RF for SUNY
The Research Foundation for SUNY, a separate non-profit corporation, was established to provide the fiscal authority and structure for the application and administration of grants or contracts in accordance with sponsor and State University of New York policies. As a part of this authority the Research Foundation, which has its own Board of Directors, provides all services including the audit control required by federal agencies, the personnel services necessary for the administration of the grant or contract, and such services as legal counsel and technology transfer assistance.
The Central Office of the Research Foundation is located in Albany. Authority for endorsements of applications, signatures for contracts and agreements, account establishment and billings resides here at the SUNY Potsdam Campus.