Category Archives: Finance

University receives nearly $27m in ‘stimulus’ grants

by TALLEY HENNING BROWN

Investigators at The Rockefeller University have so far been awarded 41 federal grants and supplemental awards through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) — the so-called “stimulus” legislation passed by Congress last winter. The awards — 40 from the National Institutes of Health and one from the United States Department of Energy — range in size from about $5,000 to nearly $4.6 million and total approximately $27 million. The funds, most of which will be spent over a two-year period, are for new and ongoing projects in biomedical and clinical research and training. More

University raises $29 million in new gifts

by ZACH VEILLEUX

Five new private gifts, totaling over $29 million, will allow the university to launch several new programs and will help provide flexible financial support during the current economic downturn. The gifts, ranging in size from $3 million to $10 million, are positive news for the university and come at a time when the markets continue to be volatile. More

New fundraising goal set at $750 million

by ZACH VEILLEUX

With $490 million raised toward its original $500 million campaign goal, the university’s Board of Trustees has decided to be 50 percent more ambitious. On June 4, they voted to add $250 million and two years to the Campaign for Collaborative Science, the fundraising initiative that will pay for the programs originally outlined in the university’s 2005 strategic plan. More