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House Panel Approves NSF Funding Increase

House Panel Approves NSF Funding Increase

July 1, 2010

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science approved a bill Tuesday that would provide $7.4 billion for the National Science Foundation for fiscal year 2011.

The funding level represents a 7.2% increase over the 2010 NSF budget. The bill will go before the full Appropriations Committee next, though a mark up has not yet been scheduled.

For more details and to read a statement from Subcommittee Chairman Mollohan, visit the Appropriations Committee website.

National Science Foundation FY 2011 House CJS Budget

(In thousands of dollars) FY 2010
Enacted
FY 2011
Request
FY 2011
House CJS
CJS - FY 2010 CJS - Request % CJS over
FY 2010
% CJS over
Request
Research and Related Activities $5,617,920 $6,018,830 $5,960,640 $342,720 -$58,190 6.1 -1.0
Major Research Equipment and Facilities Construction $117,290 $165,190 $165,190 $47,900 $0 40.8 0.0
Education and Human Resources $872,760 $892,000 $958,380 $85,620 $66,380 9.8 7.4
Agency Operations and Award Management $300,000 $329,190 $321,000 $21,000 -$8,190 7.0 -2.5
National Science Board $4,540 $4,840 $4,840 $300 $0 6.6 0.0
Office of the Inspector General $14,000 $14,350 $14,350 $350 $0 2.5 0.0
Total NSF $6,926,510 $7,424,400 $7,424,400 $497,890 $0 7.2 0.0

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