Each year, the Office of the Vice President for Research returns indirect costs collected from grants and contracts during the preceding fiscal year (July 1 – June 30) to principal investigators, department chairs, and if appropriate, directors of certain authorized centers/institutes. The current distributions are at Project Manager (formerly Project PI) 10%; Department Chair 7.5%; and if a center/institute is identified in UFIRST as supporting the project, then 7.5% to the Center/Institute Director. The remainder of the indirect costs collected is returned to the college. Please follow the mapping below. Steps 2 and 4 will guide you directly on how to designate IDC to the UF Genetics Institute. If you have any questions or need assistance please contact Cindy Heesacker 273-5033. Thank you for your support!
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Locate and open the UFIRST Award. On the left-hand-side of the screen under My Activities, and at the bottom, click Update Project IDC Returns.
In the Update Project IDC Returns pop-up window two options will be available.
1) To add a new IDC distribution
2) To update an existing IDC distribution
Upon selecting either Add or Update, select the project for which the IDC Distribution is being made or adjusted.
In Field 2.0 use the text box to search for the Center that should receive IDC distributions from the previously identified (example) project. Please note that the wildcard “%” can be used in this field to assist in the query.
In Field 3.0 enter the percentage of the IDC returns that should be allocated to this center. Please note only three centers can receive IDC distributions from a single project. Across all center distributions for a single project, the percentage of distribution cannot exceed 7.5%
Once complete click OK in both pop-up windows.
Repeat Steps 1-5 as necessary.