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

MechanismFY 1997 Budget AuthorityFY 1998 EstimateFY 1999 Estimate
Research project grants (RPGs)
Administrative supplements89,12376,34182,019
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
National Library of Medicine150,376161,185174,725
Office of the Director229,717241,654254,701
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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