This report shows the number of discretionary grants and associated dollar values organized by the four major activity types shown below, and their subcategories.
Research — Includes traditional research projects by individual investigators and other broadly based traditional and other research as well as research career programs. NIH awards about half of these grant dollars.
Services — Includes grants to deliver health or social services, treatment and rehabilitation programs, education and information programs, and programs to detect health problems. ACF awards the majority of services grants.
Training — Includes research and health professions training programs, education projects, and rural area health care training. NIH and HRSA award most training grants.
Other — Includes construction projects, grants for the planning and development of health programs and health resources, evaluations, and health infrastructure awards–a small percentage of the total discretionary grants.
|Activity Type||Number of Awards By Activity Type||Dollars|
|SCIENTIFIC/HEALTH RESEARCH (INCLUDES SURVEYS)||17,363||$6,860,148,857|
|SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH (INCLUDES SURVEYS)||32||$8,144,607|