Sponsored Projects

Commonly Needed Information for Proposal Preparation

  General Information

Applicant Legal Name:

Board of Trustees of Western Illinois University


1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455-1367



Type of organization:

Public Institution of Higher Education

Incorporated in:


Number of faculty:

Approximately 600

Number of students:

Approximately 7,600 students

Carnegie Classification:

Master's I

Codes and Districts

Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN):


DUNS Number:

Unique Entity Identifier - 

DHHR Human Rights Number

Federal Assurance Number -
Office of Human Research Protection



111167-00 (04/09/2023)


Congressional Districts:

U.S. House - 18
Illinois House - 93
Illinois Senate - 47

CAGE Code:


SAM.gov Expiration Date:


Titles and Addresses


WIU's Authorized Organization Representative: (authorized to sign proposal cover sheets, proposal certifications and assurances, accept and negotiate grant awards)


Shannon Sutton, Director
Office of Sponsored Projects
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1191
Fax: (309) 298-2091

University office to which checks should
be mailed:

Office of Sponsored Projects
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Budget Information

Facilities and Administrative (or Indirect) cost rates:

Federally-negotiated rate:

36.0% x modified total direct costs

Cognizant federal agency:



Contact OSP at 309-298-1191 for salary rates for all WIU faculty and staff.

Graduate Assistant stipends:

Please see the Graduate Studies webpage regarding stipend amounts. 

Student Workers

Please see Student Employment's page for student employee wage levels.

Minimum hourly wage:

$14.00/hr. (effective Jan. 1, 2024)

$15.00/hr. (effectie Jan. 1, 2025)

Fringe Benefits:

Faculty and Staff

In-load salaries: 49% x salaries; effective 7/1/23; includes retirement, medicare, and health insurance (FY25 fringe benefit rate will be 52%)

Over-load/supplemental salaries:
14% x salaries; includes retirement, medicare

Student Workers and
Graduate Assistants

Student workers and graduate assistants do not receive fringe benefits.

Travel: For rates regarding milage reimbursement, per-diem, and lodging, please see WIU's Travel Services Page