Total Support for Research
Awards & Gifts

$684.2 Million
4,975 Awards & Gifts

Proposals Submitted


Research Expenditures


CU Boulder's research and creative works portfolio continues to show steady growth year-over-year. Fiscal year 2023 (FY23) saw over $684 million in total support for research and creative work and over $624 million in expenditures. Achieving continued growth starts with proposals with FY23 having $1.9 billion in proposals submitted.

Federal agency funding continues to be a pillar to CU Boulder’s sponsored projects portfolio along with greater support coming through projects with industry, other universities, international partners and gift support of research from foundations, private entities and individuals.