September 9, 2016

Fiscal Year 2015 Actual Obligations*

Budget Mechanism No. of Awards Amount
Research Grants
Research Project Grants (RPG):
Noncompeting 666 $233,629,535
Administrative Supplements (28) 2,443,511
Competing 279 92,928,202
      Subtotal 945 329,001,248
Small Business Innovation/Technology 43 14,280,119
      Subtotal, RPGs 988 343,281,367
Research Centers 42 43,119,805
Other Research:
Career Programs 144 18,118,031
Cooperative Clinical Research 0 0
Minority Biomedical Research Support 0 195,000
Other 25 2,919,241
      Subtotal 169 21,232,272
Total, Research Grants 1,199 407,633,444
Research Training FTTP
Individual National Research Service Awards 64 3,006,018
Institutional National Research Service Awards 222 11,726,190
      Subtotal 286 14,732,208
Research & Development Contracts 45 16,163,219
  FTEs
Intramural Research 134 54,167,783
Research Management and Support 103 28,783,585
Total, NIAMS   521,480,240
RPG Success Rate*   16.7%

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

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