EIN 13-1988190

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

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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

Organized Research - includes all externally funded Research activities, both basic and applied, and all development activities. A systematic, intensive study intended to increase knowledge or understanding of the subject studied, specifically directed toward applying a New knowledge to meet a recognized need, or a systematic application of knowledge to the production of useful materials, devises, and systems or methods, including design, development, and improvement of prototypes and New processes to meet specific requirements. It also includes activities related to training of individuals in Research techniques (commonly called Research training) where such activities utilize the same facilities as other Research development activities.
Other sponsored activity - programs and projects funded by federal and non-federal agencies and organizations that involve the performance of work or activities that are not considered instruction and organized Research.
Instruction/training - includes all sponsored teaching and training activities, except for Research training, of an institution whether offered for credit toward a degree or certificate, on a non-credit basis, or through regular academic departments or by separate divisions, such as summer session.
Other institutional activity - when activities are undertaken by the institution without outside support, they may be classified as other institutional activities. Oia typically includes auxiliary enterprises in support of activities which include: student unions, dining halls, athletics, residence halls, theatres, etc.

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

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Foundation for City CollegeSponsorship$10,841,163
Robin Hood Foundation / Tudor Charitable TRPoverty Relief$7,405,702
The City College 21ST Century FoundationSponsorship$5,742,757
...and 156 more grants received totalling $62,400,391

Personnel at RFCUNY

Jerry F SteeleChief Operating Officer$240,368
Gavita HarrisChief Financial Officer$201,796
Jacek OlszewskiChief Information Officer$210,443
Jeffrey SlonimChief Counsel and Secretary$220,592
Marc ShawCuny Project Director$272,383
...and 10 more key personnel

Financials for RFCUNY

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$484,450,201
Program services$34,164,717
Investment income and dividends$59,414
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-682,944
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$199,209
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$100,290
Total revenues$518,290,887

Form 990s for RFCUNY

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-12990View PDF
2021-062022-03-02990View PDF
2021-062022-02-24990View PDF
2020-062021-05-18990View PDF
2019-062021-02-05990View PDF
...and 13 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 18, 2024
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $80,000 from Jewish Communal Fund
February 4, 2024
Received grants
Identified 70 new grant, including a grant for $7,405,702 from Robin Hood Foundation / Tudor Charitable TR
October 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 26 new grant, including a grant for $310,000 from Carnegie Corporation of New York
August 20, 2023
Received grants
Identified 142 new grant, including a grant for $5,742,757 from The City College 21ST Century Foundation
July 13, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
Nonprofit Types
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LobbyingState / local levelReceives government fundingProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
230 W 41st St
New York, NY 10036
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
New York County, NY
Website URL
(212) 417-8300
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B90: Educational Services
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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