The Harvard Crimson :: In FAS Financial Outlook, Key Questions Remain
How will Harvard pay for its new campus?
"The planned expansion of the campus into Allston, meanwhile, will put an unknown amount of additional pressure on the Faculty�s finances.
The 500,000-square-foot science complex planned for Western Avenue, for instance, will likely be ineligible to receive federal funds because it will house the Harvard Stem Cell Institute.
Government grants are usually a prime way for universities to win back some of the costs of science buildings after they become operational. But, Maull said, �Since the federal government doesn�t currently support stem cell work, we don�t get the overhead support.� "