Institutional Information

The Columbia Institutional Information Sheet provides very important information in order to complete your grant application. Often this information is needed on the Proposal Face Sheet or Cover Sheet of the application.

Please note where there is different information listed for the Morningside and CUMC campuses.

Besides basic institutional information, there is pertinent information on the Sheet that you will need when preparing your budget, which includes F&A Rates, Fringe Rates, NIH Salary Cap information, and GRA Cap Considerations.  Consult with your assigned SPA Project Officer when determining which of these rates to use in your proposal budget.

Institution's Legal Name

  • The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York

Name of individual to be notified if award is made

  • Rudina Odeh-Ramadan, Associate Vice President for Research Administration Sponsored Projects Administration Columbia University

Office to be notified if award is made

  • Morningside:
    • 615 West 131st Street 6th Floor, Mail Code 8725 New York, NY 10027-7922
    • MS-grants-office@columbia.edu
    • Phone: (212) 854-6851
    • Fax: (212) 854-2738
  • Medical Center:
    • 630 West 168th Street, Box 49 New York, NY 10032-3702
    • grants-office@columbia.edu
    • Phone: (212) 305-4191
    • Fax: (212) 305-3697

Email address for recipient of electronic notice of grant awards

  • Morningside:
    • MS-grants-office@columbia.edu
  • Medical Center:
    • grants-office@columbia.edu

If awarded, check should be drawn to

  • The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York

University Fiscal Officer

  • Barbara Hough, Vice President, Controller and Treasurer; Office of the Controller; Columbia University; 615 West 131st Street, 3rd Floor-Studebaker Bldg  New York, NY 10027

Check Mailing Address (not to SPA)

  • Please indicate the sponsor's name, the investigator's name, the sponsored project account number, and grant number, if known, on check
  • Columbia University Sponsored Projects Finance P.O. Box 29789 General Post Office New York, NY 10087-9789 (This is Columbia University's lockbox)

Type of Organization

  • Private, Non-Profit, 501(c)(3)

Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN)

  • 13-5598093

Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN)

  • General EIN Number: 135598093
  • NIH Proposals
    • Morningside: 135598093A1
    • Medical Center: 135598093A7

Institutional Profile Number (IPF)

  • Morningside: 1833202
  • Medical Center: 1833205

Congressional District

  • Cover page of SF424 should reflect NY-013
  • Project/Performance Site Location(s)should reflect the following districts of where the actual work is taking place:
    • Morningside: NY-010
    • Medical Center: NY-013
    • Manhattanville: NY-013
    • Lamont-Doherty and Nevis Labs: NY-017

New York State Senate and Assembly

Dun & Bradstreet (DUNS)

  • Morningside: 049179401
  • Medical Center: 621889815

Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code

  • Morningside: 1B053
  • Medical Center: 3FHD3

Federal Interagency Committee on Education (FICE) Institution Code

  • 002707

Cognizant Agency

  • Ryan McCarthy
  • HHS Representative
  • Division of Cost Allocation, Department of Health and Human Services
    26 Federal Plaza Room 41-122 New York, NY 10278
    Phone: (212) 264-2069

Standard Industrial Code

  • 8221

Cost Accounting Standards Board Disclosure Date

  • December 12, 1996

Federal Interagency Committee on Education (FICE) Number

  • 002707

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

  • 611310

European Commission Participant Identification Code (PIC #)

  • 998269778

Type of F&A Rate Agreement

  • Predetermined for FY18, 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2018 (PRED.)
  • Provisional as of FY19, 7/1/18 until amended (PROV.)

Base identified in F&A Rate Agreement

  • Modified Total Direct Cost (MTDC) - MTDC means all direct salaries and wages, applicable fringe benefits, materials and supplies, services, travel, and up to the first $25,000 of each subaward (regardless of the period of performance of the subawards under the award). MTDC excludes equipment, capital expenditures, charges for patient care, rental costs, tuition remission, scholarships and fellowships, participant support costs and the portion of each subaward in excess of $25,000. Other items may only be excluded when necessary to avoid a serious inequity in the distribution of indirect costs, and with the approval of the cognizant agency for indirect costs.

Current and Previous Rate Agreements

Non-Government Sponsors

  • F&A rate is dependent on the sponsor's guidelines. Please consult your assigned Project Officer with any questions.

Industry Sponsored Research Agreements (SRAs) and Industry Sponsored Clinical Trials

  • F&A rates vary by school. Please consult your Licensing Officer at Columbia Technology Ventures at TechVentures@columbia.edu
  • For industry sponsored clinical trials, contact the Clinical Trials Office (CTO) at CTOinformation@columbia.edu

NIH Salary Caps

NIH NRSA Stipend Levels

  • NRSA Postdoctoral Stipend Levels, Training Related Expenses, Institutional Allowance, and Tuition/Fees Effective for Fiscal Year 2017 (NOT-OD-17-003)
  • NRSA Predoctoral Stipend Levels, Training Related Expenses, Institutional Allowance, and Tuition/Fees Effective for Fiscal Year 2017 (NOT-OD-17-084)

GRA Information

  • Columbia Tuition Rates and Fees
  • Note - the maximum amount awarded by the NIH for the support of a graduate student supported on a research grant or a cooperative agreement is tied to the zero level National Research Service Award (NRSA) stipend in effect at the time the grant award is issued. For FY17, it is $47,484.

Current Government Fringe Rate

  • Applies to awards from all levels of government
  • See Controller's Office for more fringe rate information, and specific information regarding student employees

Current Non-Government Agencies Fringe Rate

  • See Controller's Office for more fringe rate information, and specific information regarding student employees

Human Subjects Federal-Wide Assurance

  • Columbia University Medical Center
    • FWA# 00002636
    • Expiration 1/20/2021
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    • FWA# 00002635
    • Expiration 1/27/2021
  • Columbia University (Morningside)
    • FWA# 00003831
    • Expiration 2/3/2021
  • For copies of these assurances, please go to the IRB's website, and look under 'Federalwide Assurance.'

Protection of Human Subjects Assurance Form

  • OMB No. 0990-0263

Laboratory Animals Animal Welfare Assurance

  • Morningside and Medical Center
    • Assurance Number: A3007-01
    • Effective 07/31/2017
    • Expires 07/31/2021

Accreditation by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC)

  • since June 16, 1989

NYS DOH Animal Care & Use Certificate Number

  • A141

Institute of Comparative Medicine's Animal Care Per Diem Rates

Radioisotopes NRC License

  • 74-2878-03

Misconduct in Science Assurance Date

  • February 7, 2000