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AU's F&A Recovery Allocation Where do F&A Costs Go?

F&A Recovery

American University’s F&A rate is 43% on-campus and 19% off-campus. This amount is multiplied by the modified total direct costs to get the monetary amount that will be applied to the research project. According to American University’s Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement (NICRA), the off-campus rate is applied to all activities that are carried out at facilities that are not owned by AU (where rent is allocated to the project) as well as for projects that are performed off-campus for more than 50% of the project duration.