Tufts University is a private research university in Medford/Somerville, near Boston, Massachusetts. It is organized into ten schools, including two undergraduate programs and eight graduate divisions, on four campuses in Massachusetts and on the eastern border of France. The university emphasizes public service in all of its disciplines and is well-known for internationalism and its study abroad programs. Among its schools is the United States' oldest graduate school of international relations, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
Campaign Finance$1,101,633 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.
Lobbying on Behalf of Tufts University
Names of Lobbyists
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Science & Technology,
- Health Issues,
- Medical Research & Clin Labs,
- Automotive Industry,
- Aviation, Airlines & Airports
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.2997 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 H.R.5326 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2013 H.R.5856 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013 H.R.5973 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013 S.1406 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 S.2323 Science Appropriations Act, 2013 S.2375 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013 S.3240 Farm bill S.3295 Department of Labor Appropriations Act, 2013 H.R.4141 International Food Assistance Improvement Act of 2012
RegulationsMentioned in 474 dockets; Submitted to 25 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Tufts University" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 5 FDA Draft Guidance for Industry on Revising Approved Conditions of Use for New Animal Drugs and New Animal Drug Combination Products Administered in or on Medicated Feed or Drinking Water of Food-Producing Animals to Align with GFI #209; Availability 2011
- Toggle 3 MMS Notice of Availability of the revised Documentation of Section 106 Finding of Adverse Effect for the proposed Cape Wind Energy Project. 2010
- Toggle 3 FDA New Animal Drugs; Cephalosporin Drugs; Extralabel Animal Drug Use; Order of Prohibition 2008
- Toggle 2 CSREES Recently Posted CSREES Rules and Notices. Unknown
- Toggle 2 FDA Beverages: Bottled Water 2008
- Toggle 2 FWS Revised Definitions for ESA Section 7 Consultations; 50 CFR Part 402 2008
- Toggle 2 USDA Task Force on Childhood Obesity 2010
- Toggle 1 National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs: Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School, as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Draft Blueprint for Prescriber Education for Long-Acting/Extended-Release Opioid Class-Wide Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy; Availability; Request for Comments 2011
- Toggle 1 APHIS Tuberculosis in Captive Cervids; Extend Interval for Conducting Reaccreditation Test 2005
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 28 EPA Deferral of Application of the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Title V Programs to CO2 emissions from Bioenergy and Other Biogenic Sources 2011
- Toggle 25 NHTSA Reforming the Automobile Fuel Economy Standards Program; (CAFE) Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking 2003
- Toggle 19 EPA Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Massachusetts; Amendment to Massachusetts’ State Implementation Plan for Transit System Improvements. 2006
- Toggle 18 EPA Proposed Endangerment Finding for Greenhouse Gases under the Clean Air Act (CAA) 2009
- Toggle 11 FDA Health-Care Antiseptic Drug Products for Over-the-Counter (OTC) Human Use 1975
- Toggle 11 EPA Water Quality Standards for the State of Florida's Lakes and Flowing Waters 2009
- Toggle 11 New Approaches to Antibacterial Drug Development; Request for Comments 2013
- Toggle 10 NHTSA Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for New Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards 2008
- Toggle 10 USDA Task Force on Childhood Obesity 2010
- Toggle 9 FDA Qualified Health Claim for Whole Grains and Reduced Risk of Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 2012
Federal Spending89 grants; 7 contracts
Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at USASpending.gov. Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.
Only grants, contracts and loans with amounts over $1 million are shown.
Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.
Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.
|Tufts University||2010||National Institutes Of Health||TUFTS COLLABORATIVE CLUSTER IN GENOME STRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENTAL PATTERNING||$9,463,691|
|Tufts University||2003||National Institutes Of Health||$5,394,374|
|Tufts University||2003||National Institutes Of Health||BIOMEDICAL (BASIC)||$5,394,374|
|Tufts University||2010||Agricultural Research Service||NUTRITION RESEARCH FOR HEALTHY AGING AND PREVENTION OF CHRONIC DISEASE||$5,020,880|
|Tufts University||2004||National Science Foundation||THE FULCRUM INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATION IN SCIENCE||$4,997,469|
|Tufts University||2012||Agricultural Research Service||NUTRITION RESEARCH FOR HEALTHY AGING AND PREVENTION OF CHRONIC DISEASE||$4,948,655|
|Tufts University||2011||Agricultural Research Service||NUTRITION RESEARCH FOR HEALTHY AGING AND PREVENTION OF CHRONIC DISEASE||$4,006,686|
|Tufts University||2012||National Institutes Of Health||TUFTS CLINICAL AND TRANSLATION SCIENCE INSTITUTE (UL1)||$3,850,924|
|Tufts University||2010||National Institutes Of Health||TUFTS CLINICAL AND TRANSLATION SCIENCE INSTITUTE (UL1)||$3,850,924|
|Tufts University||2009||National Institutes Of Health||TUFTS CLINICAL AND TRANSLATION SCIENCE INSTITUTE (UL1)||$3,850,924|
Advisory Committees266 people on 132 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Tufts University" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle National Science Foundation 149 people on 64 committees
- Toggle Department of Health and Human Services 95 people on 48 committees
- Toggle Environmental Protection Agency 7 people on 5 committees
- Toggle National Endowment for the Humanities 9 people on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Defense 4 people on 7 committees
- Toggle Department of Agriculture 3 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of State 1 person on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of Education 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Labor 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Office of Personnel Management 1 person on 1 committee