Legal Entity Name: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Duns Number: 073757627-0000
Congressional District: PA-002
CHOP is registered in the federal government's Central Contractor Registration (CCR)

Information for collaborating institutions on Hospital fringe benefit and Facilities and Administrative (F&A) rates is available in the table below:

Current Fringe Benefit and F&A Rates for The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Rate Agreement Date: September 20, 2013
Facilities and Administrative (FA) Cost Rates Chart
Applicable to 7/1/10 - 6/30/12 7/1/12 - 6/30/13 7/1/13 - 6/30/16 7/1/16 - 6/30/18 7/1/16 - 6/30/18 Base
  Predetermined Final Predetermined Fixed Provisional  
*Organized Research on-site (1) 67.5% 67.5% 68% 72% 72% MTDC
**Other Research off-site (1) 35% 35% 30% 32% 32% MTDC
**Other Sponsored Activity on-site (1) 45.5% 45.5% 44% 47.5% 47.5% MTDC
**Other Sponsored Activity off-site (1) 35% 35% 30% 32% 32% MTDC
Corporate Clinical Trial Agreements 25% 25% 28% 30% 30% TDC
Children's Oncology Group Contracts N/A N/A N/A 7.9% 7.9% TDC
Sponsored Research Corporate 67.5% 67.5% 68% 72% 72% MTDC
1. Modified total direct costs, consisting of 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). Modified total direct costs shall exclude 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.
Fringe Benefit Rates Chart
Applicable to 7/1/10 - 6/30/12 7/1/12 - 6/30/13 7/1/13 - 6/30/16 7/1/16 - 6/30/18 7/1/16 - 6/30/18 Base
  Predetermined Final Predetermined Fixed Provisional  
CHOP Payroll 27.1% 27.1% 25.8% 28.95% 28.95% Salary & Wages
Pediatrics Faculty 21.7% 21.7% 22.6% 23.10% 23.10% Salary & Wages
Non-Pediatric Faculty 17.5% 17.5% 18.6% 19.20% 19.20% Salary & Wages
Practice Plan Support Staff (F2) 26.9% 26.9% 30.4% 25% 25% Salary & Wages
Treatment of Paid Absences: Vacation, holiday, sick leave and other paid absences are included in salaries and wages and are claimed on grants, contracts and other agreements as part of the normal cost for salaries and wages. Separate claims are not made for the cost of these paid absences. Fringe Benefits include: FICA, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Tuition Remission, Pension Costs, Workers’ Compensation, Unemployment Insurance and Health Insurance.
Treatment of paid absences: Vacation, holiday, sick leave and other paid absences are part of the normal cost for salaries and wages.

Fringe benefits include: FICA, disability insurance, life insurance, tuition remission, pension costs, Workers' compensation, unemployment insurance and health insurance.

MTDC: Total direct costs excluding capital expenditures, subawards in excess of $25,000 and patient care costs.

TDC: Total direct costs.

Off-site rate applies only when rent or lease costs are paid as a direct cost on an award.

Definitions:

*Organized research means all research and development activities of an institution that are separately budgeted and accounted for.

**Other sponsored activities means programs and projects financed by Federal and non-Federal agencies and organizations which involve the performance of work other than instruction and organized research. Examples of such programs and projects are health service projects and community service programs.

Quick Links