Research Funding Trends


Academic R&D Expenditures

National Science Board Science and Engineering Indicators

Research in the News

Aug 19, 2014 NIH to probe racial disparity in grant awards
Aug 15, 2014 NIH chief keeps hopes afloat
Jul 24, 2014 NIH institute considers broad shift to ‘people’ awards
Jul 21, 2014 Senate bill backs NSF's practices and calls for big funding boost
Jul 17, 2014 Want a grant? First review someone else's proposal
Jun 12, 2014 Congressional Hearing on Administrative  Workload in Federally Sponsored Research
June     2014 Physician-Scientist Workforce Working Group Report  
Jun 09, 2014 NIH Report Warns of Looming Shortage of Physician-Scientists
Jun 05, 2014 BRAIN 2025: A Scientific Vision
Jun 05, 2014 A $4.5 Billion Price Tag for the BRAIN Initiative?
May 15, 2014 New data show how states are doing in science
Apr 11, 2014 NIH Joins NSF Program to Teach Scientists to Think Like Entrepreneurs
Apr 09, 2014 Rescuing US biomedical research from its systemic flaws
Apr 04, 2014 Science Funding and Short-Term Economic Activity
Apr 04, 2014 Chasing the Money
Apr 03, 2014 DARPA Carves Out New Division to Entice Biotech Talent
Apr 02, 2014 National Science Foundation Participates in White House Brain Research
Apr 01, 2014 Neurological Institute Finds Worrisome Drop in Basic Research
April, 2014 Accelerating Medicines Partnership
Mar 26, 2014 The Future of Biomedical Research
Mar 18, 2014 Brain-mapping projects to join forces
Mar 15, 2014 Billionaires With Big Ideas Are Privatizing American Science
Mar 09, 2014 Cancer science leans more on industry funds
Mar 05, 2014 Federal Spending on Science, Already Down, Would Remain Tight
Mar 04, 2014 Major U.S. Science Agencies Face Flat Prospects
Feb 05, 2014 Biomedicine: The changing face of primate research
Jan 24, 2014 NIH Is Losing Its Funding Edge, 2014 Budget Suggests
Jan 14, 2014 U.S. Science Agencies Get Some Relief in 2014 Budget
Jan 09, 2014 High costs of research at universities made worse by funding gap
Dec 30, 2013 U.S. R&D Resumes Growth in 2011 and 2012, Ahead of the Pace of the Gross Domestic Product
Nov 2013 Higher Education R&D Expenditures Remain Flat in FY 2012
Nov 07, 2013 Republican Plan to Guide NSF Programs Draws Darts, and Befuddlement, From Research Advocates
Oct 25, 2013 Varmus's Second Act
Oct 11, 2013 Amid the Shutdown's Gloom, Research Universities Mull the Path Ahead
Sep 30-Oct 16, 2013 Science Magazine Shutdown Reporting
Sep 30, 2013 How a Government Shutdown Would Affect Academe
Sep 17, 2013 Planning for Agency Operations during a Potential Lapse in Appropriations
Sep 09, 2013 Sequester Strains Science Researchers

Previous

Policies
NIH

Grants Policy Statement (GPS) (eff. 10/01/2013) 
Supporting the Biomedical Research Workforce

NIH Fiscal Policy for Grant Awards – FY 2013
HHS Tightens Financial Conflict of Interest Rules for Researchers
NIH Fiscal Policy for Grant Awards - FY2011
NIH Research Integrity 
My NCBI Tool to Replace eRA Commons for Bibliography Management 
NIH Proposes Tougher Rules on Financial Conflicts of Interest
Clarification of Resubmission Policy and Determination of New Application Status
NIH to Eliminate Error Correction Window for Due Dates on/after January 25, 2011
Research Project Success Rates by Type and Activity
Research Project Success Rates by NIH Institute
Paylines, Percentiles and Success Rates
Estimates of Funding for Various Research, Condition, and Disease Categories (RCDC)
NIH Update Fall 2009
NIH Restructured Application Forms and Instructions for Submissions for FY2011 Funding
NIH Launches New Web Site for ARRA Information
Status of Applications & Awards under the New NIH Guidelines for Human Stem Cell Research  
NIH Guidelines for Human Stem Cell Research
NIH Policy News Page
NIH Public Access Policy
NIH Data Sharing Policy
NIH Conflict of Interest FAQ
NIH Electronic Submission of Grant Applications
Medical Research with Animals
PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
NIH Enhancements to Peer Review
NIH Announces Updated Implementation Timeline (12/02/08)
NIH Policy on Submission of Additional Grant Application Materials
Modified Application Submission, Referral and Review for Appointed NIH Study Section Members
NIH Update on the Requirement for Instruction in Responsible Conduct of Research
NIH Resubmissions Policy & FAQs
New NIH Policy on Resubmission (Amended) Applications
NIH Revised New and Early Stage Investigator Policies 

NSF
Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (eff. 02/24/14)
Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide, January 2013

NSF's Revised Cost Sharing Policy FAQs
Feedback on NSF's Merit Review Criteria
Revised NSF Grant General Conditions
FY2009 University Science and Engineering R&D Spending 
Open Government Directive
FY 2010 NSF Budget Request to Congress - Presidential Initiatives and Major Investments
NSF Update Fall 2009 
Important Information about the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (summary Pt 1 & Pt 2)
Revision of the NSF General Grant Condition (GC-1) (eff. 01/04/2010)
NSF Data Management Plan Requirements  

Funding Data  
NIH Funding Strategies (FY2014 Payline and priority score info)
NIH Reports, Data, and Analyses of Research and Development Activities
NIH Funding Estimates for Various Diseases, Conditions, Research Areas
NIH Awards by Individual Organizations
NIH Success Rates by Activity (funding mechanism)
NCI Awards of R01 and R21 Grants in FY2013  
NIH ARRA Awards
NSF Award Trends
NSF Science and Engineering Statistics
Recovery.gov

Other Resources
Association of American Universities (AAU)
Council on Governmental Relations (COGR)
European Science Foundation (ESF)
Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP)
National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA)
Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP)
Society of Research Administrators (SRA)
National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP)
TeamScience.net
Science Europe
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)
The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
Subscribing to Sponsor Newsletters 



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