TABLE 2-1 NIH Budget by Mechanism (in millions of current dollars)

 

FY2002 (Actual)

FY2003 (Estimated)

FY2004 (Requested)

Mechanism

Number of Awards

Amount of Funding

Number of Awards

Amount of Funding

Number of Awards

Amount of Funding

Research Project Grants

36,231

13,017.0

38,309

14,298.1

39,520

15,203.8

Research Centers

1,137

2,116.9

1,209

2,422.4

1,237

2,589.0

Other Research Grants

5,915

1,446.1

6,213

1,608.9

6,348

1,662.2

Subtotal, Research Grants

43,283

16,580.0

45,731

18,329.4

47,105

19,455.0

Training Awards

 

653.3

 

693.2

 

715.5

R&D Contracts

1,999

1,797.0

2,397

2,430.4

2,438

2,779.0

Intramural Research

 

2,234.0

 

2,548.8

 

2,629.8

Research Mgt. & Support

 

785.9

 

920.1

 

968.8

Cancer Prevention & Control

 

486.6

 

539.8

 

551.8

Extramural Construction

 

117.6

 

457.0

 

0

National Library of Medicine

 

274.3

 

305.9

 

316.0

Office of the Director

 

253.5

 

274.0

 

318.0

NIH Buildings and Facilities

 

295.9

 

769.1

 

80.0

TOTAL

 

23,478.1

 

27,267.6

 

27,814.0

 

SOURCE: The data on which this table is based come from NIH’s FY2004 Congressional Justification Budget (U.S. DHHS, 2003). The key table is posted on the NIH website at http://www.nih.gov/news/budgetfy2004/fy2004presidentsbudget.pdf.



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