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NSF Congressional Highlight

Congress Completes Action on FY 2013 Appropriations

April 9, 2013

The Congress last month completed action on FY 2013 appropriations, and the President signed the legislation on March 26.

NSF's total funding is just under $6.9 billion. This includes the $356 million reduction required as part of the government-wide sequester. By comparison, NSF's FY 2012 level was $7.0 billion.

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
FY 2013 ENACTED APPROPRIATIONS BY PROGRAM SUBACTIVITY


(Dollars in Millions)

Activity/SubactivityFY 2013 Current Plan
Molecular & Cellular Biosciences $123.26
Integrative Organismal Systems $204.86
Environmental Biology $133.53
Biological Infrastructure $120.47
Emerging Frontiers $96.81

TOTAL, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

$678.93

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Advanced Cyberinfrastructure $207.71
Computing & Communication Foundations $178.09
Computer & Network Systems $211.02
Information and Intelligent Systems $176.25
Information Technology Research $85.46

TOTAL, COMPUTER & INFORMATION SCIENCE & ENGINEERING

$858.53

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Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, & Transport Systems $167.01
Civil, Mechanical, & Manufacturing Innovation $200.75
Electrical, Communications, & Cyber Systems $104.75
Industrial Innovation & Partnerships $196.13
Engineering Education & Centers $114.70
Emerging Frontiers in Research & Innovation $30.20

TOTAL, ENGINEERING

$813.54

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Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences $244.97
Earth Sciences $173.71
Integrative and Collaborative Education and Research $83.86
Ocean Sciences $342.82
Polar Programs $420.48

TOTAL, GEOSCIENCES

$1,265.84

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Astronomical Sciences $232.52
Chemistry $228.97
Materials Research $290.74
Mathematical Sciences $219.19
Physics $250.72
Multidisciplinary Activities $27.36

TOTAL, MATHEMATICAL & PHYSICAL SCIENCES

$1,249.50

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Social & Economic Sciences $91.65
Behavioral & Cognitive Sciences $88.60
SBE Office of Multidisciplinary Activities $27.50
National Center for Science & Engineering Statistics $34.76

TOTAL, SOCIAL, BEHAVIORAL & ECONOMIC SCIENCES

$242.51

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EPSCoR Activities $147.75
Integrative Activities $238.08
International Science & Engineering $47.64

TOTAL, INTERNATIONAL & INTEGRATIVE ACTIVITIES

$433.47

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UNITED STATES ARCTIC RESEARCH COMMISSION

$1.39

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TOTAL, RESEARCH AND RELATED ACTIVITIES

$5,543.72

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Undergraduate Education $249.72
Graduate Education $177.91
Human Resource Development $125.55
Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings $280.13
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TOTAL, EDUCATION & HUMAN RESOURCES

$833.31

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MAJOR RESEARCH EQUIPMENT & FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION

$196.17

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AGENCY OPERATIONS AND AWARD MANAGEMENT

$293.60

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OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL

$13.19

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OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL SCIENCE BOARD

$4.12

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TOTAL, NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION $6,884.11
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