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Digest of Education Statistics: 2013
Digest of Education Statistics: 2013

NCES 2015-011
May 2015


Table 401.20. Federal on-budget funds for education, by agency: Selected fiscal years, 1970 through 2012
[In thousands]
Agency 1970 1980 19901 20001 20051 20081 20091,2 20101 20111,3 20121,3
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
  Current dollars
Total $12,526,499 $34,493,502 $51,624,342 $85,944,203 $146,206,999 $144,338,888 $271,297,567 $183,199,676 $183,655,692 $190,468,459
Department of Education2 4,625,224 13,137,785 23,198,575 34,106,697 72,893,301 72,177,819 187,733,247 91,893,199 93,777,295 99,128,616
Department of Agriculture 960,910 4,562,467 6,260,843 11,080,031 13,817,553 16,588,529 16,603,791 19,260,881 20,396,195 22,212,582
Department of Commerce 13,990 135,561 53,835 114,575 243,948 193,612 263,000 303,000 296,489 307,919
Department of Defense 821,388 1,560,301 3,605,509 4,525,080 6,320,454 6,578,416 6,894,895 7,686,288 7,234,113 7,328,795
Department of Energy 551,527 1,605,558 2,561,950 3,577,004 4,339,879 2,469,637 3,747,800 3,402,600 2,807,045 3,219,690
Department of Health and Human Services 1,796,854 5,613,930 7,956,011 17,670,867 26,107,860 26,470,379 31,860,858 31,962,136 28,932,720 29,706,125
Department of Homeland Security 624,860 410,580 508,920 540,229 2,081,111 426,821
Department of Housing and Urban Development 114,709 5,314 118 1,400 1,100 400 200 400 1,300 1,400
Department of the Interior 190,975 440,547 630,537 959,802 1,254,533 1,066,457 1,010,559 1,039,367 1,000,447 981,255
Department of Justice 15,728 60,721 99,775 278,927 608,148 168,776 186,215 205,692 203,488 196,150
Department of Labor 424,494 1,862,738 2,511,380 4,696,100 5,764,500 5,070,500 6,073,300 6,826,000 6,121,000 5,662,000
Department of State 59,742 25,188 51,225 388,349 533,309 636,627 676,520 778,180 741,670 725,222
Department of Transportation 27,534 54,712 76,186 117,054 126,900 143,378 138,433 165,246 154,035 212,120
Department of the Treasury 18 1,247,463 41,715 83,000 100 100 100
Department of Veterans Affairs 1,032,918 2,351,233 757,476 1,577,374 4,293,624 4,527,232 4,763,479 8,802,944 10,293,752 10,603,821
                     
Other agencies and programs                    
                     
ACTION 2,833 8,472
Agency for International Development 88,034 176,770 249,786 332,500 602,100 635,320 642,225 557,900 614,900 613,400
Appalachian Regional Commission 37,838 19,032 93 7,243 8,542 7,176 6,106 5,070 11,902 11,124
Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence                    
in Education Foundation 1,033 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 4,000 3,000 4,000
Corporation for National and Community Service 386,000 472,000 333,000 401,000 965,000 983,000 757,000
Environmental Protection Agency 19,446 41,083 87,481 98,900 83,400 44,500 52,900 54,700 53,600 53,800
Estimated education share of federal aid to
     the District of Columbia
33,019 81,847 104,940 127,127 154,962 149,722 157,465 159,670 155,643 151,381
Federal Emergency Management Agency 290 1,946 215 14,894
General Services Administration 14,775 34,800
Harry S Truman Scholarship fund -1,895 2,883 3,000 3,000 3,000 2,000 2,000 1,000 1,200
Institute of American Indian and Alaska                    
Native Culture and Arts Development 4,305 2,000 6,000 7,000 8,000 8,000 8,284 8,500
Institute of Museum and Library Services 166,000 250,000 253,000 265,000 265,000 274,000 243,000
James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation 191 7,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000
Japanese-United States Friendship Commission 2,294 2,299 3,000 3,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 3,700 3,700
Library of Congress 29,478 151,871 189,827 299,000 430,000 434,000 468,000 516,000 521,000 521,000
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 258,366 255,511 1,093,303 2,077,830 2,763,120 1,154,900 1,754,100 1,585,500 1,430,761 1,277,997
National Archives and Records Administration 77,397 121,879 276,000 279,000 329,000 339,000 349,000 339,000
National Commission on Libraries and                    
Information Science 2,090 3,281 2,000 1,000 1,000
National Endowment for the Arts 340 5,220 5,577 10,048 10,976 12,808 12,918 14,413 13,495 16,595
National Endowment for the Humanities 8,459 142,586 141,048 100,014 117,825 124,162 134,533 142,654 131,135 136,100
National Science Foundation 295,628 808,392 1,588,891 2,955,244 3,993,216 4,298,290 6,464,300 5,560,700 4,918,290 5,484,138
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 32,590 42,328 12,200 15,100 2,200 8,200 14,500 14,200 14,900
Office of Economic Opportunity 1,092,410
Smithsonian Institution 2,461 5,153 5,779 25,764 45,890 64,768 61,104 63,107 67,322 65,109
U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency 100 661 25
United States Information Agency 8,423 66,210 201,547
United States Institute of Peace 7,621 13,000 28,000 17,000 49,000 58,000 47,000 44,000
Other agencies 1,421 990 885 300 7,900 8,600 13,500 14,300 11,700 7,900
  Constant fiscal year 2013 dollars4
Total $70,536,670 $93,304,530 $88,572,313 $115,304,694 $172,002,551 $154,491,784 $289,800,061 $193,411,636 $190,153,155 $193,567,128
Department of Education2 26,044,619 35,537,559 39,801,988 45,758,319 85,753,991 77,254,856 200,536,654 97,015,532 97,094,995 100,741,307
Department of Agriculture 5,410,881 12,341,421 10,741,780 14,865,221 16,255,408 17,755,377 17,736,169 20,334,526 21,117,782 22,573,951
Department of Commerce 78,778 366,691 92,365 153,716 286,988 207,231 280,937 319,890 306,978 312,928
Department of Defense 4,625,233 4,220,596 6,186,002 6,070,950 7,435,583 7,041,146 7,365,127 8,114,739 7,490,045 7,448,024
Department of Energy 3,105,647 4,343,016 4,395,559 4,798,990 5,105,571 2,643,353 4,003,400 3,592,269 2,906,354 3,272,070
Department of Health and Human Services 10,118,078 15,185,617 13,650,194 23,707,636 30,714,115 28,332,323 34,033,769 33,743,777 29,956,316 30,189,404
Department of Homeland Security 735,105 439,460 543,628 570,343 2,154,737 433,765
Department of Housing and Urban Development 645,926 14,374 202 1,878 1,294 428 214 422 1,346 1,423
Department of the Interior 1,075,380 1,191,675 1,081,818 1,287,692 1,475,872 1,141,472 1,079,479 1,097,304 1,035,841 997,219
Department of Justice 88,564 164,250 171,185 374,215 715,445 180,648 198,915 217,158 210,687 199,341
Department of Labor 2,390,324 5,038,685 4,308,796 6,300,394 6,781,541 5,427,162 6,487,499 7,206,497 6,337,552 5,754,113
Department of State 336,407 68,133 87,887 521,018 627,402 681,408 722,659 821,557 767,909 737,020
Department of Transportation 155,044 147,995 130,713 157,042 149,289 153,463 147,874 174,457 159,485 215,571
Department of the Treasury 101 3,374,373 71,571 111,355 107 104 102
Department of Veterans Affairs 5,816,357 6,360,058 1,299,608 2,116,241 5,051,155 4,845,681 5,088,348 9,293,640 10,657,930 10,776,331
                     
Other agencies and programs                    
                     
ACTION 7,663 14,535
Agency for International Development 495,719 478,161 428,560 446,090 708,330 680,009 686,025 588,999 636,654 623,379
Appalachian Regional Commission 213,066 51,481 160 9,717 10,049 7,681 6,522 5,353 12,323 11,305
Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence
     in Education Foundation
1,772 4,025 3,529 3,211 3,205 4,223 3,106 4,065
Corporation for National and Community Service 517,866 555,276 356,423 428,348 1,018,791 1,017,777 769,315
Environmental Protection Agency 109,500 111,129 150,092 132,686 98,114 47,630 56,508 57,749 55,496 54,675
Estimated education share of federal aid to
     the District of Columbia
185,930 221,395 180,046 170,556 182,302 160,254 168,204 168,570 161,149 153,844
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1,633 5,264 369 19,982
General Services Administration 83,198 94,134
Harry S Truman Scholarship fund -5,126 4,946 4,025 3,529 3,211 2,136 2,111 1,035 1,220
Institute of American Indian and Alaska
     Native Culture and Arts Development
7,386 2,683 7,059 7,492 8,546 8,446 8,577 8,638
Institute of Museum and Library Services 222,709 294,108 270,796 283,073 279,772 283,694 246,953
James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation 328 9,391 2,353 2,141 2,136 2,111 2,071 2,033
Japanese-United States Friendship Commission 6,205 3,944 4,025 3,529 2,141 2,136 2,111 3,831 3,760
Library of Congress 165,991 410,809 325,688 401,145 505,866 464,528 499,918 544,763 539,432 529,476
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1,454,858 691,154 1,875,789 2,787,664 3,250,622 1,236,136 1,873,730 1,673,879 1,481,379 1,298,788
National Archives and Records Administration 132,791 163,516 324,695 298,625 351,438 357,897 361,347 344,515
National Commission on Libraries and
     Information Science
5,653 5,629 2,683 1,176 1,070
National Endowment for the Arts 1,915 14,120 9,569 13,480 12,913 13,709 13,799 15,216 13,972 16,865
National Endowment for the Humanities 47,633 385,694 241,997 134,182 138,613 132,896 143,708 150,605 135,774 138,314
National Science Foundation 1,664,680 2,186,691 2,726,074 3,964,822 4,697,746 4,600,635 6,905,165 5,870,666 5,092,292 5,573,357
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 88,156 72,623 16,368 17,764 2,355 8,759 15,308 14,702 15,142
Office of Economic Opportunity 6,151,357
Smithsonian Institution 13,858 13,939 9,915 34,566 53,986 69,324 65,271 66,625 69,704 66,168
U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency 563 1,788 43
United States Information Agency 47,430 179,097 345,796
United States Institute of Peace 13,075 17,441 32,940 18,196 52,342 61,233 48,663 44,716
Other agencies 8,002 2,678 1,518 402 9,294 9,205 14,421 15,097 12,114 8,029
†Not applicable.
1 Excludes federal support for medical education benefits under Medicare in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Benefits excluded from total because data before fiscal year (FY) 1990 are not available. This program existed since Medicare began, but was not available as a separate budget item until FY 1990. Excluded amounts are as follows: $4,440,000,000 in FY 1990, $8,020,000,000 in FY 2000, $8,290,000,000 in FY 2005, $8,600,000,000 in FY 2008, $8,800,000,000 in FY 2009, $9,080,000,000 in FY 2010, $9,200,000,000 in FY 2011, and $9,800,000,000 in FY 2012.
2 All education funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) are included in the Department of Education amount for FY 2009. Most of these funds had a 2-year availability, meaning that they were available for the Department of Education to obligate during FY 2009 and FY 2010.
3 Estimated.
4 Data adjusted by the federal budget composite deflator reported in U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the U.S. Government, Historical Tables, Fiscal Year 2014.
NOTE: To the extent possible, amounts reported represent outlays rather than obligations. Negative amounts occur when program receipts exceed outlays. Starting in FY 2010, amounts for the U.S. Department of Education are appropriations, not outlays. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, unpublished tabulations. U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the U.S. Government, Appendix, fiscal years 1972 through 2014. National Science Foundation, Federal Funds for Research and Development, fiscal years 1970 to 2012. (This table was prepared April 2014.)