TABLE C-2 Total NIH Funding by Mechanism (in thousands of dollars)

Mechanism

FY 1997 Budget Authority

FY 1998 Estimate

FY 1999 Estimate

Research project grants (RPGs)

Noncompeting

$4,998,308

$5,487,847

$5,719,127

Administrative supplements

89,123

76,341

82,019

Competing

1,817,248

1,905,898

2,280,898

SBIR/STTR

249,885

262,300

289,462

Total RPGs

7,154,564

7,732,416

8,371,506

Research centers

1,086,282

1,166,974

1,253,450

Other research

583,005

641,140

743,245

Research training

417,087

429,820

510,731

R&D contracts

844,253

880,260

953,601

Intramural research

1,345,287

1,416,161

1,502,359

Research management and support

485,018

493,545

507,832

Cancer control

231,918

254,731

277,707

Construction

22,876

23,000

23,000

National Library of Medicine

150,376

161,185

174,725

Office of the Director

229,717

241,654

254,701

Subtotal

12,550,383

13,440,886

14,572,857

Buildings and facilities

200,000

206,957

224,986

Total budget authority

12,750,383

13,647,843

14,797,843

NOTE: SBIR = Small Business Innovation Research; STTR = Small Business Technology Transfer.

SOURCE: National Institutes of Health, FY 1999 President's Budget, 1998, p. 12.



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