Information Commonly Requested on Applications
Ready to apply for funding? This application information document provides lots of information commonly requested on applications (all those Federal identifiers, numbers, and dates), an overview of how to apply and overview about using human subjects and animals in research at UNE. This document will guide you through many questions that come up in this process.
The rate agreement document (PDF) sets our Facilities and Administrative Cost rate (aka Indirect Costs) at 42.00% of a Modified Total Direct Cost base for on-campus projects and 18.00% of MTDC base for off-campus. There are details in how to calculate the MTDC base and which rate to use, so please reach out to us to understand these new rates which are effective 6/1/20.
IRS Determination Letter
The most recent official IRS letter (PDF) stating our tax-exempt 501(c)3 status.
Using the Foundation Directory Online
This foundation directory instruction sheet (PDF) guides you through it.
Note: Before approaching any foundation, small or large, please check with Ellen Ridley in Institutional Advancement at (207) 221-4419.
Using PIVOT (formerly Community of Science)
Note: Community of Science has changed to PIVOT. All members of the UNE community have access to this powerful search tool, but you will need to create a username and password the first time you visit (it's easy, but you must use your UNE email address). This PIVOT instruction sheet (PDF) will help guide you through the process.
As of 2016, both fringe rate and indirect rate have changed. All applications must use the new fringe rate of 30% and the new indirect rate of 71.4% of salaries and wages base. Please direct your questions to anyone in OSP.
Faculty mini-grant applications
The UNE Mini-Grant program provides intramural funding that helps support faculty research and scholarship at the University of New England.