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Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

RFCUNY is a educational service provider based in New York, NY that was founded in 1963. As of 2018 they had $600 million in revenue and $391 million in assets.

RFCUNY supports CUNY faculty and staff in identifying and obtaining external support (pre-award) from government and private sponsors and is responsible for the administration of all such funded programs (post-award).

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Program areas at RFCUNY

Research: The purpose of a research award is to study, investigate, or experiment in a particular discipline or area of study in order to produce new knowledge. Research projects administered by the Foundation encompass research in the physical sciences, behavioral and social sciences and in the humanities. Some of the different areas of study in the physical sciences include ultra-fast photonics, physicochemical hydro dynamics and fluid mechanics, video phonetics, biochemistry, pharmacology, genetics, studies on evolution, environmental research, and computer science technology. Research is conducted in many areas in the behavioral and social sciences, and in the arts and humanities such as economics, ethnic studies, history, political science, urban affairs, sociology, as well as art history and foreign language.

Academic Development: There are numerous types of awards falling under this broad category entitled 'Academic Development/Workshops'. Included would be institutional awards - designed to develop and maintain programs of study offered by the specific institution; planning awards - supporting design and developments for accomplishing approved program objectives; program development awards, demonstration awards that improve the result of using theories and methods, and conference awards, used to pay the costs of running conferences, meetings, workshops and institutes.

Training: Training awards are given to upgrade the level of competence in a specific area. The Foundation administers numerous training programs in the science and technology fields. Some examples of the other types of training projects administered by the Foundation include teacher training, vocational training in educational facilities and correctional facilities, training for immigrants, teen parents, displaced homemakers, downsized workers, people with disabilities, and welfare recipients.

Form 990s for RFCUNY

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Aug 1, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 13, 2017990View PDF
2016-06Jul 11, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Sep 8, 2017990View PDF
...and eight more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for RFCUNY

Total grants, contributions, etc.$561,898,121
Program services$33,965,491
Investment income and dividends$936,807
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$3,287,691
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$156,214
Total revenues$600,244,324

Vendors for RFCUNY

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KimbiaFundraising software2020-06-16
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-06-16
█████ ████████ ███Accounting (including auditing); Audit accounting$27,4252020-03-27
███████████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-08-01
████ █████ ██████ ████ ███ ██ ████ ██Property Management Services$342,5052017-06-01
███ ██████Soliciting$16,9002017-06-01
███████ ███████ ███Business Management Consultant$500,4222017-06-01
███████ ███Legal Services$320,0632017-06-01
...and 11 more vendors

Personnel at RFCUNY

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jerry SteeleChief Operating Officer$226,690July 18, 2019
Edward KalaydjianChief Financial Officer and Treasurer$208,457Aug. 1, 2019
█████ █████████Chief Information Officer$198,703July 18, 2019
███████ ██████Chief Counsel and Secretary of the Board$205,582July 18, 2019
█████ ██ ████████Vice Chairman of the Board$0June 30, 2018
████ ████Chairman of the Board and Projects Director$269,393June 30, 2017
█████ █ ████████Outgoing Chairman of the Board$0June 30, 2016

Peer educational service providers

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7Institut Pasteur501(c)(3)$342 millionFrance,
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10Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)501(c)(3)$260 millionAlexandria, VA
11SRI International501(c)(3)$405 millionMenlo Park, CA
12University Corporation for Atmospheric Research501(c)(3)$220 millionBoulder, CO
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14Mitre501(c)(3)$1.7 billionMclean, VA
15Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy501(c)(3)$370 millionWashington, DC
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17The Rockefeller University501(c)(3)$496 millionNew York, NY
18SRC501(c)(3)$240 millionNorth Syracuse, NY
19Oxford University501(c)(3)$2.6 billionUnited Kingdom,
20Hebrew University of Jerusalem501(c)(3)$787 millionIsrael,
21Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory501(c)(3)$212 millionCold Spring Harbor, NY
22United States PHARMACOPEIAL Convention (USP)501(c)(3)$324 millionRockville, MD
23National Academy of Sciences501(c)(3)$298 millionWashington, DC
24Aerospace Corporation501(c)(3)$1.0 billionLos Angeles, CA
25Research Triangle Institute (RTI)501(c)(3)$965 millionResearch Triangle Park, NC