The Fifty Recipients Receiving the Greatest Discretionary Funding Levels

FY 2008 Top 50 Recipient Dollars: $14,967,274,219
FY 2008 Top 50 Recipient Awards: 31,321

Highlights

Universities and colleges represent 39 of the top 50 HHS discretionary grant recipients in FY 2008. The University of California received more HHS discretionary grant funds for more projects than any other recipient. Five state or city health and welfare organizations are in the top 50 HHS discretionary grant recipients. Three hospitals and four research organizations are in the top 50 HHS discretionary grant recipients.

Top 50 Recipients
Rank Recipient Name Number of Awards Dollars
1 University of California 4,012 $1,672,281,153
2 Johns Hopkins University 1,325 $645,302,616
3 University of Texas 1,545 $559,180,745
4 Columbia University 807 $484,893,900
5 University of Washington 1,034 $475,863,871
6 University of Pennsylvania 1,133 $449,481,977
7 Harvard University 708 $444,980,063
8 University of Michigan 1,073 $441,895,483
9 University of Pittsburgh 1,038 $400,957,209
10 University of North Carolina 952 $389,305,453
Top 10   13,627 $5,964,142,470
11 Washington University 856 $386,223,345
12 Duke University 803 $371,875,507
13 Yale 904 $370,557,005
14 Health Research, Inc. 195 $317,519,035
15 Vanderbilt University 771 $313,631,497
16 Massachusetts General Hospital 708 $311,519,981
17 Stanford University 750 $288,365,038
18 University of Minnesota 657 $268,531,331
19 University of Wisconsin 745 $263,886,178
20 Brigham & Women's Hospital 579 $259,081,923
21 University of Maryland 561 $255,905,247
22 Emory University 654 $248,695,510
23 University of Maryland 588 $251,738,855
24 Baylor College of Medicine 486 $224,694,671
25 University of Alabama 550 $223,768,486
Top 25   22,902 $10,312,450,252
26 University of Colorado 637 $211,022,978
27 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 251 $219,156,629
28 Mount Sinai School Of Medicine 414 $213,711,426
29 California State Department of Health Services 20 $212,444,458
30 University of Chicago 479 $207,943,342
31 Texas State Department of Health 17 $206,599,547
32 California State Department of Health Services 17 $204,044,425
33 Scripps Research Institute 438 $201,842,207
34 Los Angeles County Office of Education 1 $199,778,847
35 Texas State Department of Health 18 $194,582,665
36 University of Iowa 460 $194,163,198
37 Mayo Clinic 417 $185,663,943
38 Northwestern University 542 $185,626,671
39 New York City Agency for Child Development 1 $183,615,537
40 Oregon Health & Science University 515 $180,552,054
41 New York City Department of Health 21 $178,687,939
42 University of Rochester 488 $178,359,048
43 Cornell University 472 $172,020,899
44 Case Western Reserve University 452 $171,076,793
45 Boston University 396 $168,739,048
46 University of Southern California 345 $167,336,666
47 University of Virginia 440 $150,846,510
48 Catholic Relief Services 2 $148,339,060
49 Indiana University 464 $146,201,084
50 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 229 $141,097,975
Total   31,321 $14,967,274,219