National Institutes of Health


* President’s Budget Request for FY 2016

NOTE: Does not include supplemental funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 or the Ebola emergency supplemental funding in 2015.

Sources: NIH Office of Budget, House Committee on Appropriations, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Americans Support Increased Funding for NIH

The National Institutes of Health's (NIH) mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability. How important is it to increase funding for NIH?


Source: A Research!America poll of U.S. adults conducted in partnership with Zogby Analytics in January 2015.