History of Competing Research Project Grants (RPG)

Updated June 2, 2014

Fiscal
Year
Total Number
of Awards
Total
Dollars Awarded
Average Cost Percentile
Payline
NIAMS
Success Rate*
NIH
Success Rate*
2002
257
$74,806,000
$291,074
21.0
23.2%
31.2%
2003
242
$75,109,000
$310,368
18.5
20.4%
29.9%
2004
245
$73,147,000
$298,559
17.0
20.1%
24.6%
2005
244
$74,842,000
$306,730
16.0
20.2%
22.3%
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%

*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.