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 12, 2018
Indirect Cost Rates
Type From To Rate Location Applicable To
Fixed 7/1/2018 6/30/2019 76% On-Site Organized Research (1)
Fixed 7/1/2018 6/30/2019 34% Off-Site Organized Research (1)
Fixed 7/1/2018 6/30/2019 49.2% On-Site Other Sponsored Activities (1)
Fixed 7/1/2018 6/30/2019 34% Off-Site Other Sponsored Activities (1)
Fixed 7/1/2018 6/30/2019 7.5 All COG Subcontracts (2)
Provisional 7/1/2019 6/30/2021 Use same rates and conditions as those cited for fiscal year ending June 30, 2019
(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. (2) Modified total direct costs, consisting of all direct salaries and wages, applicable fringe benefits, materials and supplies, services, travel and subawards. Modified total direct costs shall exclude equipment, capital expenditures, charges for patient care, rental costs, tuition remission, 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**
Type From To Rate Location Applicable To
Fixed 7/1/2018 6/30/2019 29.3% All CHOP Research Employees
Fixed 7/1/2018 6/30/2019 21.6% All Pediatrics Faculty
Fixed 7/1/2018 6/30/2019 17.8% All Non-Pediatrics Faculty
Fixed 7/1/2018 6/30/2019 30.4% All Research Support Staff
Provisional 7/1/2019 6/30/2021 Use same rates and conditions as those cited for fiscal year ending June 30, 2019
Treatment of Fringe Benefits: The fringe benefits are charged using the rate(s) listed in the Fringe Benefits Section of this Agreement. The fringe benefits included in the rate(s) are listed below.


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.

Equipment means an article of nonexpendable tangible personal property having a useful life of more than one year, and an acquisition cost of $5,000 or more per unit.


Next proposal based on FYE 6/30/18 is due in office by 12/31/18.