The University of West Virginia has negotiated an indirect cost rate agreement (NICRA) with the federal government. In particular, the indirect costs agreement is negotiated and approved by the U.S. Department of Health; This agency is often referred to as the cognitent agency that sets research and development rates and ancillary benefit rates for sponsored projects. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources research and development agreement lists the indirect costs that the university can calculate for research, teaching and other sponsored activities on and off campus. It also lists the budget categories exempt from indirect costs as well as the ancillary benefit rates that this institution can charge the government. All federal authorities have copies of the WVU/WVURC Indirect Cost/F-A Rate Agreement and are required to consider their secondary benefits and indirect cost rates. Help IP develop and submit a proposal that is part of the funding guidelines, including: support with an adequate and accurate budget, format support, to ensure that the proposal is complete and that it positively represents the university and the auditor. In theory, all of these costs could be billed directly; However, practical difficulties preclude such an approach. As a result, they are generally divided into clusters and distributed to institutional activities fostered by a cost-cutting process. The final product of this allocation process in one or more of the research and development rates that then apply to individual grants and contracts, To determine the amount of indirect costs to be charged to the premium If you have additional questions about the eligible cost of a sponsored project or agreement, please contact the Office of Sponsored Programs at (304) 293-3998. Work with Principal Investigator to negotiate the terms of sponsored agreements. For some proposals, the Agency may request clarification or a breakdown of ancillary benefit rates.
In these cases, here are the details you need: The correct sentence is the maximum amount authorized by the Agency for the type of activity proposed by the lead investigator. Please note the following graph, which illustrates the different research and development rates based on the type of sponsored activity of the program: Indirect costs, since they relate to a sponsored project or agreements, are eligible cost items directly related to the project, but cannot be directly attributed to that specific project.