Institutional Information

Research Business Operations (RBO) supports the administrative functions related to the execution of research projects at Children’s Mercy. This includes: contract and budget negotiation and execution, grant application support and submission, the submission of progressive reports to funding agencies, research education, research project financial management, and the facilitation of efforts/communication with internal and external customers and ancillary departments. Please find institutional information often required during proposal or contract development below:

Institutional Information

Official institutional name (to be used on all proposals and contracts) The Children’s Mercy Hospital
Official institutional address The Children’s Mercy Hospital
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO 64108-4619
County: Jackson
Congressional district MO-005
Authorized Institutional Representative
(signature authority)
NOTE: Only the CEO and the four Executive Vice Presidents are authorized to sign contracts or agreements on behalf of the hospital. 
Mary Tomlinson
Vice President, Research Administration
Tel.: 816-302-0331
Fax: 816-701- 5246
E-mail: CMHResearch@cmh.edu
Indirect rate, clinical trials funded by industry
(a.k.a. overhead rate or F&A rate) 
 33%
Indirect rate, federal awards
(a.k.a. overhead rate or F&A rate)
Organized research: 50%
Other research: 30%
Effective dates: 07/01/16 – 06/30/19
Date of agreement: 12/08/16
Type: Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC) 
Cognizant federal agency  Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Fringe benefit rate for budgeting purposes only  21.25%
Dun & Bradstreet Number (DUNS)  073067480 
Federal tax identification number (EIN)   440605373
Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) code  1T7T3
NAICS code 622310
SIC code 8069 
PSC code Q301 
Federal Wide Assurance (FWA) number FWA00002496
Effective dates: 07/20/14 – 01/03/19 
Institutional Care and Use Committee (IACUC) –
Animal Welfare Assurance Number
(NOTE: CMH currently uses the IACUC and animal facilities at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.) 
A3397
Expiration date: 11/30/18
AAALAC accreditation effective date: 01/17/1978
Tax status Children's Mercy is a not-for-profit corporation with 501(c)(3) status.
Date of our original 501(c)(3) determination: February 1956
Missouri sales and use tax exempt number  12481955 
Missouri vendor number  44060537307