Charitable gifts are a critically important source of revenue to universities. These gifts are sometimes used to fund current operations through annual giving campaigns. Many charitable gifts are made specifically to an institution's endowment to support specific purposes and activities - such as…
The Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research, which includes AAU, sent a letter urging Congress to finalize FY23 funding for NIH, including at least $47.5 billion for the NIH’s base budget and strong supplemental investments in ARPA-H.
Endowments are composed of charitable donations to support students and science -- but an unprecedented tax on these endowments, passed in 2017, is reducing these funds' ability to continue supporting student financial aid and scientific breakthroughs that benefit everyday American families.
As lawmakers consider measures related to securing federally funded research data and intellectual property, it is important to understand the current state of play for research security in the country to avoid new requirements that are duplicative, unnecessary, or counterproductive