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Research Institute Proposal Preparation

This information will assist you during the research proposal preparation process at the CHOC Research Institute. Below you will find the institutional information that is often requested as part of grant applications.

Institutional Information for Grant Preparation

Applicant Organization

Children’s Hospital of Orange County
1201 West La Veta Avenue
Orange, CA 92868-4203

Business Contacts

Institutional Official Terence Sanger, MD, PhD
Vice President, Research and Chief Scientific Officer
P: 714-509-8973
F: 714-509-7355
Administrative Official (to be notified if award is made) Phuong Dao, JD
Executive Director, Research Operations
P: 714-509-4086
F: 714-509-7355
Chief Financial Officer Kerri Ruppert Schiller
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
P: 714-509-8451
F: 714-509-8477
Checks Payable To Children’s Hospital of Orange County
Checks Mailed To Children’s Hospital of Orange County
Attn: CHOC Research – Grants & Contracts Accounting
1201 W. La Veta Avenue
Orange, CA 92868-4203

Organization Type, Tax-Exempt Status and Other Identifiers

Organization Type Private Nonprofit with 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institutions of Higher Education)
IRS Tax Exempt Status Section 501 (c) (3) Department of the Treasury 3/29/66
State Tax Exemption California – Code IRS 1954 501 (c) (3) 1982
State of Incorporation California
Internal Revenue Number Employer Identification Number (EIN) 95-2321786
Employer Identification Number (12-digit EIN-DHHS) 1952321786A1
Institutional Profile Number 188901
Dun and Bradstreet (DUNS) Number 79-602-4966
CHOC National Provider Identifier (NPI) 1811080526
Corporate & Government Entity (CAGE) Code 4CZW2
System for Award Management (SAM) CDL6HGNN8X17
NAICS Code 622310 – Specialty (expect Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
National Science Foundation Number (NSF) 000843765

Legislative Districts

Federal Congressional District CA-046
California State – Senate District District 37
California State – House District District 68

Facilities and Administrative (F&A) Rates

Cognizant Agency Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
DHHS F&A Rate 70.00% of MTDC (federal rate for all programs)
Indirect Cost Rate 35.00% TDC (industry/clinical trial/for-profit rate)
DHHS Point of Contact Darryl W. Mayes
Deputy Director, Cost Allocation Services
P: 212-264-2069
DHHS Organization ID IORG0000808

One of the above negotiated or calculated rates must be used for all projects unless either:

  • The sponsor (excluding commercial/industry) has a published policy statement applying to all awards that specifically limits F&A costs


  • A request for an F&A Waiver has been approved by the Vice President of Research/Chief Scientific Officer

Salary Cap

By federal law, for any Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) awards, including but not limited to National Institutes of Health (NIH) awards, CHOC cannot charge salary above designated limitations (“salary cap”), including in subawards. Additional information and salary cap amounts can be found at NIH Salary Cap.

Children’s Hospital of Orange County Single Audit Reports

CHOC is subject to the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Uniform Guidance audit. Single Audit Reports include: Independent auditor’s reports, schedule of expenditures of Federal awards, notes to the schedule of expenditures of Federal awards, and a schedule of findings and questioned costs. A copy of the most recent Audit is available upon request.

Office of Research Compliance

Office of Research Compliance
1201 W. La Veta Avenue
Orange, CA 92868-4203
Main Office: 714-509-8869
Fax Number: 714-509-7355
FDP Clearinghouse PHS-compliant Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) policy with the FDP Clearinghouse

Human Subjects Research Protections Program (HRPP) & Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Federal Wide Assurance (FWA) Number 00000255
Human Subject Assurance IRB Registration
NIH Institutional Profile Number (IPF) IPF: 0188901
In-House IRB Registration ID IRB00001166
Industry Track IRB Registration ID IRB00001182
Misconduct in Science Assurance (PHS Form 6349) IPF: 0188901

Animal Welfare Assurance Information

Animal Welfare Assurance Number A3987-01