Federal Science Budget Tracker

 

The Federal Science Budget Tracker provides up-to-date information on the status of budgets and appropriations relevant to the physical sciences.

Fiscal Year: 2019 | 2018 | 2017

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FY19 Budget Request

Reference Material

 

Budget Document Year
Overall Budget Request FY15 FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
DOE Office of Science FY15 FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
DOE Applied Energy Offices FY15 FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
National Nuclear Security Administration FY15 FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
NASA FY15 FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
National Science Foundation FY15 FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Department of Defense RDT&E FY15 FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration FY15 FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
National Institute of Standards and Technology FY15 FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
National Institutes of Health FY15 FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
U.S. Geological Survey FY15 FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19

 

DOE Office of Science

FYI Bulletins:

 

FY19 DOE Office of Science Appropriations
($ millions)
Funding Line FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
Office of Science 5,391 6,260 5,391 -14% 6,600 5% 6,650 6%    
Advanced Scientific Computing Research 647 810 899 11% 915 13% 980 21%    
Basic Energy Sciences 1,872 2,090 1,850 -11% 2,129 2% 2,193 5%    
Biological & Environmental Research 612 673 500 -26% 673 0% 715 6%    
Fusion Energy Sciences 380 532 340 -36% 590 11% 425 -20%    
High Energy Physics 825 908 770 -15% 1,005 11% 1,010 11%    
Nuclear Physics 622 684 600 -12% 690 1% 710 4%    

All figures are in millions of nominal U.S. dollars and are rounded to the nearest million. Percentages are rounded to the nearest percent.

 

Reference Material

Document Year
Budget Request FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
House Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Senate Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Bill FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Joint Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19

 

Committee Bill Hearing Markups Administration Statement
Senate Appropriations S.2975 April 11 May 22
May 24
 
House Appropriations H.R.5895 March 15 May 7
May 16
June 5
House Science Committee - May 9 - -
Senate Energy and Natural Resources - March 20 - -
House Energy and Commerce - April 12 - -

 

FY19 DOE Office of Science Appropriations, Detailed Table
($ millions)
Funding Line FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
Advanced Scientific Computing Research 647 810 899 11% 915 13% 980 21%    
Exascale Computing Project 164 205 233 14% 225 10% 233 14%    
Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility 110 163 200 23% 185 14% 205 26%    
Argonne Leadership Computing Facility 80 110 140 27% 140 27% 145 32%    
National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center 92 94 80 -15% 100 6% 110 17%    
ESnet 45 79 56 -29% 80 1% 85 8%    
Funding Line FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
Basic Energy Sciences 1,872 2,090 1,850 -11% 2,129 2% 2,193 5%    
Synchrotron Radiation Sources 489 490* 491 0% 500 2% 519* 6%*    
High Flux Neutron Sources 266 281* 265 -6% 280 0% 285 1%    
Nanoscale Science Research Centers 122 131* 122 -6% 131 0% 140* 7%*    
Energy Frontier Research Centers 110 110* 110 0% 110 0% 110* 0%*    
Linac Coherent Light Source-II** 190 192 139 -27% 129 -33% 139 -27%    
LCLS-II High Energy Upgrade** - 8 5 -38% 40 400% 28 250%    
Advanced Photon Source Upgrade 43 93 60 -35% 130 40% 140 51%    
Advanced Light Source Upgrade** - 16 10 -38% 50 213% 50 213%    
Spallation Neutron Source Proton Power Upgrade - 36 0 -100% 20 -44% 70 94%    
Spallation Neutron Source Second Target Station - - - - - - 15 -    
Joint Center for Energy Storage Research 24 24* 24 0% 24 0% 24 0%    
Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis 15 15* 15 0% 15 0% 15* 0%*    
EPSCoR 15 20* 8 -61% 20 0% 20 0%    
Funding Line FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
Biological & Environmental Research 612 673 500 -26% 673 0% 715 6%    
Bioenergy Research Centers 75 90 100 11% 100 11% 100* 11%*    
Joint Genome Institute 69 69* 70 1% 70 1% 70 1%    
Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Research Facility 65 65* 66 1% - - 68 4%    
Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory 43 43* 42 -3% - - 45 4%    
Fusion Energy Sciences 380 532 340 -36% 590 11% 425 -20%    
Research 330 410 265 -35% 427 4% 303 -26%    
ITER 50 122 75 -39% 163 34% 122 0%    
DIII-D 87   88   -   93*      
Material Plasma Exposure eXperiment - - 2 - 7 - 7* -    
Funding Line FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
High Energy Physics 825 908 770 -15% 1,005 11% 1,010 11%    
Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility 50 95 113 19% 175 84% 145 53%    
Proton Improvement Plan-II** - 1 - - 10 900% 35 3400%    
High Luminosity-LHC Upgrades - 51 77 51% 105 106% - -    
High Luminosity-LHC Accelerator Upgrade - 27 42 56% - - - -    
HL-LHC ATLAS Detector Upgrade - 12 18 46% - - - -    
HL-LHC CMS Detector Upgrade - 12 18 46% - - - -    
Muon to Electron Conversion Experiment 44 44 30 -32% 30 -32% 30 -32%    
Facility for Advanced Accelerator Experimental Tests II 3.5 10 2 -80% 10 0% 10 0%    
Dark Energy and Matter Experiments - - - - 22 - - -    
Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Camera 45 10 - -100% - - See note 1 -    
Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument 12 18 7.5 -57% - - 7.5 -57%    
LUX ZEPLIN 13 14 14 2% - - 14 2%    
SuperCDMS-SnoLab 3.4 7.4 5 -32% - - - -    
Funding Line FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
Nuclear Physics 622 684 600 -12% 690 1% 710 4%    
Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider 181 - 178 - - - - -    
Facility for Rare Isotope Beams 100 97 75 -23% 75 -23% 75 -23%    
Stable Isotope Production Facility 2.5 10 5 -50% 10 0% 12 15%    
Gamma-Ray Energy Tracking Array 0.5 5.2 2.5 -52% 6.6 27% 6.6 27%    
Super Pioneering High Energy Nuclear Interaction Experiment - - 1.2 - 5.7 - - -    
Other Accounts                    
Science Laboratories Infrastructure 130 257 127 -51% 290 13% 302 17%    
Science Program Direction 182 183 180 -2% 183 0% 184 1%    
Workforce Development for Teachers & Scientists 20 20 19 -3% 20 0% 25 26%    

All figures are in millions of nominal U.S. dollars and are rounded to the nearest million. Percentages are rounded to the nearest percent.

* "Not less than"

** Other Project Costs (OPC) excluded

1. Committee notes that fabrication of the camera is complete and recommends $6.25 million for commissioning and initial operations.

 

DOE NNSA

FYI Bulletins:

 

FY19 National Nuclear Security Administration Appropriations
($ millions)
Funding Line FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
NNSA 12,938 14,669 15,091 3% 15,313 4% 14,780 1%    
Weapons Activities 9,246 10,642 11,017 4% 11,200 5% 10,850 2%    
Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation 1,883 1,999 1,863 -7% 1,902 -5% 1,902 -5%    
Naval Reactors 1,420 1,620 1,789 10% 1,789 10% 1,620 0%    
Federal Salaries & Expenses 387 408 423 4% 423 4% 408 0%    

All figures are in millions of nominal U.S. dollars and are rounded to the nearest million. Percentages are rounded to the nearest percent. Rescissions and uses of prior year balances included.

 

FY19 NNSA Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation
($ millions)
Funding Line FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
Weapons Activities RDT&E 1,842 2,034 1,995 -2% 2,028 0% 2,042 0%    
Science 437 475 565 19% 477 1% 510 8%    
Advanced Certification 60 58 58 0% 58 0% 58 0%    
Primary Assessment Technologies 99 89 95 6% 95 6% 89 0%    
Dynamic Material Properties 106 120 131 9% 131 9% 120 0%    
Advanced Radiography 46 38 33 -13% 33 -13% 33 -13%    
Secondary Assessment Technologies 76 77 78 1% 78 1% 78 1%    
Academic Alliances & Partnerships 50 53 53 1% 63 20% 53 1%    
Enhanced Capabilities for Subcritical Experiments - 40 118 193% 20 -50% 80 99%    
Funding Line FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
Engineering 132 183 211 15% 224 22% 187 2%    
Stockpile Responsiveness Program 2 30 34 13% 55 83% 30 0%    
Inertial Confinement Fusion Ignition & High Yield  523 545 419 -23% 510 -6% 545 0%    
Ignition 78 80 22 -72% - - 80 0%    
Support of Other Stockpile Programs 23 24 17 -26% - - 24 0%    
Diagnostics, Cryogenics & Experimental Support 64 78 51 -34% - - 78 0%    
Pulsed Power Inertial Confinement Fusion 5.6 7.6 8.3 9% - - 7.6 0%    
Joint Program in High Energy Density Laboratory Plasmas 9.5 9.5 0 -100% - - 9.5 0%    
High Energy Density R&D - - - - 50 - - -    
National Ignition Facility 330 344 287 -17% 330 -4% 344 0%    
OMEGA Laser Facility 68 75 45 -39% 68 -9% 80 7%    
Z Facility     63 - 62 - 63 -    
NRL Nike Laser 8.5 8 0 -100% 8 0% - -    
Funding Line FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
Advanced Simulation & Computing 663 746 703 -6% 723 -3% 703 -6%    
Exascale Computing Initiative 95 161 163 1% - - 163* 1%*    
Advanced Manufacturing 87 86 97 13% 94 10% 97 13%    

All figures are in millions of nominal U.S. dollars and are rounded to the nearest million. Percentages are rounded to the nearest percent. Rescissions of prior year balances included.

* "Not less than"

 

Reference Material

Document Year
Budget Request FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
House Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Senate Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Bill FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Joint Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19

 

Committee Bill Hearing Markups Administration Statement
Senate Appropriations S.2975 April 11 May 22
May 24
 
House Appropriations H.R.5895 March 15
March 20
May 7
May 16
June 5
Senate Armed Services S.2987 March 22 May 23  
House Armed Services H.R.5515 March 22 April 26
May 9
May 22
Senate Energy and Natural Resources - March 20 - -
House Energy and Commerce - April 12 - -

 

DOE Applied Energy

FYI Bulletins:

 

FY19 DOE Applied Energy Appropriations
($ millions)
Funding Line FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy 2,090 2,322 696 -70% 2,079 -10% 2,322 0%    
Nuclear Energy 1,017 1,205 757 -37% 1,346 12% 1,206 0%    
Fossil Energy1 668 727 502 -31% 785 8% 727 0%    
ARPA-E 306 353 0 -100% 325 -8% 375 6%    
Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability2 230 248 - - - - - -    
Electricity Delivery - - 61 - 175 - 0 -    
Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response - - 96 - 146 - 260 -    

All figures are in millions of nominal U.S. dollars and are rounded to the nearest million. Percentages are rounded to the nearest percent.

1. Oil reserve funding excluded.

2. The administration plans to split this program into two offices, one focused on cybersecurity and the other focused on grid reliability.

 

Reference Material

Document Year
Renewable Energy, Nuclear Energy, and ARPA-E Budget Requests FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Fossil Energy Budget Request FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
House Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Senate Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Bill FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Joint Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19

 

Committee Bill Hearing Markups Administration Statement
Senate Appropriations S.2975 April 11 May 22
May 24
 
House Appropriations H.R.5895 March 15 May 7
May 16
June 5
House Science Committee - May 9 - -
Senate Energy and Natural Resources - March 20 - -
House Energy and Commerce - April 12 - -

 

NASA

FYI Bulletins:

 

FY19 NASA Appropriations
($ millions)
Funding Line FY16
Operating Plan
FY17 Operating Plan FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
NASA 19,285 19,653 20,736 19,892 -4% 21,546 4% 21,323 3%    
Science Mission Directorate 5,584 5,762 6,222 5,895 -5% 6,681 7% 6,400 3%    
Earth Science 1,927 1,908 1,921 1,784 -7% 1,900 -1% 1,931 1%    
Planetary Science 1,628 1,828 2,228 2,235 0% 2,759 24% 2,202 -1%    
Astrophysics + JWST 1,382 1,352 1,384 1,185 -14% 1,334 -4% 1,548 12%    
Astrophysics 762 783 850 881 4% 1,029 21% 1,243 46%    
James Webb Space Telescope 620 569 534 305 -43% 305 -43% 305 -43%    
Heliophysics 647 675 689 689 0% 689 0% 720 5%    
STEM Education1 37 37 44 45 1% 44 0% 45 2%    
Aeronautics 634 656 685 634 -7% 715 4% 725 6%    
Office of Education 115 100 100 0 -100% 90 -10% 110 10%    
  Numbers for specific education programs are in the "STEM Education" tab

All figures are in millions of nominal U.S. dollars and are rounded to the nearest million. Percentages are rounded to the nearest percent.

1. Called "Science Activation" in the FY19 request. This funding was split equally between the Planetary Science and Astrophysics divisions in the final FY17 appropriations bill but is wholly derived from the Astrophysics division in FY16 and the FY19 request.

 

Reference Material

Document Year
Budget Request FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
House Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Senate Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Bill FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Joint Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19

 

Committee Bill Hearing Markups Administration Statement
Senate Appropriations   May 23    
House Appropriations H.R.5952 April 12 May 9
May 17
 
House Science Committee - March 7 - -

 

NSF

FYI Bulletins:

 

FY19 National Science Foundation Appropriations
($ millions)
Funding Line FY16
Actual
FY17
Actual
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
NSF 7,464 7,504 7,767 7,472 -4% 8,175 5% 8,069 4%    
Research & Related Activities 5,998 6,007 6,334 6,151 -3% 6,652 5% 6,556 4%    
Biological Sciences 744 742 - 738 - - - - -    
Computer & Information Science & Engineering 935 936 - 925 - - - - -    
Engineering 916 931 - 921 - - - - -    
Geosciences1 877 826 - 853 - - - - -    
Polar Programs2 449 468 - 535 - - - - -    
Mathematical & Physical Sciences 1,349 1,362 - 1,345 - - - - -    
Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences 272 271 - 246 - - - - -    
Integrative Activities 427 420 - 537 - - - - -    
EPSCoR 160 160 171 160 -6% 171 0% 177 4%    
Funding Line FY16
Actual
FY17
Actual
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
Education & Human Resources 884 873 902 873 -3% 902 0% 915 1%    
  Numbers for specific EHR programs are in the "STEM Education" tab
Major Research Equipment & Facilities Construction2 242 223 183 95 -48% 268 47% 249 36%    
Regional Class Research Vessels - 122 105 29 -73% 127 21% 89 -15%    
Large Synoptic Survey Telescope 100 60 58 49 -16% 124 114% 49 -16%    
Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope 20 18 20 16 -19% 16 -19% 16 -19%    
Antarctic Infrasturcture Modernization for Science - - - - - - - 95 -    
Agency Operations & Award Management 351 382 329 334 2% 334 2% 329 0%    

All figures are in millions of nominal U.S. dollars and are rounded to the nearest million. Percentages are rounded to the nearest percent.

1. Funding for the Ocean Observatories Initiative was essentially suspended for fiscal year 2017. The fiscal year 2019 request includes $40 million for the project.

2. The fiscal year 2019 request includes $104 million for the Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science project through the Office of Polar Programs within the Research and Related Activities account, not the Major Research Equipment and Facilites Construction account, although NSF considers it to be a major facility construction investment.

 

Reference Material

Document Year
Budget Request FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
House Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Senate Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Bill FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Joint Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19

 

Committee Bill Hearing Markups Administration Statement
Senate Appropriations        
House Appropriations H.R.5952   May 9
May 17
 
House Science Committee - March 15 - -

 

DOD

FYI Bulletins:

 

FY19 DOD Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation Appropriations
($ millions)
Funding Line FY16
Enacted
FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
RDT&E Total 69,785 72,302 88,308 90,616 3%            
Science & Technology 12,997 14,011 14,863 13,662 -8% 14,434 -3%        
Basic Research (6.1) 2,309 2,276 2,343 2,269 -3% 2,298 -2%        
Applied Research (6.2) 4,996 5,296 5,682 5,100 -10% 5,571 -2%        
Advanced Technology Development (6.3) 5,691 6,439 6,838 6,292 -8% 6,564 -4%        
Other RDT&E 56,740 58,290 73,445 76,954 5%            

All figures are in millions of nominal U.S. dollars and Percentages are rounded to the nearest percent. Overseas Contingency Operations funding excluded.

 

FY18 DOD S&T Appropriations
($ millions)
Funding Line FY16
Enacted
FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
Army (6.1 - 6.3) 2,689 3,067 3,318 2,392 -28% 2,927 -12%        
Basic Research 469 487 470 446 -5% 442 -6%        
Applied Research 1,093 1,220 1,369 920 -33% 1,325 -3%        
Advanced Technology Development 1,127 1,360 1,479 1,027 -31% 1,160 -22%        
Navy (6.1 - 6.3) 2,334 2,367 2,433 2,240 -8% 2,251 -7%        
Basic Research 672 563 622 597 -4% 619 0%        
Applied Research 966 980 994 891 -10% 889 -11%        
Advanced Technology Development 696 824 817 751 -8% 742 -9%        
Funding Line FY16
Enacted
FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
Air Force (6.1 - 6.3) 2,481 2,678 2,824 2,645 -6% 2,767 -2%        
Basic Research 530 545 520 518 0% 516 -1%        
Applied Research 1,240 1,326 1,435 1,312 -9% 1,384 -4%        
Advanced Technology Development 710 808 869 815 -6% 866 0%        
Defense-Wide (6.1 - 6.3) 5,493 5,898 6,288 6,385 2% 6,489 3%        
Basic Research 638 681 731 708 -3% 720 -1%        
Applied Research 1,697 1,770 1,884 1,977 5% 1,973 5%        
Advanced Technology Development 3,157 3,447 3,674 3,700 1% 3,796 3%        
All figures are in millions of nominal U.S. dollars and Percentages are rounded to the nearest percent. Overseas Contingency Operations funding is excluded.

 

 

Reference Material

Document Year
RDT&E Budget Request FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Army RDT&E Request (Vol. 1) FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Navy RDT&E Request (Vol. 1) FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Air Force RDT&E Request (Vol. 1) FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
DARPA FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
House Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Senate Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Bill FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Joint Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19

 

Committee Bill Hearing Markups Administration Statement
Senate Appropriations   May 9
June 6
   
House Appropriations Draft April 25 June 7  
Senate Armed Services S.2987 April 26 May 23  
House Armed Services H.R.5515 March 14 May 9 May 22

 

NOAA

FYI Bulletins:

 

FY19 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Appropriations
($ millions)
Funding Line FY16
Enacted
FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
NOAA 5,766 5,675 5,909 4,563 -23% 5,159 -13%        
Office of Oceanic & Atmospheric Research 482 514 549 322 -41% 503 -8%        
Climate Research 158 158 158 99 -38% 99 -38%        
Weather & Air Chemistry Research 103 114 132 92 -30% 132 0%        
Ocean, Coastal & Great Lakes Research 189 193 206 93 -55% 220 7%        
Research Supercomputing 20 36 41 26 -37% 41 0%        
National Weather Service 1,124 1,122 1,157 1,053 -9% 1,143 -1%        
Observations 233 249 257 220 -14% 252 -2%        
Central Processing 157 160 160 145 -9% 158 -1%        
Analyze, Forecast, & Support 496 487 504 472 -6% 500 -1%        
Dissemination 90 81 85 85 0% 88 3%        
Science & Technology Integration 139 137 143 123 -14% 137 -4%        
Funding Line FY16
Enacted
FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
National Environmental Satellite, Data, & Information Service 2,349 2,204 2,101 1,640 -22% 1,662 -21%        
GOES-R Class 872 753 519 408 -21% 408 -21%        
Joint Polar Satellite System 809 787 776 - - 572 -26%        
Polar Follow On 370 329 419 - - 306 -27%        
Polar Weather Satellites1 - - - 878 - - -        
National Centers for Environmental Information 59 59 61 58 -5% 60 -1%        
COSMIC-2 10 8 6.1 5.9 -3% 5.9 -3%        
Space Weather Follow On 1 5 8.5 10 17% 10 17%        
Commercial Weather Data Pilot 3 5 6 3 -50% 6 0%        
National Marine Fisheries Service1 914 917 948 810 -15% 940 -1%        
National Ocean Service 504 521 565 382 -32% 558 -1%        
Office of Marine & Aviation Operations 303 298 458 304 -34% 249 -46%        
Office of Education 27 27 28 0 -100% 29 2%        

All figures are in millions of nominal U.S. dollars and are rounded to the nearest million. Percentages are rounded to the nearest percent. The figures are the sum of funding from the Operations, Research, and Facilities (ORF) account and the Procurement, Acquisition, and Construction (PAC) account, unless otherwise noted.

1. The budget request combines the Joint Polar Satellite System and Polar Follow On into this new account.

2. Includes funding from the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund.

 

Reference Material

Document Year
Budget Request FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
House Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Senate Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Bill FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Joint Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19

 

Committee Bill Hearing Markups Administration Statement
Senate Appropriations   May 10    
House Appropriations H.R.5952 March 20
April 11
May 9
May 17
 

 

NIST

FYI Bulletins:

 

FY19 National Institute of Standards and Technology Appropriations
($ millions)
Funding Line FY16
Enacted
FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
NIST 964 954 1,199 629 -48% 985 -18% 1,038 -13%    
Scientific & Technical Research & Services 690 690 725 573 -21% 720 -1% 725 0%    
Laboratory Programs 605 605 - 517 - ** - - -    
Standards Coordination & Special Programs 68 68 68* 45 -34% 55 -19% - -    
Corporate Services 17 17 17* 12 -33% 17 0% - -    
Industrial Technology Services 155 155 155 15 -90% 145 -6% 155

0%

   
Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership 130 130 140 0 -100% 140 0% 140 0%    
Manufacturing USA
(formerly NNMI)
25 25 15 15 1% 5 -67% 15 0%    
Construction of Research Facilities 119 109 319 41 -87% 120 -62% 158 -50%    
Radiation Physics Building 60 >=60 - 0 -100% - - - -    

All figures are in millions of nominal U.S. dollars and are rounded to the nearest million. Percentages are rounded to the nearest percent.

* "Not less than"

** The committee report directs NIST to fund this program at "no less than" the fiscal year 2018 level.

 

Reference Material

Document Year
Budget Request FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
House Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Senate Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Bill FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Joint Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19

 

Committee Bill Hearing Markups Administration Statement
Senate Appropriations   May 10    
House Appropriations H.R.5952 March 20 May 9
May 17
 

 

NIH

 

FY19 National Institutes of Health Appropriations, Selected Institutes
($ millions)
Funding Line FY16
Enacted
FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
NIH1 32,084 34,084 37,084 33,792 -9%            
National Cancer Institute2 5,215 5,689* 5,965 5,626 -6%            
National Institute of General Medical Sciences 2,512 2,651 2,785 2,573 -8%            
National Eye Institute 716 733 772 711 -8%            
National Institute on Deafness & Other Communications Disorders 423 437 460 424 -8%            
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering 347 357 378 347 -8%            

All figures are in millions of nominal U.S. dollars and are rounded to the nearest million. Percentages are rounded to the nearest percent.

1. "Program level" funding.

2. Figures include the additional funding provided by the 21st Century Cures Act.

* Includes $300 million provided by P.L. 114-254, the Further Continuing and Security Appropriations Act of 2017.

 

Reference Material

Document Year
Budget Request FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
House Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Senate Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Bill FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Joint Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19

 

Committee Bill Hearing Markups Administration Statement
Senate Appropriations   May 17    
House Appropriations   April 11    

 

USGS

FYI Bulletins:

 

FY19 U.S. Geological Survey Appropriations
($ millions)
Funding Line FY16
Enacted
FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
USGS 1,062 1,085 1,148 860 -25% 1,167 2%        
Water Resources 211 215 218 165 -24% 231 6%        
Ecosystems 160 160 158 96 -39% 158 0%        
Land Resources1 140 149 152

103

-32% 158 4%        
Natural Hazards 139 145 179 117 -34% 170 -5%        
Core Science Systems 112 116 116 92 -21% 119 2%        
Energy & Mineral Resources 73 73 80 84 5% 84 5%        
Environmental Health 21 21 23 0 -100% 23 1%        
Science Support 106 106 103 89 -13% 104 1%        
Facilities 100 100 120 112 -6% 120 0%        

All figures are in millions of nominal U.S. dollars and are rounded to the nearest million. Percentages are rounded to the nearest percent.

1. This program was restructured in FY18. Its previous name was "Climate and Land Use Change."

 

Reference Material

Document Year
Budget Request FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
House Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Senate Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Bill FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Joint Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19

 

Committee Bill Hearing Markups Administration Statement
Senate Appropriations   May 10    
House Appropriations Draft April 11 May 15
June 6
 

 

STEM Education

FYI Bulletins:

 

FY18 Department of Education Appropriations
Selected programs supporting STEM education
(millions)

Funding Line FY16
Enacted
FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
Supporting Effective Instruction State Grants (Title II, Part A) 2,256 2,056 2,056 0 -100%            
Student Support & Academic Enrichment Grants (Title IV, Part B) - 400 1,100 0 -100%            
21st Century Community Learning Centers (Title IV, Part A) 1,167 1,192 1,212 0 -100%            
Career & Technical Education 1,125 1,125 1,200 1,138 -5%            
Education Innovation & Research 120 100 120 180 50%            
Minority Science & Engineering Improvement 10 10 11 10 -12%            

 

Reference Material for the Department of Education

Document Year
Budget Request FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
House Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Senate Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Bill FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19
Final Joint Report FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19

 

FY18 STEM Education Appropriations for Selected Programs
($ millions)

Funding Line FY16
Actual
FY17
Actual
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
National Science Foundation
(selected programs)
Education & Human Resources 884 873 902 873 -3% 902 0%        
Graduate Research Fellowship1 332 319 - 271 - - -        
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education1 105 102 - 103 - - -        
Discovery Research PreK-12 84 82 - 82 - - -        
Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarships 65 62 65 47 -27% 65* 0%*        
NSF Research Traineeship1 56 53 - 52 - - -        
STEM + Computing Partnerships1, 2 52 52 52 33 -37% - -        
Advanced Technological Education 66 66 - 66 - ** -        
Advancing Informal STEM Learning 63 63 63 63 0% - -        
Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation 46 46 46 46 0% 46* 0%*        
HBCU Program 35 35 35 35 0% 35* 0%*        
Tribal Colleges & Universities Program 14 14 14 14 0% 14* 0%*        
Hispanic Serving Institutions Program3 - 0** 30 15 -50% 50 67%        
INCLUDES 14 14 - 20 - - -        

* "No less than"

** The committee report directs NSF to fund this program at "no less than" the fiscal year 2018 level.

1. Part of the funding for this program comes from NSF's research directorates.

2. Non-EHR funding excluded from these figures.

3. NSF received $15 million for this program in fiscal year 2017, but the funds were carried over into fiscal year 2018.

NASA
(selected programs)
Office of Education 115 100 100 0 -100% 90 -10%        
Space Grant 40 40 40 0 -100% 40 0%        
Minority University Research Education Program 32 32 32 0 -100% 32 0%        
STEM Education & Accountability Projects 25 10 10 0 -100% 0 -100%        
EPSCoR 18 18 18 0 -100% 18 0%        
Science Mission Directorate Education & Public Outreach1 37 37 44 45 1% 44 0%        
1. Called "Science Activation" in the FY19 request.
Funding Line FY16
Enacted
FY17
Enacted
FY18
Enacted
FY19
Request
Change
18-19
House Change
18-19
Senate Change
18-19
Final Change
18-19
Department of Energy
(selected programs)
NNSA Academic Alliances & Partnerships 50 50 53 53 1% 63 20% 53 1%    
Workforce Development for Teachers & Scientists 20 20 20 19 -3% 20 0% 25 26%    
Computational Sciences Graduate Fellowship Program 10 10 10 10 0% 10 0% 10 0%    
Nuclear Energy Integrated University Program 5 5 5 0 -100% 5 0% 5 0%    
Department of Defense
(selected programs)
National Defense Education Program 54 79 103 86 -17%            
HBCU & Minority Institutions Program 36 34 40 30 -24%            
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
(selected programs)
Office of Education 27 27 28 0 -100% 29 2%        

All figures are in millions of nominal U.S. dollars and are rounded to the nearest million. Percentages are rounded to the nearest percent.

 

Reference Material

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