Frequently Requested Information

Standard Information Required for Proposals
Application request: Response provided by PI:
Applicant Organization Savannah State University
Type of Organization Historically Black College and University (HBCU);
U.S. Congressional District GA-001
Authorized Official for Grants for Savannah State University;
Address for Sponsored Research Correspondence
Chellu S. Chetty, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President, Research & Sponsored Programs
PO Box 40289
Savannah State University
3219 College Street
Savannah, GA 31404
Telephone: (912) 358-4277
Fax: (912) 358-4780
President of Savannah State University Dr. Cheryl Davenport Dozier
PO Box 20449
Savannah State University
3219 College Street
Savannah, GA 31404
Telephone: (912) 358-4000
Fax: (912) 351-3588 Email:
Principal Investigator Faculty Name (or investigator to serve as project correspondent if there are co-investigators)
Tax Identification Number (TIN) 58-6002069
DUNS Number 072473432 - some Department of Education programs
879931509 - All Other Programs
HHS Federal Wide Assurance Number (approved by Office for Human Research Protections) FWA00012460
HHS IRB Registration Number (from Office for Human Research Protections) IRB00006270 Savannah State University IRB #1
HHS Animal Welfare Assurance Number A4216-01
Fringe Benefits Rates
(applied to base salaries)
Academic Year Faculty - 31%
Summer Faculty - 17.93%
Full time employees - 31%
Part time employees - 1.45%
Indirect Cost Rates Per HHS agreement, 40.93% Modified Direct Costs (on campus) MTDC - Modified total direct costs excludes equipment, capital expenditures, charges for patient care, rental costs, tuition remission, scholarships and fellowships, participant support costs and the portion of each sub-award in excess of $25,000.00

Note: Specific funding agencies may have a different rate, e.g., SSU has Dept of Education grants with indirect rate of 8% of total costs (excluding student support costs). Consult the agency for the applicable rate.
Date of Currently Effective Indirect Cost Agreement (with HHS) May 13, 2015
OMB Uniform Guidance (Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards) 2 CFR 200
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