Research Foundation

The Research Foundation (RF) is a private, not-for-profit educational corporation chartered by the State of New York in 1963.  RF is responsible for post-award administration of private and government sponsored programs at CSI and all of The City University of New York (CUNY).  The RF is the legal employer for all personnel paid on grants and contracts and runs its own payroll and benefit program.  The RF also provides purchasing and accounts payable services for non-personnel expenditures on grants.  It performs all legal work on sponsored contracts and is responsible for all accounting functions.  For more information on RFCUNY, go to