Research Funding, Fiscal Years 2003 to 2018

UNC at Chapel Hill's Research Awards from 2003 to 2018. In 2003, awarded 537 million dollars. In 2004, awarded 578 million dollars. In 2005, awarded 580 million dollars. In 2006, awarded 593 million dollars. In 2007, awarded 611 million dollars. In 2008, awarded 678 million dollars. In 2009, awarded 716 million dollars. In 2010, awarded 803 million dollars. In 2011, awarded 788 million dollars. In 2012, awarded 767 million dollars. In 2013, awarded 778 million dollars. In 2014, awarded 793 million dollars. In 2015, awarded 796 million dollars. In 2016, awarded 847 million dollars. In 2017, awarded 898 million dollars. In 2018, awarded 883 million dollars.

Research Funding Sources (FY 2018): All Funding Sources

Pie Chart showing Research Awards by Source for 2018. Federal Sponsors are 69.5%, Education and Research Institutions are 7.48%, Business and Industry are 6.43%, Foundations are 8.65%, NC State Government are 3.31%, Nonprofit Organization are 3.44%, Associations are 0.52%, and Other are 0.67%.

 


 

Research Funding Sources (FY 2018): Federal Sources

Pie chart showing Federal Breakdown for 2018. National Instituted of Health are 70%, Agency for International Development are 10%, National Science Foundation are 6%, Department of Health and Human Services are 5%, Department of Education are 3%, Department of Defense are 1%, Department of Energy are 1%, Environmental Protection Agency are 1%, and all Others are 3%.

Collaborative Research Funding, 2018

Research is a team effort, with UNC faculty members collaborating across disciplines, departments, and schools, and partnering with scientists at other institutions in North Carolina and worldwide.
Four pie charts showing that Multi-Investigator research was 66%, multi-department was 53%, multi-school was 37%, and external partners were 25% in 2018.

Research Funding and the UNC-Chapel Hill Budget

Line graph showing research funding and the Carolina budget for research awards, state appropriations and aid, and tuition and fees. Research Awards in 2017 was $897,800,783, State Appropriations and Aid was $500,212,327, and Tuition and Fees was $535,400,149.