Fact Sheet

The following information is provided to assist you in completing your proposal application. These are common items requested by sponsors; if your application requests information not provided here, please contact ORSP.

Address and Website

1801 East Cotati Avenue

Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3613


System for Award Management (SAM) Registration

SSU is registered in the system; registration expiration date changes every year – if the date is required please contact your Project Administrator

Entity Type

SSU is a state-controlled, public institution of higher education

SSU is a primarily undergraduate institution (PUI)

SSU has received 501c (3) status (if a copy of the determination letter is required, ORSP can provide it)

SSU is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)

Dun & Bradstreet Identifier (i.e. DUNS number)

092554484 (9-digit)

0925544840000 (13-digit)

Unique Entity Identifier (i.e. EIN number)


Federal (IRS) Tax Identification Number (i.e. TIN)


Commercial and Governmental Entity Code (i.e. CAGE code)


North American Industry Classification System code (i.e. NAICS CODE)

611310 (Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools)


611310 - Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools

Fereralwide Assurance


Federally-negotiated Facilities and Administrative Cost Rates (i.e. F&A Rate, IDC Rate, Indirect Cost Rate)

SSU is in the process of renewing our indirect cost rate and has been instructed by the Department of Health and Human Services to continue with our provisional rate.

Cognizant Agency: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

On-campus rate: 51% of Salaries, Wages and Benefits

Off-campus rate: 24% of Salaries, Wages and Benefits

Effective Dates: July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2020

Congressional District

California – 5th (i.e. CA-005)

Fiscal Year

July 1 – June 30

October 1 - September 30 (federal fiscal year)

Authorized Institutional Official (for proposal submissions)

Steve Karp

Associate Vice President, Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

1801 E. Cotati Avenue – 1040 Salazar Hall

Rohnert Park, CA 94928

Phone: 707.664.3715

E-mail: steve.karp@sonoma.edu