January 28, 2011 (historical)

Fiscal Year 2010 Actual Obligations*

Budget Mechanism No. of Awards Amount
Research Grants
Research Project Grants (RPG):
Noncompeting 699 $242,415,000
Administrative Supplements (26) 2,222,000
Competing 301 93,887,000
   Subtotal 1,000 338,524,000
Small Business Innovation/Technology 37 12,734,000
   Subtotal, RPGs 1,037 351,258,000
Research Centers 40 41,850,000
Other Research:
Career Programs 150 18,745,000
Cooperative Clinical Research 0 0
Minority Biomedical Research Support 0 0
Other 34 3,001,000
   Subtotal 184 21,746,000
Total, Research Grants 1,261 414,854,000
Research Training FTTP
Individual National Research Service Awards 68 3,292,000
Institutional National Research Service Awards 244 12,262,000
   Subtotal 312 15,554,000
Research & Development Contracts 55 25,920,000
Intramural Research   55,009,000
Research Management and Support   26,691,000
Total, NIAMS   538,028,000
RPG Success Rate**   21.4%

*Excludes $132.7 million 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.

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

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