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Agency Budgets

AAU closely monitors and advocates for the budgets of federal agencies that are the primary funders of student financial aid and higher education programs, faculty scholarship, and basic scientific research that are vital to innovation and our nation’s economic competitiveness and national security.

Included in this section is budget information about education and research programs at:

AFRI     DOD     DOE     ED     NASA     NEH     NIH     NSF

See Also: Appropriations Tables, Innovation & Competitiveness, and Reducing Regulatory Burden.

 

The Association of American Universities (AAU) and The Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) sent a letter to appropriators in both the House and Senate urging Congress to fund the National Science Foundation (NSF) at $8 billion for FY18. 
Additional information on the FY19 President’s Budget Request for the Department of Education.
Status of FY19 appropriations including the President’s FY19 Budget Request for AAU’s funding priorities at the National Science Foundation including Research and Related Activities, Education and Human Resources, and Major Research Equipment & Facilities Construction.
Status of FY19 appropriations including the President’s FY19 Budget Request for AAU’s funding priorities at NASA including Science, Aeronautics, Space Technology and Education Mission Directorates.
Status of FY19 appropriations including the President’s FY19 Budget Request for AAU’s funding priorities at the Department of Defense including 6.1 Basic Research, 6.2 Applied Research, 6.3 Advanced Technology Development, and DARPA.
Status of FY19 appropriations including the President’s FY19 Budget Request for AAU’s funding priorities at the Department of Education including Title IV and Title VI funding.
Status of FY19 appropriations including the President’s FY19 Budget Request for AAU’s funding priorities at the Department of Energy including the Office of Science and ARPA-E.
AAU statement encourages Congress to negotiate a bipartisan budget agreement that raises the Budget Control Act caps for FY18 and beyond to permit robust investment in research, and higher education programs.
AAU joins the Energy Sciences Coalition in a statement supporting bipartisan efforts to reauthorize ARPA-E at the Department of Energy.
AAU joined APLU in a letter asking the White House Office of Management & Budget to prioritize research and higher education funding in the Administration's FY19 budget.