Sponsored Activity

FY 2020
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By the Numbers


  • Proposals submitted: 1,237
  • Proposal dollars: $733.9 million
  • Awards: 1,029
  • Award dollars: $194.6 million
  • Annual research expenditures: $223.18 million*

* FY2019 (most current data)

Distribution of Awards by Sponsor Category – FY20

Distribution of Award Dollars from Federal Agencies - FY20

Distribution of Awarded Dollars from Private Sector - FY20

*A significant portion of these awards are prime federal funds.

Access the full annual report of sponsored activities here.

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