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Major Changes in Budget Request

Fiscal Year 2020 Budget

Major changes by budget mechanism and/or budget activity detail are briefly described below. The FY 2020 President’s Budget for NIEHS is $666.9 million, which is $107.9 million below the FY 2019 enacted level.

Research Project Grants (RPGs) (-$39.7 million; total $242.6 million):
NIEHS plans to support a total of 638 RPG awards in FY 2020. Noncompeting RPGs will decrease by 22 awards and $27.2 million from the FY 2019 Enacted level. Competing RPGs will decrease by four awards and $8.6 million. NIEHS will continue to support new investigators in FY 2020.

Funding reductions have been distributed across all budget activities.

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