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Useful Information for Applications

last updated 09/16/14

Administrative Signing Officials Info (for use in Proposal Applications)

Elizabeth H. Adams
Executive Director, Evanston Campus
Office for Sponsored Research (OSR)
1801 Maple Ave.
2nd Floor, Suite 2410
Evanston, IL 60201-3149
phone: 847/491-3003
fax: 847/491-4800

David Lynch
Executive Director, Chicago Campus
Office for Sponsored Research (OSR)
750 N. Lake Shore Drive, Rubloff 7th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611-4579
phone: 312/503-7955
fax: 312/503-2234

A-133 Audit Contact (to obtain copies)

Jane Roy-Singh
Associate Director, ASRSP
633 Clark St, Crown Center G547
Evanston, IL 60208-1112

Animal Assurance Number
Expiration on 5/31/2018

Animal Care Costs
see the new rate table for current animal care costs.  For more information on implementing these new rates, see OSR's letter.

Applicant Organization
Northwestern University
1801 Maple Ave.
2nd Floor, Suite 2410
Evanston, IL 60201-3149
(See Policy on Applicant Organization and Submission of Proposals for Research or Sponsored Programs)

Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC)
Accreditation date: 2/9/2006

Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act Responsible Official (RO): Andrea D. Hall

CAGE (Commercial and Government Entity) Code
(Government Contracts)
Evanston Campus - 39GV5
Chicago Campus - 01725

State Clearinghouse Administering Executive Order 12372 Review Process

* Illinois no longer participates. If solicitation says program is covered, on SF 424 (R&R) please choose 17 b - No, second box - "PROGRAM HAS NOT BEEN SELECTED BY STATE FOR REVIEW". *

Cognizant Audit Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Office of Audit Services
105 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60603
Contact: Paul Swanson, Regional Inspector General of Audit Services
phone: 312/353-2618
fax: 312/353-3814

Cognizant Cost-Negotiation Agency
Department of Health and Human Services

Division of Cost Allocation
1301 Young Street
Room 732
Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: (214) 767-3261
Fax: (214) 767-3264

Contact: Arif Karim

Congressional District (Evanston)
Illinois House:
Illinois Senate:
U.S. Congressional District:
U.S. Congressional District (Chicago): 7

Cost Accounting Standards Report
DS2 Revision # 2 submitted 1/27/2006

DHHS F&A Agreement Dated

Dun and Bradstreet # (DUNS#)
Evanston Campus - 160079455
Chicago Campus - 005436803

Employee Fringe Benefit Rate
See the fringe benefit table for a list of rates pro-rated across fiscal years.

Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN)

Federal Region number

FICE (Federal Interagency Committee on Education)Code

Federalwide Assurance (FWA) Identification Number (expires April 5, 2017)
(replaces the General Assurance Number for Human Subjects)
FWA 00001549

Fiscal Agent/Notice of Award

Executive Director, Evanston Campus
Office for Sponsored Research (OSR)
1801 Maple Ave.
2nd Floor, Suite 2410
Evanston, IL 60201-3149
phone: 847/491-3003
fax: 847/491-4800

Illinois Department of Human Rights' Public Contracts Number (renewal pending)

January 29, 1851

Institutional Code (also NSF Awardee Organization Code)
Evanston campus: 0017392000
Chicago campus: 0017400000

Institutional Entity Number (NIH)

IRB Registration Number (expires 09/21/2013)

IRS Tax-Exempt Status
Letter dated September 28, 2012

Mileage Reimbursement Rate (Private Automobile)
Effective 01/01/2011: $0.51 per mile

Misconduct in Science, Latest Annual Assurance

NIH Institutional Profile Number
Evanston campus: 6144601
Chicago campus: 6144650

North American Industry Classification System (NIACS) Code

Official Signing for Applicant Organization
For paper applications - leave blank
For electronic applications - contact your OSR Grant and Contract Officer for more information. Registration

Chicago campus
Registration valid until 01/14/2015.

Evanston campus
Registration valid until 08/12/2015.

Public users can also check for valid registration using the `Search Record' function (by DUNS #) at

Type of Organization
Nonprofit educational institution

USA Patriot Act Responsible Official (RO): Andrea Hall

USDA registration

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