History of Competing Research Project Grants (RPG)

Updated September 9, 2016

Fiscal
Year
Total Number
of Awards
Total
Dollars Awarded
Average Cost Percentile
Payline
NIAMS
Success Rate*
NIH
Success Rate*
2006
247
$77,412,000
$313,409
14.5
19.3%
20.0%
2007
261
$75,954,000
$291,011
15.0
20.0%
21.3%
2008
253
$78,822,000
$311,549
15.0
20.9%
21.8%
2009**
238
$78,880,000
$331,429
15.0
19.9%
20.6%
2010**
301
$93,887,000
$311,917
15.0
21.4%
20.6%
2011
228
$76,962,000
$337,553
11.0
14.9%
17.7%
2012
234
$74,158,000
$316,915
12.0
15.6%
17.6%
2013
260
$74,149,000
$285,188
12.0
15.9%
16.8%
2014
288
$86,021,000
$298,684
14.0
18.1%
18.1%
2015
279
$92,928,202
$333,076
12.0
16.7%
18.3%

*Success rates indicate the percentage of reviewed RPG applications that receive funding.

**Excludes funds appropriated to NIAMS in 2009 for short-term stimulus purposes under the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) available for obligation across a two-year timeframe until September 30, 2010.