January 23, 2009 (historical)

Fiscal Year 2008 Actual Obligations

Budget Mechanism* No. of Awards Amount
Research Grants
Research Project Grants (RPG):
Noncompeting 758 241,710,000
Administrative Supplements (28) 1,661,000
Competing 253 78,822,000
    Subtotal 1,011 322,193,000
Small Business Innovation/Technology 46 11,983,000
    Subtotal, RPGs 1,057 334,176,000
Research Centers 39 40,759,000
Other Research:
Career Programs 158 19,031,000
Cooperative Clinical Research 0 0
Minority Biomedical Research Support 0 0
Other 21 2,958,000
    Subtotal 179 21,989,000
Total, Research Grants 1,275 396,924,000
Research Training FTTP
Individual National Research Service Awards 64 2,927,000
Institutional National Research Service Awards 259 12,262,000
    Subtotal 323 15,189,000
Research & Development Contracts 58 20,598,000
Intramural Research   52,915,000
Research Management and Support   24,732,000
Total, NIAMS   510,358,000

RPG Success Rate* 20.9%

*Success rate indicates the percentage of reviewed RPG applications that receive funding.

Last Updated: August 2019