For assistance in finding Creighton-specific information when preparing grants and contracts, Sponsored Programs Administration has developed the information detailed below:
Assigned Identification Numbers, Assurance Numbers, and Certifications
Type of Identification, Assurance, or Certification
Assigned Number or Status
Entity ID No.
Federal ID, IRS Employer ID, Taxpayer ID No. (TIN)
Federal Excise Exemption No.
State Exemption No.
DUNS No. (Data Universal Numbering System No.)
CAGE Code (Commercial and Government Entity Code)
FICE Code (Federal Interagency Committee on Education)
Master's Colleges & Universities I
National Science Foundation Institution Code No.
National Institutes of Health Institutional Profile File No.
Federal Wide Assurance No.
Vertebrate Animal Welfare Assurance No.
A3348-01, effective 7/28/2014
Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) Full Certification
Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) Full Accreditation
Radiation Broadscope License No.
01-82-01 (No Radiation NRC Number)
Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
If required, contact Sponsored Programs Administration
Misconduct in Science
Report filed annually on March 1
Form HHS 441 filed
Form HHS 639-A filed
Form HHS 680 filed
Financial Conflict of Interest
Proof of Nonprofit Status
Creighton University is a 501(c)(3) organization. Creighton's IRS Federal Tax Exemption Status letter (available from Sponsored Programs Administration. Call 402-280-5769).
If you are submitting a grant proposal electronically, make sure you print a hard copy and route it for signatures with a Creighton University Proposal Routing Form (MS Word) before you submit the electronic file to the sponsor.
National Science Foundation (NSF) FastLane System
Contact Sponsored Programs Administration to obtain a new-user password for the NSF FastLane System.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Commons System
Contact Sponsored Programs Administration to obtain a new-user password for the NIH Commons System.
Political Districts and Representatives
Congressional District: 2
Nebraska Legislative District: 9
House of Representatives Member: Brad Ashford (D)
Senators: Ben Sasse (R); Deb Fischer (R)
Date of Incorporation, Organization Chart, Board of Directors
Creighton University's date of original incorporation is February 27, 1879. A complete copy of Creighton's Articles of Corporation and Amendments are available from Sponsored Programs Administration. Additional facts about Creighton University, including both historical and current information, are available in the Creighton University Fact Book.
- Creighton University's current organization chart (also available from Sponsored Programs Administration)
- Current members of Creighton's Board of Trustees (also available from Sponsored Programs Administration)
Electronic Funds Transfer and Institutional Financial Information
Creighton's Institutional financial information is available from Sponsored Programs Administration. Call 402-280-5769.
A copy of Creighton University's financial statement and certified annual audit report is available from Sponsored Programs Administration. The institutional budget for the current fiscal year is also available from Sponsored Programs Administration.
Authorized University Signatures
Sponsored Programs Administration will obtain these signatures for you. Use the general Creighton University address as the contact address for all authorized officials, as follows: 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska 68178.
Requesting Signature of: Official signing for Applicant Organization, Administrative Official, Grants Officer, Grants Administrator, or the administrative official to be notified in case an award is made.
Appropriate Authorized Official: Director, Sponsored Programs Administration
Name and Contact Information: Beth Herr, Phone: 402-280-5769, Fax: 402-280-4766, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Requesting Signature of: Contracting Officer or representative designated to bind the university.
Appropriate Authorized Official: Associate Vice Provost for Research and Scholarship
Name and Contact Information: Thomas F. Murray, PhD, Phone: 402-280-2983, Fax: 402-280-4766.
NOTE: An indemnification clause should be used in all agreements or contracts related to grants (including drug company studies).
Confidential Research Hotline (402-280-3200)
Research Personnel are expected to report any known or suspected noncompliant conduct related to research or sponsored program activities conducted and/or approved through Creighton University. The confidential Research Compliance Hotline (402-280-3200) is available for any individual who wishes to remain anonymous and/or has found other available reporting mechanisms to be ineffective. Research Personnel may also address their research compliance-related questions or concerns to the Director of Research Compliance at 402-280-2511.