Record Research Funding

Author: Notre Dame Magazine

$222.7 million

Total Notre Dame received in research award funding for fiscal year 2021


$42 million

Amount above the previous record set in 2019



Total grants received


19 percent

Funding from industry


$8 million

Largest new grant, from U.S. Agency for International Development to the Pulte Institute for Global Development in the Keough School of Global Affairs to conduct research that strengths education systems in low- and middle-income countries.


54 percent

Portion of the year’s research awards from federal funds


$109.2 million

Total research award funding in fiscal year 2011


27 percent

Funding from foundations or other sponsors



Grants for research in 34 different countries, totaling $37.8 million