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Research and Sponsored Programs

Administration 310

Office: 719.549.2551
Fax: 719.549.2071

Resources, Forms, and Policies



    Current University Data

    Fringe Benefit Rates as of July, 2018

    Faculty or Contract 


    Faculty or Contract Supplemental/Stipend


    Classified Supplemental


    Classified Staff




    Non-student Hourly or Part-Time Temporary


    Graduate Assistant or Teacher Assistant




    Indirect Costs/F&A as of July 2015

    48% of  salaries and wages for all personnel  (not including fringe benefits). This is for federal grants.***

    A limited number of programs may have different requirements. For non-federal grants, IC rates may be negligible. Please contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs for specifics

    ***Check periodically; rates are subject to change.

    CSU-Pueblo Statistics as of July 2016

    • percentage of minority students – 45%
    • percentage of first-generation students – 40%
    • percentage of students who attend only part-time – 20%
    • percentage of students who live in poverty – 48%
    • current enrollment of CSU-Pueblo - 4244
    • does CSU-Pueblo have the largest minority student population out of the 13 state funded institutions – Yes 45%
    • percentage of student body that self-reports that they are Hispanic (31% )/and of these students, what percentage are low income – 63%
    • percentage of CSU-Pueblo students who rely on financial aid of some kind – 66%
    • percentage of CSU-Pueblo students who are at least 24 years of age – 30%
    • percentage of CSU-Pueblo students who are responsible for the care of at least one dependent – 13%
    • percentage of first-time, full-time students who are retained and enroll in the second year – 64%
    • STEM disciplines – percentage enrolled that identify themselves as minorities – 41% Note: Analysis is based on fall 2012 CSU-Pueblo on-campus final AIS frozen data and FY15-16 financial aid data.

    Federal Agencies

    Directories of Federal Agencies

    Federal Government Resources on the Web   -- Federal Government resources on the web.

    U.S. Federal Government Agencies Page --A comprehensive list of federal agencies from LSU Libraries.

    OMB Circulars; Federal Demonstration Partnership; NSF; NIH; NASA; Department of Education (ED); Department of Defense; Other Federal Laws and Regulations.

    Selected Federal Links

    Corporation for National and Community Services -- has engaged more than a million Americans in service to their communities - helping to solve community problems. Partners with government, nonprofit, and business.

    Council for International Exchange of Scholars (Fulbright Scholars)   publicizes the annual competition, oversees the peer review process and makes CIES recommendations for lecturing and postdoctoral research awards abroad, and arranges also for the academic affiliation and programs of visiting scholars in the United States.

    Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team (DMORT)  -- This is a Federal Level Response Team designed to provide mortuary assistance in the case of a mass fatality incident or cemetery related incident.  This and other medical teams are administered by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of Emergency Preparedness - National Disaster Medical System NDMS and thousands of volunteer members from across the country dedicated to helping those in need. 

    Department of Agriculture -- mission strives to develop cutting edge technologies that improve food and fiber production and enhance the safety of the national food supply.

    National Telecommunications and Information Administration -- NTIA's Office of Telecommunications and Information Applications (OTIA) assists state and local governments, educational and health care entities, libraries, public service agencies, and other groups in effectively using telecommunications and information technologies to better provide public services and advance other national goals.

    Department of Education -- The Administration's priorities include national efforts to improve reading and math, reduce class size, strengthen school construction, and promote major new  initiatives and the Partnership for Family Involvement in Education.

    Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Language Affairs  --  helps school districts meet their responsibility to provide equal education opportunity to limited English proficient children.

    Office of Postsecondary Education -- provides grants to institutions to increase access to higher education, improve the academic preparations of students, and strengthen institutional capacity. Also included here are international and graduate education programs.

    TRIO Programs -- include eight outreach and support programs targeted to help disadvantaged students progress from middle school to post baccalaureate programs.

    Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education   - FIPSE's main activity each year is conducting the Comprehensive Program, a grant program intended to support innovative educational reform projects that can serve as national models for the improvement of postsecondary education. If you have a good idea for improving teaching or student learning, or for improving access to postsecondary education , then FIPSE's Comprehensive Program might be an ideal funding source.

    Department of Energy -- The Energy Department is committed to helping educate our nation's next generation of scientists. The department's ESTEEM web site brings the scientific and educational resources of our national laboratories to a central location.

    Department of Health and Human Services --  has approximately 300 grant programs, most of which are administered in a decentralized manner by several agencies.

    Health Resources and Services Administration Bureau of Health Professionals-- directs national health programs which improve the health of the Nation by assuring quality health care to underserved, vulnerable and special-need populations and by promoting appropriate health professions workforce capacity and practice, particularly in primary care and public health. Bureau of Health Professions -- support for health professions workforce enhancement and educational infrastructure development with respect to workforce quality, supply, diversity, and distribution.

    Department Housing and Urban Development (HUD) -- The mission of HUD is to ensure a decent, safe, and sanitary home and suitable living environment for every American by fighting for fair housing, increasing affordable housing and home ownership, reducing homelessness, promoting jobs and economic opportunity, empowering people and communities and restoring the public trust.

    Justice Information Center  --  funds researchers and practitioners engaging in specific criminal and juvenile justice projects. General financial aid for college study is not available.

    National Institute of Justice  -- Supports research, evaluation and demonstration programs, development of technology, and both national and international information dissemination.

    Environmental Protection Agency -- To protect human health and safeguard the natural environment.

    The Federal Register -- The Federal Register is the official daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential Documents. 

    National Endowment for the Arts -- fosters the excellence, diversity, and vitality of the arts in the United States, and helps to broaden public access to the arts. Since 1965, the NEA has awarded more in 111,000 grants.

    National Endowment for the Humanities -- A federal agency that supports learning in history, literature, philosophy, and other areas of the humanities. NEH provided funding for research, education, museum exhibitions, documentaries, preservation, and local activities at the state level.

    National Science Foundation -- an independent U.S. government agency responsible for promoting science and engineering through programs that invest over $3.3 billion per year in almost 20,000 research and education projects in science and engineering.


    State Agencies

    Colorado Endowment for the Humanities -- Online grant assistance is available through this site.  The Colorado Endowment, affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities, develops and funds diverse programs around the state with the goal of encouraging life-long learning in the humanities.

    Colorado Commission on Higher Education --  The Colorado Commission on Higher Education is the state policy and coordinating board for Colorado's public higher education system. The mission of the Commission is to implement the directives of the General Assembly, and promote and preserve quality, access, accountability, diversity and efficiency within Colorado public higher education.

    Colorado Department of Education -- CDE is the state agency for Colorado preK-12 public education, adult literacy, and state libraries.

    Colorado State Government Agencies Index -- List of Colorado Agencies. 


    Funding Alerts

    Ed INFO -- a listserv designed to help  keep you up-to-date on the latest findings from education research & statistics, highlights from new reports, news about Department initiatives & programs, funding opportunities, recent additions to our website, &  more.

    Foundation Center's RFP Bulletin -- As a member of the list, you will receive a weekly digest of new RFPs (request for proposals) issued by U.S. grantmakers and government agencies.  Sign up to receive one (or all) of our free electronic newsletters.

    GrantsNet -- Funding opportunities for training in the biological and medical Sciences.

    NEH Outlook Newsletter - Keep yourself posted with the NEH Outlook.  Sign up for a free email newsletter.

    National Science Foundation Update   -- Receive postings via email that meets your own criteria.  The Custom News Service is available to anyone wishing to know about new NSF publications.

    NSF E-Bulletin  -- Receive the E-Bulletin via email (Foundation-wide grant announcements). 

    Institute of Museum and Library Services --   Find out how museums and libraries across the country use IMLS awards to further their service to the public. The Primary Source will help provide the latest information about IMLS grant programs, explain funding priorities, showcase successful grant proposals and highlight IMLS research and publications. To subscribe send a blank e-mail message to: .  To unsubscribe send a blank e-mail message to .  You will receive an e-mail notification of your subscription status.


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Research and Sponsored Programs

Administration 310

Office: 719.549.2551
Fax: 719.549.2071

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