The National Science Foundation has released its spending plan for the current year. Importantly, this “FY 2013 Current Plan” includes mandatory reductions made due to sequestration.
Shown below are selected figures for FY 2012, the FY 2013 final budget, and the Obama Administration’s request for FY 2014:
Total National Science Foundation:
FY 2012 Budget: $7,105.4 million
FY 2013 Budget: $6,884.1 million, a decline of $221.3 million or 3.1 percent