Faculty research support

Proposal development and processing support are available to all College of Science faculty, staff, and students preparing sponsored project proposals. The Grant Support Team will help you regardless of how close you are to the deadline. Please be aware that assistance may be limited in cases where advance notice of the proposal was not given. To maximize the use of these resources, please contact us as soon as possible.

Danny Sierra

Danny Sierra

Grants & Projects Analyst
dsierra@unr.edu | (775) 682-8786

Heidi Eskew

Heidi Eskew

Coordinator, Research Grants
heskew@unr.edu | (775) 682-8794

Proposal submission process

Commonly used application information

Legal name and institution numbers

  • Legal name: Board of Regents, NSHE, obo University of Nevada, Reno
  • DUNS number: 14-651-5460
  • Nevada Legislative District: NV-002
  • Employee Identification Number (EIN)/University Tax ID#: 88-6000024
  • EIN for DHHS: 188-6000024A1

F&A (indirect cost) rates

Activity Rate
Research, on-campus: July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022   45.5%
Research, on-campus: July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023   46%
Research, on-campus: July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024   47%
Research, off-campus: July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2024   26%
Instruction, on-campus: July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021 51.3%
Instruction, off-campus: July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2024 26%
Other, on-campus: July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021  35%
Other, on-campus: July 1, 2021 -  June 30, 2024  31%
Other, off-campus: July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2024  26%

Fringe benefit rates

Employee status Rate
Professional* 32.3%
Classified 42.3%
Graduate Assistant** 13.9%
Letter of Appointment 11.5%
Wages*** 0.5%

*Also use the Professional rate for post docs and faculty EDA (with retirement).

**Graduate assistant health insurance is included in the 13.9% fringe rate.

***Use the wages rate for student and hourly wages (when FTE is less than 50%) and faculty overload without retirement.