Research Foundation Purchasing and Procurement

Research Foundation Purchasing and Procurement

The Office of Sponsored Programs and Research will assist Project Directors and Principal Investigators with the purchasing process of goods and services in accordance with RF Policy 501-D. Project Investigators and Project Directors are responsible for procuring their own goods and services, and must conform to the approved award budget and sponsor requirements.

Please refer to the guidelines below when purchasing goods, seeking the service of an independent contractor, honoraria, and other account payable expenditures:

Using a Purchasing Card (P-Card) for Sponsored Projects
RF ICA General Info
RF Accounts Payable and Honoraria


Business Meals and Catering Arrangements

Reiumbursement and payment of meals served during business meetings and events require the following documentation:

  • Event announcement or business purpose of meeting
  • List of attendees, giving name and project position
  • Detailed itemization of food and beverage charges. Reimbursement will not be made on the basis of credit card slips alone. Charges for alcoholic beverages are not allowed and will not be reimbursed.


Our Team:

Michele Kiely
Associate Dean for Research
(646) 364-9775

Delphine Yaghmaian
Research Program Director
(646) 364-9865

Michaela Ekowo
Grants Associate
(646) 364-9653