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Government shutdown update

Tallying the impact on National Science Foundation
Benjamin Corb
Jan. 10, 2019

The government shut down Dec. 22, 2018.  To measure the impact of the shutdown on research grants at the National Science Foundation, we will keep a running tally here, comparing NSF grants awarded this year with those awarded by the same time last year.

Please feel free to visit daily as we update.

Dec. 22, 2017, through Jan. 25, 2018: Number of research grants awarded at NSF – 465 valued at $139.2 million

Dec. 22, 2018, through Jan. 25, 2019: Number of research grants awarded at NSF – 0 valued at $0.00

Jan. 25: (2018) 26 grants valued at $6.6M – (2019) 0 grants valued at $0

Jan. 24: (2018) 30 grants valued at $5.3M – (2019) 0 grants valued at $0

Jan. 23: (2018) 19 grants valued at $5.4M – (2019) 0 grants valued at $0

Jan. 19: (2018) 22 grants valued at $6.4M – (2019) 0 grants valued at $0

Jan. 18: (2018) 25 grants valued at $4.7M – (2019) 0 grants valued at $0

Jan. 17: (2018) 19 grants valued at $5.7M – (2019) 0 grants valued at $0

Jan. 16: (2018) 17 grants valued at $5.6M – (2019) 0 grants valued at $0

Jan. 12: (2018) 29 grants valued at $3.7M – (2019) 0 grants valued at $0

Jan. 11: (2018) 21 grants valued at $6.9M – (2019) 0 grants valued at $0

Jan. 10:  (2018) 17 grants valued at $7.5M – (2019) 0 grants valued at $0

Jan. 9:  (2018) 19 grants valued at $12.9M – (2019) 0 grants valued at $0

Jan. 8:  (2018)  31 grants valued at $20.0M – (2019) 0 grants valued at $0

Jan. 5:  (2018) 41 grants valued at $11.8M – (2019) 0 grants valued at $0

Jan. 4: (2018) 20 grants valued at $5.0M – (2019) 0 grants valued at $0

Jan. 3: (2018) 7 grants valued at $3.6M – (2019) 0 grants valued at $0

Jan. 2: (2018) 9 grants valued at $2.4M – (2019) 0 grants valued at $0

Dec. 29: (2017) 18 grants valued at $4.4M – (2018) 0 grants valued at $0

Dec. 28: (2017) 7 grants valued at $2.6M – (2018) 0 grants valued at $0

Dec. 27: (2017) 35 grants valued at $7.5 – (2018) 0 grants valued at $0

Dec. 26: (2017) 16 grants valued at $2.8 – (2018) 0 grants valued at $0

Dec. 23: (2017) 27 grants valued at $5.5 – (2018) 0 grants valued at $0

Dec. 22: (2017) 10 grants valued at $2.9 – (2018) 0 grants valued at $0

Benjamin Corb

Benjamin Corb is director of public affairs at ASBMB.

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