F&A and Fringe Benefits Rates

  • F&A Rates - Federal Sponsors
  • F&A Rates - Non-federal Sponsors
    F&A Rates - Non-federal Sponsors: Indirect costs rates and bases for awards to Harvard within the last 5 years are available in GMAS on the “Recent overhead rates” section of each sponsor’s Organization page.
  • F&A Rate Agreements
    After World War II when the federal government initiated a close partnership with universities in pursuit of the research enterprise, recognition was given to the infrastructure costs needed to support this expensive endeavor.
  • Fringe Benefits Rates
    Fringe benefits (FB) are employee associated costs such as health plan expenses, pension plan expenses and workman's compensation expenses, among others.