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.
AAU, AAMC, ACE, APLU, and COGR submitted a memorandum with joint comments to the National Science Foundation yesterday on standardized disclosure forms and materials created by the National Science and Technology Council as part of the Biden administration’s implementation of National Security…
CNSF, of which AAU is a member and co-chair, letter to OMB Director Shalanda Young and OSTP Director Arati Prabhakar asking for the administration to request the full amount authorized in CHIPS and Science for NSF in FY24.
CNSF, of which AAU is a member and co-chair, letter to House and Senate appropriations committee leaders urging them to complete FY23 appropriations before end of the year and to fund NSF at the highest level possible.
AAU joined other businesses and organizations in sending a letter to Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm and OMB Director Shalanda Young urging them to include $31.5 million in the DOE's FY24 budget to launch and fund the DOE Foundation for Energy Security and Innovation.
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