Chico State Enterprises

Fact Sheet

Chico State Enterprises (CSE) Fact Sheet
Type of InstitutionCSU, Chico and Chico State Enterprises are public, nonprofit educational entities exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code. 
Date of IncorporationCSU, Chico was established in 1887 as a California Normal School for teacher training. It is the second oldest CSU campus. In 1924 it became a four-year State College, and in 1972 it became a comprehensive University. 
Legal Name of ApplicantChico State Enterprises (formerly the CSU, Chico Research Foundation) was established July 1, 1997, as an auxiliary organization, acting as the legal recipient for California State University, Chico of all externally funded projects.   
IRS Employer Identification Number68-0386518 (Chico State Enterprises) 
State Tax ID#178-4872 (Chico State Enterprises) 
Dun & Bradstreet Number

61-217-7162 (Chico State Enterprises)

Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) NumberC4VMQLSU1LF4
Federal F & A (Indirect) Cost Rates (PDF)

Federal F & A (Indirect) Cost Rates (PDF)
Dated 03/04/20
Prov. Rate 7/1/2022 until amended
On Campus rate – 41.5% MTDC
Off Campus rate – 18.5% MTDC

F & A (Indirect) Rate on State Contracts only

On campus: 35% MTDC effective 7/1/23
Off campus: 25% MTDC effective 7/1/23
(Exceptions to the F&A rate are CA Dept. of Food & Agriculture; and CA Dept. of Transportation - research projects only)

Authorized Signatories for grants/contractsMary Sidney, Chief Executive Officer, Chico State Enterprises 
Official Institutional Name and Address

Chico State Enterprises
25 Main Street, Suite 203
Chico, CA 95928-5388

Main Telephone Number530-898-6811 
Fax Number530-898-6804 
State Congressional DistrictFourth Senate District; Third Assembly District 
SenatorJim Nielsen 
AssemblymanJames Gallagher 
Federal Congressional DistrictFederal Congressional District 1 
SenatorsDiane Feinstein; Alex Padilla 
US House of Representatives, 1st Congressional DistrictDoug LaMalfa 
Cognizant Federal Audit AgencyUS Department of Health and Human Services 
External AuditorAldrich CPAs and Advisors LLP 
Date of Most Recent AuditJune 30, 2022 
Service AreaThe twelve counties of northeastern California; 33,000 square miles. 
AccreditationWestern Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) 
National Provider Identifier1073754347 (Chico State Enterprises) 
USDA - Animal Care NumberClass "R" Research Facility, Registration No. 93-R-0414
  • Human Subjects in Research IRB number is 00001364
  • Human Subjects in Research Federal Wide Assurance (FWA) number is 00001655
  • Animal Welfare Reference Assurance number is A4399-01