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Institutions of Higher Education.

Entry link: IHEs


A non-cash contribution (i.e. volunteer time, land, etc.), made by parties other than the grantee or sub-grantee, that makes up part or all of the grantee match.

Entry link: In-Kind

Indian Tribe

Any Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village or regional or village corporation as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. Chapter 33), which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians (25 U.S.C. 450b(e)). See annually published Bureau of Indian Affairs list of Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible to Receive Services.

Entry link: Indian Tribe

Indirect (Facilities & Administrative (F&A)) Costs

Those costs incurred for a common or joint purpose benefitting more than one cost objective, and not readily assignable to the cost objectives specifically benefitted, without effort disproportionate to the results achieved. To facilitate equitable distribution of indirect expenses to the cost objectives served, it may be necessary to establish a number of pools of indirect (F&A) costs. Indirect (F&A) cost pools must be distributed to benefitted cost objectives on bases that will produce an equitable result in consideration or relative benefits derived.

Entry link: Indirect (Facilities & Administrative (F&A)) Costs

Indirect Cost Rate Proposal

The documentation prepared by a non-Federal entity to substantiate its request for the establishment of an indirect cost rate as described in 2 CFR 200 appendices III through VII and appendix IX.

Entry link: Indirect Cost Rate Proposal

Intangible Property

Property having no physical existence, such as trademarks, copyrights, patents and patent applications and property, such as loans, notes and other debt instruments, lease agreements, stock and other instruments of property ownership (whether the property is tangible or intangible).  Intangible property is personal property, and must be treated and disposed of as prescribed in financial assistance cost principles.

Entry link: Intangible Property

Inventory Module

The Inventory module used by grantors and grant recipients to create, adjust, manage, approve and monitor real property and facility records pertaining to acquisition or disposal actions which serve a grant purpose and therefore have a Federal nexus.

Entry link: Inventory Module


Indian Self-Determination and Education and Assistance Act

Entry link: ISDEAA