The following is a list of frequently asked questions about writing grants at WSU. If you can't find an answer here, contact the G&SP Office at npeterson@winona.edu or call ext. 5519.


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What is our federally negotiated indirect cost rate?
44% of salaries, wages and fringe benefits (provisional as of 7/1/15 until amended). Calling it a "negotiated" rate is somewhat misleading. The federal government basically sets the rate based on financial information we provide.

When was our rate last approved?
August 13, 2013 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services representative Theodore Foster. His phone number is 214.767.3261. For a copy of the agreement, click here.

How does WSU distribute the indirect costs received?
15% - Department of the Principal Investigator or Project Director
10% - College of the Principal Investigator or Project Director
15% - Library
25% - Administration (Business Office)
35% - Grants & Sponsored Projects

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Nancy Kay Peterson
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