NIST’s Fiscal Year Budget to Increase 8.3 Percent to $819 M
From NIST Tech Beat: March 24, 2009
Contact: Ben Stein
For fiscal year 2009, which ends on Sept. 30, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has received $819 million in appropriations, an increase of 8.3 percent over the previous fiscal year. Funding for NIST was included in the FY 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act (Public Law 111-8) passed by Congress and signed by President Obama on March 11. These fiscal-year appropriations come in addition to the $610 million in funds that NIST is receiving as a result of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (see “NIST to Receive $610 Million Through Recovery Act”).
The total fiscal-year budget for NIST is broken down into three appropriations:
Further information on the NIST budget can be found at www.nist.gov/public_affairs/releases/approps-summary2009.htm.