May 8, 2009
The National Science Foundation has not yet released electronic versions of its FY10 budget request briefing materials. However, the Office of Management has provided an overview of the NSF budget. President Obama has proposed an NSF increase of 8.55% over the FY2009 appropriations level, from $6.49 billion to $7.045 billion. Within the total request, the Research & Related Activities (R&RA) account is $5.853 billion, the Major Research Equipment and Facilities Construction (MREFC) account is $117 million, and the Education and Human Resources (EHR) account is $973 million.