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

MechanismFY 1997 Budget AuthorityFY 1998 EstimateFY 1999 Estimate
Research project grants (RPGs)
Noncompeting$4,998,308$5,487,847$5,719,127
Administrative supplements89,12376,34182,019
Competing1,817,2481,905,8982,280,898
SBIR/STTR249,885262,300289,462
Total RPGs7,154,5647,732,4168,371,506
Research centers1,086,2821,166,9741,253,450
Other research583,005641,140743,245
Research training417,087429,820510,731
R&D contracts844,253880,260953,601
Intramural research1,345,2871,416,1611,502,359
Research management and support485,018493,545507,832
Cancer control231,918254,731277,707
Construction22,87623,00023,000
National Library of Medicine150,376161,185174,725
Office of the Director229,717241,654254,701
Subtotal12,550,38313,440,88614,572,857
Buildings and facilities200,000206,957224,986
Total budget authority12,750,38313,647,84314,797,843

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

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

From: C, National Institutes of Health Funding Tables

Cover of Scientific Opportunities and Public Needs
Scientific Opportunities and Public Needs: Improving Priority Setting and Public Input at the National Institutes of Health.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on the NIH Research Priority-Setting Process.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 1998.
Copyright © 1998, National Academy of Sciences.

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