Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet For Grant Writing

Type of Institution:

Private, Non-Profit, Tax-exempt under Section 501 (c) (3) of the IRS Code. Date of incorporation and chartered in 1957

Service Area:

The variety of the University’s programs attract a diverse student body from the urban and general metropolitan area of Hartford, CT, and three-fourths of the states of the United States, and more than 62 countries.


The University of Hartford is accredited by the Board of Higher Education of the State of Connecticut, and by the New England Commission of Higher Education, which accredits schools and colleges in the six New England states.

Board of Regents:

Board of Regents

Primary Signatories:

Katherine Black, Provost
Jamie Skowyra, Vice President for Finance and Operations

Office of Sponsored Programs staff have varying degrees of authority to submit grant applications (Julie Portfolio and Anne Berry), or sign contracts and internal documents (Julie Portfolio) on behalf of the University. This authority derived from the Provost and managed by internal policy.

Legal Name:

University of Hartford

Legal Address:

200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117-1545

Office of Sponsored  Programs (OSP) Address:

University of Hartford
Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)
Auerbach Hall, Room 113A
West Hartford, CT 06117-1545


Hartford County

Congressional District:


EIN # (IRS):






CCR Cage #:


Domestic Animal Assurance #:


Link to UH IACUC:

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

FederalWide Assurance #:(Human Subject Assurance)             


IRB Number




Link to UH HSC:

Human Subjects Committee (HSC)

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code:

8221 Colleges, Universities & Professional Schools

Indirect Rate (aka)F&A Facilities & Administration/overhead rate

15% for Private Funders (corporate/foundations).This rate can increase/decrease according to funder’s guidelines.

43% for Public agencies (federal/state). The rate should be noted in applications as "Provisional" since the "Predetermined" rate ended 6/30/19. The new rate is currently under negotiation. The university's rate includes salaries/wages and excludes all other fringe benefits (i.e., healthcare).

Fiscal Year:

July 1 – June 30

Fringe Rate

(as of July 1, 2023)

Full-time faculty/staff: 34.23%

Part-time faculty/staff/summer work: 8.40%