Cause IQ organization profile

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

Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

RFCUNY is a social advocacy organization based in New York, NY that was founded in 1963. As of 2017 they had $548 million in revenue and $354 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).

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Res Foundation Of The City Univ Of New York; and Research Foundation Of The Cuny.

New York, NY
U40: Engineering and Technology Research, Services

Form 990s for RFCUNY

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2017-06Mar 14, 2018990 PDF
2016-06Sep 13, 2017990 PDF
2016-06Jul 11, 2017990 PDF
2015-06Sep 8, 2017990 PDF
2015-06Mar 24, 2016990 PDF
...and seven more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for RFCUNY


Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising event contributions$0
Related organizations$0
Government grants (contributions)$311,057,818
Normal grants, contributions, etc.$204,778,722
Non-cash contributions$0
Program services$30,898,907
Investment income and dividends$455,677
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$1,440,476
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$144,564
Total revenues$548,776,164


Grants to govts. and orgs. in USA$0
Grants to individuals in USA$19,565,161
Grants to govts., orgs., and individuals outside USA$0
Benefits paid to or for members$0
Compensation of current officers, etc.$1,571,850
Compensation not included above, to disqualified persons$0
Non-officer salaries and wages$235,500,214
Pension/retirement accruals and contributions$9,413,939
Other employee benefits$48,313,826
Payroll taxes$15,428,205
Management fees$0
Legal fees$864,899
Accounting fees$260,905
Lobbying fees$137,561
Pro. fundraising fees$392,900
Investment mgmt fees$84,844
Other fee-for-service$57,499,723
Advertising and promotion$1,569,023
Office expenses$3,078,589
Information tech. expenses$532,632
Royalty expenses$0
Public official travel and entertainment$0
Conferences, meetings, etc.$7,275,426
Payments to affiliates$0
Depreciation, amortization, etc.$189,599
All other expenses$127,838,260
Total expenses$545,140,034


Cash (non-interest-bearing)$2,196,847
Savings, short-term investments, etc.$150,815,519
Pledges and grants receivable$0
Accounts receivable$88,190,664
Loans receivable from officers, directors, etc.$0
Loans receivable from other disqualified persons$0
Notes and loans receivable$0
Inventories for use$0
Prepaid expenses and deferred charges$3,336,462
Buildings, equipment, etc. post-depreciation$44,613,167
Investments, publicly traded securities$47,767,139
Investments, other securities$77,185
Investments, program-related$0
Intangible assets$2,336,564
Other assets$15,023,044
Total assets$354,356,591


Accounts payable and accrued expenses$80,375,685
Grants payable$1,942,158
Deferred revenue$87,292,095
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$0
Escrow or custodial account liability$0
Loans payable to officers and disqualified persons$0
Secured mortgages and notes payable to unrelated third parties$65,429,245
Unsecured notes and loans payable to unrelated third parties$0
Other liabilities$84,539,595
Total liabilities$319,578,778

Net asset restrictions

Unrestricted net assets$34,777,813
Temporarily restricted net assets$0
Permanently restricted net assets$0

Performance indicators

Total margin0.66%
Working capital$74,929,554
Current assets$244,539,492
Current liabilities$169,609,938
Days cash on hand102 days
Acid test liquidity ratio1.42

Vendors for RFCUNY

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KimbiaFundraising software2019-05-06
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-05-06
████ ███Audit accounting2019-03-28
███████████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2018-02-12
████ █████ ██████ ████ ███ ██ ████ ██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 12 more vendors

Personnel at RFCUNY

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jacek OlszewskiChief Information Officer$198,703June 13, 2019
███████ ██████Chief Counsel and Secretary$205,582June 13, 2019
█████ ██████Chief Counsel and Secretary of the Board$226,690June 13, 2019
████ █████████RF Dean$314,219June 30, 2017
███████ ████████Senior Director Budget and Finance / Project Director$225,608June 30, 2017
███████ █████Project Director$265,357June 30, 2017
██████ ██████RF Project Director$219,363June 30, 2017
████ ████Chairman of the Board and Projects Director$269,393June 30, 2017
██████ ████████Director of BLDNG Operations$236,481June 30, 2017
██████ ██████████Interim President$208,457June 13, 2019
...and four more key personnel

Peer social advocacy organizations

1Research Triangle Institute (RTI)501(c)(3)$978 millionResearch Triangle Park, NC
2Noblis501(c)(3)$322 millionReston, VA
3Southwest Research Institute501(c)(3)$537 millionSan Antonio, TX
4SRC Inc501(c)(3)$193 millionNorth Syracuse, NY
5Universities Space Research Association501(c)(3)$158 millionColumbia, MD
6Mitre501(c)(3)$1.6 billionMclean, VA
7University Corporation for Atmospheric Research501(c)(3)$265 millionBoulder, CO
8SRI International501(c)(3)$405 millionMenlo Park, CA
9Feinberg Graduate School of the Weizmann Institute of Science501(c)(3)$139 millionNew York, NY
10Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)501(c)(3)$154 millionNew York, NY
11Plan International501(c)(3)$660 millionNew York, NY
12March of Dimes Foundation501(c)(3)$169 millionWhite Plains, NY
13New York Independent System Operator (NYISO)501(c)(3)$180 millionRensselaer, NY
14Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated501(c)(3)$146 millionNew York, NY
15Open Society Foundation501(c)(3)$372 millionNew York, NY
16University of Toronto501(c)(3)$2.6 billionCanada,
17Aerospace Corporation501(c)(3)$942 millionEl Segundo, CA
18Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)501(c)(3)$494 millionPiscataway, NJ
19Alliance for Sustainable Energy501(c)(3)$384 millionGolden, CO
20Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)501(c)(3)$260 millionAlexandria, VA
21Brooklyn Public Library (BPL)501(c)(3)$154 millionBrooklyn, NY
22Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory501(c)(3)$214 millionCold Spring Harbor, NY
23United States PHARMACOPEIAL Convention (USP)501(c)(3)$324 millionRockville, MD
24Education Development Center (EDC)501(c)(3)$146 millionWaltham, MA
25International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)501(c)(3)$141 millionWashington, DC

Already a customer?

Log in to see a complete profile, including all key personnel, Form 990 PDF downloads, vendors, and organization reports.

Interested in Cause IQ?

You're in good company! Cause IQ's customers include leading technology, accounting, financial services, consulting, fundraising, and other firms.

Our web-based information and tools help you grow, maintain, and serve your nonprofit clients.

Request a demo and see Cause IQ in action!

Curious how Cause IQ can help you grow, maintain, and serve your nonprofit clients?
Schedule demo