proposal preparation fact sheet

Below you will find information that may be requested by granting agencies on the proposal cover sheet

such as form SF-424:

Cheyney University Authorized Official: 
Michelle R. Howard-Vital, Ph.D.

Tel:  (610) 399-2220     
Fax: (610) 399-2415


Cheyney University of Pennsylvania (Main Campus)
1837 University Circle, P.O. Box 200

Cheyney, PA  19319


Please Note: Cheyney University is located in both Chester and Delaware Counties.  The Administrative Office (i.e. the Office of the President) and the Historic Quadrangle are both located in Delaware County.


Cheyney University Center City (CUCC)

701 Market Street, 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Data Universal Numbering System Number (DUNS No.):  103802310
Federal ID Number (EIN/TIN): 232478688
Commercial and Government Entity Number (CAGE No.): 00MYD0

Congressional District (Main Campus) – 7th (Enter PA-07 in applications.)

Congressional District (CUCC) – 1st (Enter PA-01 in applications)

Pennsylvania Senate Districts – Main Campus (9th – Chester County, 26th – Delaware County), CUCC – 1st.

Pennsylvania House Districts – Main Campus (160th – Chester County, 168th – Delaware County), CUCC – 175th.

 Federalwide Assurance Number for Protection of Human Subjects:   FWA00018576

Indirect Cost Rates (F & A Costs):

All On-Campus programs: 42.0%

All Off-Campus programs: 26.0%

These rates are multiplied by salaries, wages, fringe benefits, *supplies, domestic travel and the first $25,000 of each subcontract. 

Our Indirect Cost Agreement is with the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) and is effective 06/01/10 – 06/30/14. 


*Please note that the feds define equipment as a single item costing $5,000 or more.  In other words, a laptop is considered supplies and not equipment.

Fringe benefit rates:  Full-time staff and faculty on a 12-month contract – 45% of salaries and wages. 

Faculty on a 9-month contract - 45% during those nine months; 17% during the 3 summer months.

Part-time employees – 7.65% (FICA)

Students working full-time in the summer and taking no classes – 7.65% (FICA)