NIAID awards its appropriated funds through a variety of biomedical research support mechanisms. The extramural research community receives support through research project grants (RPGs), research centers, training, and research and development (R&D) contracts. Intramural research and scientific management account for the remaining budget appropriation.
Reflects actual obligations
1 SBIR/STTR programs are congressionally mandated.
2 Includes Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
3 NIAID totals for FY 2009 and FY 2010 in the Budget Mechanism table differs from the totals listed in the Appropriations History table due to enacted reappropriations, supplements, and rescissions.
Last Updated November 17, 2011
Last Reviewed June 22, 2011