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As with all of NIH, the budget for NCATS is based on the fiscal year (FY) appropriation provided by Congress and the President. The process starts with the President’s Budget Request, which is usually released in February. The President's request typically is followed by appropriation hearings by Congress, which result in appropriation bills and reports. The final appropriation bill, if passed by Congress and signed by the President, provides NCATS with its budget for the FY (October 1 through September 30).  

NCATS tracks the status of its budget and provides relevant information below. The status of all appropriation bills also is available.

Current Fiscal Year: 2018

Budget Request

The President released his FY 2018 budget on May 23, 2017. The FY 2018 budget request for NCATS (PDF - 563KB) is $557,373,000.

Per Public Law 115-56 (Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018), as amended by Public Law 115-90 (Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018), Public Law 115-96 (Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018), Public Law 115-120 (Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018), and Public Law 115-123 (Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018),the Federal government is currently operating under a Continuing Resolution through March 23, 2018.