Research Foundation (RF) Funds

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There are two distinct types of RF accounts: Sponsored accounts and Non-Sponsored accounts.  

RF Sponsored Accounts

Managing Research (RF) Funds for Sponsored Accounts

Sponsored awards are accounts that are funded by sponsors external to the University at Buffalo (UB). These external awards are for programs of research, scholarly and creative activities, education and training, and public service.

RF Non-Sponsored Accounts

  • Types of Non-Sponsored Accounts
    Learn more about the different types of Non-Sponsored accounts. Find out the allowable expenditures for each type.
  • Create and Manage Non-Sponsored Accounts
    New non-sponsored accounts may need to be created to house research related funding that does not specifically belong, or indirectly support, a sponsored project.
  • Develop and Manage Non-Sponsored Fees
    Fees provide revenue to fund self-supporting programs. Learn about the different fee types and how to develop a new fee or update an existing fee.
  • Procedures for Non-Sponsored Research Foundation (RF) Accounts
    Learn how to to manage your Non-Sponsored funds.

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    Benjamin Stich

    Non Sponsored RF Accounting and Financial Reporting

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    Brendan Davis

    Accounting: Non-sponsored RF

    Financial Management

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