May 7, 2014
TO THE ADMINISTRATOR ADDRESSED:
SUBJECT: Indirect Cost Rates Available for School Year 2014–2015
(Fiscal Year 2015)
TEA has calculated new indirect cost rates for
open-enrollment charter schools and independent school districts. These rates
are effective July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015.
Accessing Your Rates
You may find your new indirect cost rates in either of two
- The Indirect
Cost Rates page of the agency website lists indirect cost rates for
all open-enrollment charter schools and independent school districts.
- The GFFC Reports and Data Collections secure application
includes a 2014-2015 Indirect Cost Rate Notification Letter for each
open-enrollment charter school and independent school district. This
letter lists your indirect cost rates. Follow these steps to access your
on to TEASE or TEAL.
Select “GFFC Reports and Data Collections.”
Select “Indirect Cost Rate Notification Letter” from
the Report Title drop-down menu.
Select “2014-2015” from the School Year drop-down
Restricted and Unrestricted Indirect Cost Rates
You have been issued two indirect cost rates, a “restricted
rate” and an “unrestricted rate.” The restricted rate is used for grant
programs covered by a supplement, not supplant provision. The unrestricted rate
is used for grant programs without such a provision.
The program guidelines for all grants includes a
“Supplement, Not Supplant” section specifying whether the provision applies to
that grant program. Supplement, not supplant applies to almost all grant
programs that TEA administers, so you will usually use your restricted indirect
You can find detailed information on the supplement, not
supplant provision in the Supplement, Not Supplant Handbook, posted on the Grants
page of our website.
Indirect Cost Guidance
The Indirect Cost Handbook includes information and guidance
as well as a worksheet you can complete to calculate maximum indirect costs for
a grant. The handbook is also posted on the Grants
page of our website.
For Further Information
If you have questions about the issuance of indirect cost
rates, please email the Division of Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions about claiming indirect costs, please
email the Division of Grants Administration at email@example.com.
Division of Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting