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Graves Hall in Spring Institutional Data

The following Hope College data is provided to assist you in completing agency cover sheets, cover letter, letter of intent or proposal introduction. If the information you are seeking is not found here please view the Institutional Research website or contact Tracey Nally, Director of Sponsored Research Programs, 616-395-7316.

Authorizing Official: Tracey Nally, Director of Sponsored Research Programs should be listed as the authorizing official if the grant will be submitted electronically. If a paper proposal is required, follow the organization's guidelines. More than likely the President will be listed requiring his signature. If you are unsure, please contact the Sponsored Research Office (SRO).

Tracey Nally
Sponsored Research Programs
Hope College
P.O. Box 9000
Holland MI 49422-9000
616-395-7559 fax

Fiscal Officer: Kevin Kraay manages all post-award financial activities. He should be the person listed to receive the award funds. If it's a governmental award, Kevin will electronically request the funds from the agency. Once the primary investigator (PI) receives the offical award notice, he/she must contact Kevin Kraay to establish a fund to begin the expenditures.

Kevin Kraay
Business Manager
Hope College
P.O. Box 9000
Holland MI 49422-9000
616-395-7140 fax


Audited Financial Statement

Fringe Benefit Rate
FEDERAL: 18.15% (6.20% FICA + 1.45% MQFE [medicare] + 10.5% retirement) of senior and other personnel salaries. If PD/PI or other senior personnel provide more than 50% of their time on the grant use 32%.

PRIVATE: Sources vary so follow their guidelines. Some only allow FICA (6.20%/MQFE (1.45%) = 7.65%

Indirect Cost Rate
FEDERAL Funding: 49% of senior personnel and student salaries and wages before fringe benefits (except NSF REU which no longer allows indirect on student stipends)

PRIVATE Funding: It varies so refer to the funding source guideline.

Hope College does not have a indirect cost rate for off campus activity.

Indirect Cost Rate Agreement Date
Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) from 07/01/2014 - 06-30-20. DHHS. Point of Contact, Arif Karim (214)767-3261.

Student Fringe Benefits (FICA/MQFE)
7.65% of student summer salary to cover Hope's portion of the taxes. Enrolled students during the academic year are exempt.

Student Summer Housing
Rates are determined by the Business Services Office at the beginning of each calendar year. You are advised to go to their site for a current rate. However, the following projected rates are provided for the development of future grant proposal budgets at an estimated 10% annual increase.

Estimated weekly rates:
2016 = $139
2017 = $153
2018 = $168
2019 = $185
2020 = $203

Transportation Rates
mileage reimbursement = .45/mile
Hope car/van rental

Federal Per Diem rates for MI

Payment Address
Hope College
C/O Kevin Kraay
Hope College
P.O. Box 9000
Holland MI 49422-9000

Cover Sheet Data

Animal Welfare Assurance Number - NIH
effective January 4, 2012 - December 31, 2015

Awardee Organization Code

Board of Trustee Chairperson
Mary Bauman

Community & Government Entity Code (CAGE) Code

Congressional District
2nd (MI-002)

County Code

DUNS Number

EIN/Entity or IRS Number

Federal Interagency Committee on Education (FICE)
Industrial Profile #

Human Subjects/Assurances/Certifications
Federal Wide Assurance Number (FWA) 0010133
Internal Review Board (IRB) 00005476

Institution Code

NIH Institutional Profile Number

NIH Federal Identifier Number

Leave blank unless submitting the following:
1. "changed/corrected" proposal. Enter the tracking number. (ie. CA123456)
2. "continuation/revision/renewal". Enter previous award number.

State Executive Order 12372 Process
YES. Enter date of proposal submission.

State Representative - District 90
Daniela Garcia

State Senator - District 30
Arlan Meekhof

USDA HHS Pin Number

U.S. Congressman - District 2
Bill Huizenga


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