Fringe Rates

Visit OSP's website for the overview of current fringe benefit rates.

For the current breakdown of stipendee post-doc fringe benefit rate download this document. Note that federal proposals must use the negotiated rate for future years.

F&A/IDC Rates
You can download the most recent HMS F&A and Fringe Benefit Rate Agreement dated March 7, 2018, HERE.

Review the Sponsored Awards Budgeting Policy when preparing budgets for non-federal sponsors. The F&A cost rates for non-federal sponsors can be found here (login needed). Please see the Statement of Principles on F&A when preparing budgets for non-federal sponsors.

Note that for proposals submitted to industry sponsors, HMS requires that for-profit industry sponsors pay the full calculated rate (capped for administration) of 73.16% on a Modified Total Direct Cost (MTDC) basis.

Rate Agreements
When a sponsor requests a copy of an historical rate agreement, refer below to agreements (dating back to February 2005).