Facts and Rates

Looking for rates, names, numbers, and other information to use when filling out forms or constructing a grant budget? If you can't find what you need on this page, call us.

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Authorized Institutional Official (AOR)Indirect Cost Rate
CAGE CodeMileage Reimbursement Rate
Congressional District and Related InformationNASA, NSF Submitting Numbers
DUNS NumberPer diem Rates, Domestic
Facilities & Administrative (F&A) Cost RatePer diem Rates, Foreign
Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN)State Government Information
Fringe Benefits RatesStudent Wage Rates
Human Subjects FWA numberSubmitting Numbers for Federal Forms (NSF, NASA)
IACUC number (Animal Research)Tax ID# (EIN)
Annual Salary Increments 


Facilities & Administrative Cost Rate (Indirect Cost Rate)

Effective 07/01/2018

Middlebury College's indirect cost rate is 65% of salaries and wages.

Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS)'s rate is 54% of salaries and wages.

These rates are negotiated with the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Date of most recent agreement: April 18, 2019

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Fringe Benefits Rates

Effective 07/01/2018

Middlebury College's fringe rate is 37% of salaries & wages.

Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS)'s rate is 31% of salaries and wages.

This rate is negotiated with the US Department of Health and Human Services. It is a "blended rate" and does not necessarily reflect the actual rate for a given position.

Date of most recent agreement: April 18, 2019.

Other Fringe Rates—Use only with approval from the grants office:

"Mandated Benefit" rate: 10% of salaries and wages

FICA Rate: 7.65% of salaries and wages

Waived rate for undergraduate students: 10% of stipends

Academic year undergraduate students: 3%

For more information about fringe rates, click here.

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Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN)

Tax ID # 03-0179298

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Submitting Numbers for Federal Forms

NSF: 003-691-3000

NASA: 2680

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Human Subjects FWA and IACUC Numbers

FWA (Federal Wide Assurance): 00001297

IACUC Assurance: A3429-01

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DUNS Number and CAGE Code

DUNS: 020651675


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Mileage Reimbursement

To ensure you are using the current rate, check Accounts Payable's information about purchasing and payment.

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Authorized Institutional Official or Authorized Organizational Representative

The above terms are frequently used by funding sources who want an appropriately authorized institutional official to sign grant applications or other grant related documents.   

Contact OGSP staff  (or at MIIS, Meghan Rasmussen) to determine the appropriate institutional official for your situation.  

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Congressional District and Related Information

Congressional District: Vermont has only one district. For Grants.gov and other online proposals, use VT-001 (or 00 in some cases).

US Senators: Patrick Leahy, Bernard Sanders

US Representative: Peter Welch

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State Government Information

Governor - Phil Scott

State Senators - Addison County: Chris Bray, Ruth Hardy

Representatives - Middlebury: Robin Scheu, Amy Sheldon

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Annual Salary Increments

The current (2018-2019) annual percentage increments to use when estimating salary increases for multi-year budgets:

  • faculty: 5%
  • staff: 3%
  • students (hourly): 3%
  • student stipends: $10 per week per year

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