Participating Agencies

EPSCoR or EPSCoR-like programs exist at five federal agencies: the Departments of Agriculture and Energy, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Science Foundation.

Summary of EPSCoR/IDeA Programs, by Agency

AgencyDate EnactedFY2016 Budget EnactedEligible JurisdictionsTypes of Support
NSF EPSCoR1979$160.0 M27Research Infrastructure Awards; Cofunding
DOE EPSCoR1991$15.0 M27Laboratory-State Partnership Awards; Implementation Grants; Early Career Awards
USDA EPSCoR1991$52.5 M*26Sabbatical Grants; Equipment Grants; Seed Grants; Strengthening Standard Grants
NASA EPSCoR1993$18.0 M27Research Awards; Research Infrastructure Development (RID) Awards
NIH IDeA1993$320.8 M24Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE); Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE); IDeA Program Infrastructure for Clinical and Translational Research (IDeA-CTR); Co-funding

*Figure not a direct appropriation, rather a percentage (15%) of AFRI/competitive funding

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