American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)
Consistent with the intent of the Recovery Act, NIEHS Recovery Act funding is accelerating research in critical environmental health areas while creating jobs in communities across the country. NIEHS awarded 346 grants to 152 U.S. institutions in 42 states. Approximately $114M went to support new two-year research projects, while close to $50M went to support existing research. NIEHS also invested $1.1 million to support summer research positions for students and teachers.
Where the Money is Going
Learn More about Recovery Act Projects
The NIEHS is committed to transparency and accountability for all Recovery Act funds. Information about ARRA projects and their impact on the economy is available to the public. Use the search link below to find NIEHS funded Recovery Act projects in the NIH Reporter database. Search by key word, location, and/or award type.
- U.S. Government
- Health and Human Services
- National Institutes of Health (http://recovery.nih.gov/)
- The Recovery Act at NIH (http://grants.nih.gov/recovery/)
- NIH's Role in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) (http://www.nih.gov/about/director/02252009statement_arra.htm)
- NIH Grants Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (http://report.nih.gov/recovery/arragrants.cfm)
- Status of Applications and Awards Involving Human Embryonic Stem Cells, and Submissions of Stem Cell Lines for Eligibility Consideration (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-10-136.html)