Research and Graduate Studies

Institutional Information for Proposals

Name of Legal Applicant / Awardee Institution / Fiscal Agent

The University Corporation 

Animal Welfare Assurance Number

A3915-01

Applicant Address, Phone Number, and Fax Number

The University Corporation
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330-8232
Phone: 818-677-2901
Fax: 818-677-4691 

Authorized Institutional Representatives

(Officials authorized to commit the University, as well as to negotiate and sign grants and contracts) 

Crist Khachikian, Ph.D., Associate Vice President
Research and Graduate Studies
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330-8222
Phone: 818-677-2138
Fax: 818-677-4691


Mr. Scott Perez, Director
Office of Research & Sponsored Projects
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330-8232
Phone: 818-677-2901
Fax: 818-677-4691

Ms. Shirley Lang, Assistant Director
Office of Research & Sponsored Projects
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330-8232
Phone: 818-677-2901
Fax: 818-677-4691
shirley.lang@csun.edu

Checks should be made payable and mailed to:

The University Corporation
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330-8309 

Cognizant Federal Agency (Agency Name, POC Name and Phone Number)

DHHS (US Department of Health and Human Services), Patrick Smith, 415-437-7820 

Congressional District

30th (CA-030) 

DoD CAGE Code (Commercial and Government Entity)

9L024

DUNS Number (Data Universal Numbering System) for The University Corporation

055752331 

DUNS Number (Data Universal Numbering System) for California State University, Northridge

037760126

F&A (aka Indirect Cost) and Fringe Rates

DHHS Rate Agreement: F&A/IDC and Fringe Benefit Rates and definitions (.pdf)

Period covered by agreement: July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2019; may be amended

The University Corporation provides an explanation of fringe rates. Please see Section 2 for a chart of current rates to use in your budget.

Federal Tax ID Number (EIN) for The University Corporation

95-1992732

Federal Tax ID Number (EIN) for California State University, Northridge

95-4358677

Human Subjects Assurance Number (FWA or Federalwide Assurance)

FWA00001335

NAICS (North American Industry Classification System, primary code)

611310

Narrative Templates and Samples

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NIH-IPF Number (Institutional Profile File)

0513617

NSF Organization Code

0011536001

OPE ID Number (USDE Office of Postsecondary Education)

00115300

Performing Institution

California State University, Northridge 

SIC Code (Standard Industrial Classification)

8221

State Assembly District

45th

State Senate District

18th

Tax Status

Tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Letter dated May 20, 2003 (.pdf)

Type of Organization

  • Public/State Controlled Institution of Higher Education

  • Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)*

  • Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI)**

*A Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) is defined as an institution of higher education that—
(A) is an eligible institution; and
(B) has an enrollment of undergraduate full-time equivalent students that is at least 25 percent Hispanic students at the end of the award year immediately preceding the date of application.

**The term ‘Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving institution’ means an institution of higher education that—
(A) is an eligible institution under section 312(b); and
(B) at the time of application, has an enrollment of undergraduate students that is not less than 10 percent students who are Asian American or Native American Pacific Islander. (Ed.gov, 2011)

Please note: CSUN is not a Minority Serving Institution.

[The definition of Minority Serving Institution as defined in the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program (MSEIP). This list of “minority institutions” was compiled based on the definition of “minority institution” found in § 365(3) the Higher Education Act (HEA) (20 U.S.C. § 1067k(3)). § 365(3)’s definition of “minority institution” applies to the MSEIP and other programs that reference this definition. For more information on this, reference the website http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/edlite-minorityinst-list.html.]