September 19, 2018

Fiscal Year 2017 Actual Obligations*

Budget Mechanism No. of Awards Amount
Research Grants
Research Project Grants (RPG):
Noncompeting 663 $250,247,112
Administrative Supplements (30) 3,071,421
Competing 272 97,655,299
      Subtotal 935 350,973,832
Small Business Innovation/Technology 39 16,839,866
      Subtotal, RPGs 974 367,813,698
Research Centers 42 44,760,125
Other Research:
Career Programs 136 19,792,123
Cooperative Clinical Research 0 0
Minority Biomedical Research Support 0 195,000
Other 26 2,653,000
      Subtotal 162 22,640,123
Total, Research Grants 1,178 435,213,946
Research Training FTTP
Individual National Research Service Awards 73 3,480,135
Institutional National Research Service Awards 225 12,763,322
      Subtotal 298 16,243,457
Research & Development Contracts 37 16,121,889
  FTEs
Intramural Research 128 57,998,854
Research Management and Support 99 30,989,754
Total, NIAMS 227 556,567,900
RPG Success Rate*   17.0%

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

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