Where do I submit a federal indirect cost rate proposal?

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I have a question about Indirect Cost Rate Proposals. My college has never negotiated one with a federal agency and we need to do so. Can you tell me if there is a central location where such indirect rate proposals are forwarded OR if indirect rate proposals go through individual federal agencies?

Generally, you will negotiate the indirect cost rate with the federal agency to which you are submitting the grant proposal. Once negotiated, that rate will be accepted by all federal agencies. That said, some federal grant programs cap the amount of indirect funding that can be requested regardless of your negotiated indirect cost rate.

For more information: Henry Flood's article on Indirect Costs under Publications for Purchase in the RESOURCES section.