ARRA - Recovery Act


The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) was signed into law February 17, 2009. $21 billion was dedicated to research, research infrastructure, and education. Cornell University is using Recovery Act funds to engage in research projects that lead to innovative discoveries, help boost the economy by creating or retaining jobs, upgrade research facilities and equipment, and train next-generation scientists.

Report Card
Ithaca Campus (as of Dec. 31, 2013)
  • Awards made to Ithaca campus: 171
  • Total amount of awards to Ithaca: $116,503,257
  • Total jobs created/retained (3rd quarter 2011): 228.31 FTEs
Weill Medical College (as of June 30, 2011)
  • Awards made to Weill Medical College: 108
  • Total amount of awards to Weill: $46,099,408
  • Total jobs created/retained (2nd quarter 2011): 116.58 FTEs