34 CFR 614.6 - What is the maximum indirect cost rate for all consortium members and any cost-type contract?
(a) The maximum indirect cost rate for all consortium partners and any cost-type contract made under these grants is eight percent of a modified total direct cost base or the partner's negotiated indirect cost rate, whichever rate is lower.
(b) For purposes of this section, a modified total direct cost base is total direct costs less stipends, tuition, and related fees, and capital expenditures of $5,000 or more.
(c) Indirect costs in excess of the maximum may not be -
(1) Charged as direct costs by the grantee;
(2) Used by the grantee to satisfy matching or cost sharing requirements; or
(3) Charged by the grantee to another Federal award.