Institutional Facts

Applicant Organization Name
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University
Tax Exempt Status

Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c) (3) Exemption originally issued February 3, 1927

Stanford University is not a private foundation as defined in Section 509 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code per certification from the IRS dated October 20, 1970

Corporate Status
A Trust with Corporate Powers Under the Laws of the State of California
Number of Employees (benefits eligible faculty & staff including SOM)
SLAC Employees (benefits eligible)
Over 12,000
Over 1,400
Federal Taxpayer Identification Number

94-1156365, with the following exceptions:

  • HHS agencies, such as NIH, on applications use 1941156365A1
  • HHS Applications for Human Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) applications should be listed in 2 places 2 different ways:
    • SF424 R&R box 6.* Employer Identification (EIN) or (TIN):   941156365
    • HHS Checklist Form PHS-5161
      APPLICANT ORGANIZATION'S 12-DIGIT DHHS EIN (if already assigned), enter: 1   94-1156365   A1   (3 different boxes)
DUNS Number
NSF Organization Number
SAMS Expiration Date (formerly CCR) 6/9/2016
Facilities and Administrative (Indirect Cost) Rate Agreement
 Negotiated rate agreement with ONR

Federalwide Assurance for the Protection of Human Subjects Assurance ID Number: FWA00000935 (for NIH applications, enter "00000935")
Medical IRB Nos. 01, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07 & 08
Non-Medical IRB No. 02
Approved 8/14/01 - 86/2018
Medical IRB Nos. 01, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07 & 08, Non-medical IRB No. 02 
See RPH: Federalwide Assurance of Protection for Human Subjects
Full Accreditation

Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc.
Initially Awarded 03/17/2006
Renewed 03/27/2009 effective for 5 years

The Stanford Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) affiliated organizations have received full AAHRPP accreditation:

  • Stanford University
  • Stanford Health Care (SHC)
  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford (LPCH)
  • Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS)
  • Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education (PAIRE)

Animal Welfare Assurance
A3213-01 Approval Dates: 6/17/2013 - 5/31/2017
RPH: Animal Welfare Assurance of Compliance

  • USDA License 93-R-004
  • American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC)  Accreditation  Unit Number 00069, Accreditation Date 3/22/2013
  • VA Animal Welfare Assurance A3088-01
Misconduct in Science
Filed March 1, 2010
(Filed annually by Stanford's Research Compliance Office with the PHS 
Office of Research Integrity)
  1. County
  2. Congressional District
  3. Type of Organization
  1. Santa Clara
  2. 18th (in enter it "CA-018") 
    Private Non-Profit Educational Institution
  3. Private Non-Profit Educational Institution
DHHS Additional Assurances

These assurances have a one-time DHHS filing date that remains unchanged. Their principles are updated internally by the Affirmative Action Plan for Stanford University. Refer to Admin Guide Memo 23

  1. Title VI, 1964 Civil Rights Act
    Filed January 1965
    Revised September 1979
    Registration Number 14-1380
  2. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (handicapped individuals) 
    Filed May 14, 1980
  3. PHS Act Sections 799A And 845 (HEW Form 590, Sex Non-Discrimination
    Approved October 26, 1972
  4. Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (HHS Form 680)
    Filed August 1988
  5. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement (EEOS) 8/01/00
  6. Sexual Harassment 10/06/93, Reviewed 11/30/95, amended 5/30/2002
Other Project Specific Assurances
  • Debarment and Suspension
  • Delinquent Federal Debt
  • Drug Free Workplace
  • Lobbying
Cognizant Audit Agency
(for Form 1411s)
Defense Contact Audit Agency (DCAA)
Ms. Colleen Friesen, Branch Manager
Silicon Valley Branch Office
2105 S. Bascom Avenue,  Suite  310
Campbell, CA 95008

Main Office Number: (571) 448-2001
Fax Number: (408) 559-0120

ONR Representative

Daniel Downer
Sr. Administrative Contracting Officer
Office of Naval Research
Seattle Regional Office 
300 5th Avenue, Suite 710
Seattle, WA 98104

Tel: (206) 548-7239

For SF424 Form  under "Cognizant Agency Point of Contact for F&A"  Please use:

Linda Shipp, Contracting Officer, Indirect Cost Branch 

Office of Naval Research (Code BD242, Room 368) 
875 North Randolph Street, 
Arlington  VA  22203-1995 

Tel: (703) 696-8559
Fax: (703) 696-2870


Includes W-9 Form for Stanford University and other tax related forms and information.
Reporting Requirements of FAR 52.222-37 

Validation code: V491794

Veterans Report for 2000 was received on 9/25/2000.

Purchasing System Approved by ONR, Seattle

Letter 01/15/2013 - Approved through 01/15/2016

Approval Document



More detail should be requested from:

Audit Report Period ending: 8/31/15; audit completion date of May 16, 2016

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Ken Schulz AVP, Research Financial Compliance and Services (RFCS)
128 Encina Commons
Stanford, CA, 94305-6025
Phone: (650) 725-1733
Fax: (650) 725-5821
North American Industry Classification System
NAIAC code: 611310
  • Stanford University Lock Box Address
  • Federal Express Address
  • Wire Transfer Information