When the Office of Research has received and assigned a Federal Award (Contract, Grant, or Cooperative Agreement) to a department or particular PI, the Extramural Funds division of Business & Financial Services assigns a Fund number to the Account String. In general, the federal fund blocks are:

  • 21000-24999: Grants
  • 25000-28999: Contracts
  • 59xxx - Flow-Down Contracts

View more information on specific funds.