Frequently Used Facts

The following information serves as a "ready reference" of institutional data often requested by funders.

Legal Corporate Name
Hampshire College Trustees

Type of Organization
Private institution of higher education; non-profit
Legal Address
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002-3359
Year the College Was Established
Length of an Academic Semester
Minimum of 15 weeks
Accreditation Body
New England Associations of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
Congressional District
Second of Massachusetts
Cognizant Audit Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Division of Cost Allocation
26 Federal Plaza
Room 41-22
New York, NY 10278
Phone: 212.264.2069
Point of Contact: Darryl M. Hayes

Date of Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement with DHHS
July 10, 2014 (see effective dates below)

Current Indirect Cost Rates (effective 07/01/2014-06/30/2017)
42.0% for on-campus projects
24.0% for off-campus projects

Current Fringe Benefit Rates (effective 07/01/2014-06/30/2017)

For Federally-funded Projects:

Faculty: 28.9%
Full-time staff: 28.9%
Part-time faculty and employees: 28.9%
Undergraduate students in the summer: 28.9%
Undergraduate students during the year: 28.9%

For Non-Federally-funded Projects*:

Faculty: 31.5%
Full-time staff: 31.5%
Part-time faculty and employees: 31.5%
Undergraduate students in the summer: 31.5%
Undergraduate students during the year: 31.5%
*Unless otherwise stated in the funder's Request for Proposals (RFP)
Course Release
12.5% of faculty member's annual salary
Massachusetts State Minimum Wage
$11/hr (2017)
$12/hr (2018)
Federal EIN or Tax ID #
NSF Institutional Code

DUNS Number

NASA Cage Code

IRB Assurance Number

Authorized Institutional Representative
(also called sponsored research officer [SRO])
Yaniris M. Fernandez, associate dean of faculty
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002-3359

Administrative Contact
Marjorie Hutter, director of foundation and government relations
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002-3359

Fiscal Contact
Michael Ford, associate controller
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002-3359

If your grant application requires the College's Fiscal Year Operating Budget, please contact Alyssa Ryan at 413.559.6039 or


Stay In Touch
With College Advancement
Snail Mail
College Advancement
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Phone + Email
800.619.4267 (Toll Free)
Fax: 413.559.6054