Budget Information


  • The  House  Appropriations  Committee  proposed  to  boost  NIH  funding  by $1.25  billion  over  the  current  level  of  $33.3  billion,  while  the  Senate Appropriations Committee proposed a $2 billion increase.
  • Both the House and Senate Appropriations Committees propose an increase for NASA in FY2017 that is $1 billion more than the president’s budget request.
  • The House and Senate have both proposed increasing the DOE Office of Science by $50 million over the FY2016 funding level of $5.35 billion.
  • The Senate Appropriations Committee bill would hold funding for NSF research steady at $6.034 billion while the House would increase it by less than 1 percent to $6.079 billion. This is in line with the president’s budget request which also proposed $6.079 billion in discretionary spending for NSF research next year.

FY2017 EPSCoR/IDeA Budget Summary

Numbers in millions of dollars

AgencyFY15 OmnibusFY16 OmnibusFY17 Budget RequestFY17 Coalition GoalsFY17 HouseFY17 Senate
NSF$159.69 $160.00 $162.13*$170.00 $170.70 $160.00
NIH$273.33 $320.80 $320.84 $331.14 $333.30 $333.40
DOE$10.00 $15.00 $8.50 $20.00 $10.00 $20.00
NASA$18.00 $18.00 $9.00 $25.00 $18.00 $18.00
TOTALS$509.72 $566.30 $500.45***$602.39 $588.25 $587.65

* Represents discretionary spending only
** Represents 15 percent of the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) budget
*** Figure does not include AFRI funding

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