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COMMONLY REQUESTED INFORMATION ON STANDARD GRANT FORMS

Applicant Information
The School Board of Broward County, Florida
600 Southeast Third Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

Authorized Representative/Chief Executive Officer
Robert W. Runcie, Superintendent of Schools
The School Board of Broward County, Florida
600 Southeast Third Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
(954) 765-6271

Employer Identification (Tax ID) Number: 59-6000530

NCES District ID Number: 1200180

Congressional Districts: 19, 20, 21, 22, 23

Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification: A copy can be found here

Reaffirmation of Tax Exempt Status: A copy can be found here
IMPORTANT BUDGET INFORMATION

District Budget Information: For the current year, please see the Budget Office’s website. For previous year(s), please contact the Budget Office.

District Audited Financial Information: For the most recent year, please see the Accounting and Financial Reporting Office’s website. For other year(s), please contact the Accounting and Financial Reporting Office.

Salary Rates
For named personnel, use actual salary rates. For unnamed personnel, use the standard salary rates published in the annual School Funding Allocations & Guidelines which can be found on the Budget Office website.

Fringe Benefits
Must be included in all grant budgets when salaries, stipends, or substitute costs are requested.

Variable Rate to be used for full-time, part time, temporary, Interim/Pool Substitutes and hours beyond contract in primary jobs)

16.7% of salaries for 2014-15)
Special Rate to be used for substitutes (other than Interim/Pool), stipends, and bonus payments 9.5% of salaries for 2014-15
Fixed Rate must be used with  full time positions only, and is in addition to variable rate) $7,826 annually for 2014-15 (should be prorated based upon % of position being funded by grant)

Indirect Costs: 4.01% of Direct Costs for 2014-15

Must be included in all budgets when grant funds are from a federal source, unless specifically prohibited by the grant application guidelines.

To compute indirect costs, multiply the Indirect Cost Rate by your total direct costs excluding Commitment Items 56**0000 items (computer hardware and software, equipment, furniture, audio-visual materials). Refer to the Chart of Accounts for a detailed description of these items.  The Chart of Accounts can be found on the Accounting and Financial Reporting website.

Note: The sum of direct plus indirect costs constitutes your total grant budget and must not exceed the maximum budget request amount specified in the guidelines, if applicable.

WHO TO CONTACT FOR INFORMATION ON GRANT BUDGETS
Grants Administration & Government Programs Department: 754-321-2260