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Institutional Fact Sheet

Corporate/Legal Name

President and Fellows of Harvard College

Federal Identification Number: 04-2103580.

Address and Phone

Harvard University
Office for Sponsored Programs
1033 Massachusetts Avenue
5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138- 5369
Phone: (617) 495-5501
Fax: (617) 496-2524

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Office of Financial Services
Kresge Building, Room 1001
677 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: (617) 432 1015
FAX: (617) 432 2840

Type of Organization - Corporate Status

Private non-profit educational institution incorporated under the laws of Massachusetts.

Tax Status

Tax exempt under Section 501c (3) of the Internal Revenue Code; letter dated August 13, 1979.

I.R.S. Employer Identification Number (EIN)

This is a multipurpose tax identification number assigned to all entities which employ people, pay pensions, or open business bank accounts. This number is usually requested from Federal sponsors on their application cover page or their Representation and Certification pages.

For non-NIH proposals:

NIH only:
University Area only: 1042103580B1
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health only: 1042103580A6
Harvard Medical School only: 1042103580C5

Cognizant Federal Government Audit Agency

The federal agency with which Harvard University negotiates its indirect cost rates. Department of Health and Human Services 26 Federal Plaza, Suite 4114 New York, NY 10278.

Contact: Michael Leonard, 212-264-2069.

Dun & Bradstreet (DUNS) Number / Unique Entity Identifier (UEI)

Data Universal Numbering System – this is the number assigned by Dun and Bradstreet, which provides Harvard's credit rating to inquirers. By April 2022, the DUNS will be replaced by the Unique Entity Identifier (UEI).

Harvard University (University Area)

  • DUNS: 082359691


Harvard Chan School (HSPH)

  • DUNS: 149617367


Harvard Medical School (HMS)

  • DUNS: 047006379


Contractor Establishment Code (CEC)

62 362 480G

Congressional district

Providing a district allows the government to see how federal dollars impact districts.

Cambridge Campus - MA-005
Longwood Medical Area (Boston) - MA-007
Allston/Brighton (Boston) - MA-007


Cambridge - Middlesex
Boston - Suffolk

Nuclear Regulatory Commission License No.

This license number from the NRC provides evidence that Harvard is licensed to use and handle nuclear materials.


MADPH Radiation Control Program License No.

This license number from MADPH provides evidence that Harvard is licensed to use and handle nuclear materials.


CAGE Number: Commercial and Government Entity Code

This number identifies companies doing or wishing to do business with the federal government. This number is assigned by the Defense Logistics Information Service.

University Area: 1NQH4
HMS: 3Q2L2 Expiration Dates

University Area: 9/27/2024
SPH: 5/23/2024
HMS: 8/24/2024

Federal Interagency Committee on Education (FICE) Number

This identifier indicates that we are an educational institution and is requested by some of the federal agencies on their application cover page or their Representation & Certification page.


Standard Industry Code (SIC)

This number is assigned to any entity (industry, educational...) to classify the type of industry it is. The SIC number is being phased out and replaced with the North American Industry Classifications System.


611310 (North American Industry Classification Number)

NSF Institutional Code

This code is to be used on the National Science Foundation application page.

Harvard University: 0021550000


IRB Multiple Project Assurance Code for University Area and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (MPA)

This code identifies that Harvard University has an IRB in place that meets federal standards and that the University is approved to conduct research involving human subjects.

University Area
FWA 00004837
University area contact: Shannon Sewards, 617-495-3384

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
FWA 00002642
SPH contact: Delia Wolf, M.D., J.D. 384-5486

Harvard Medical School/Harvard School of Dental Medicine
FWA 00007071

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