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Federal Funding Landscapes

Research initiatives within funding agencies evolve over time and lead to hot-topic fields that are rich with funding resources. Below is a list of major federal initiatives and budget information that can assist with developing a strategic and diverse research funding strategy.

National Strategy, Policy, and Budget Reports

  • White House Advisory Committees 
    • Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP) 
      The OSTP works to advance a wide range of initiatives, programs, projects, and activities that unleash the power of science, technology, and innovation for the benefit of Americans and people around the world.
    • President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) 
      PCAST is an advisory group of the nation’s leading scientists and engineers who directly advise the President and the Executive Office of the President through policy recommendations in the many areas of science, technology, and innovation.
    • National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) 
      The NSTC prepares research and development strategies that are coordinated across Federal agencies to form investment packages aimed at accomplishing multiple national goals. The work of the NSTC is organized under five primary committees: Environment, Natural Resources and Sustainability; Homeland and National Security; STEM Education; Science; and Technology.
  • National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES)
    The NCSES is the nation’s leading provider of statistical data on the U.S. science and engineering enterprise. Explore data on research and development, the science and engineering workforce, the condition and progress of STEM education, and U.S. competitiveness in science, engineering, technology, and R&D.
  • Federal Science Budget Tracker
    The Federal Science Budget Tracker provides up-to-date information on the status of fiscal year budgets and appropriations relevant to the physical sciences.

Research Initiatives and Strategic Plans

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