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Information Regarding the Stimulus Package

The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) of 2009:

The President’s economic stimulus plan, ARRA, was signed into law on February 17, 2009 with significant funds targeted towards academic research:

  • $21.5 billion in total federal R&D funding budgeted
    • $18.0 billion for the conduct of R&D
    • $3.5 billion for R&D facilities and capital equipment
  • Additional funding targeted for non-R&D science and technology-related programs, including:
    • Higher education construction
    • Educating teachers
    • Workforce development for healthcare and Life Sciences professionals
    • Technology upgrades


Federal agencies are currently developing, finalizing, and implementing plans for distribution of ARRA funds. The links below provide information that might be of interest to Penn faculty and staff:


Agency Specific Information
NIH | NSF | DOD | DOE | NIST | NASA | NEA

 

As we receive additional information we will periodically update this website.

 

 

 



 

 

Penn's Economic Impact Statement
for Inclusion in
Stimulus-Related Proposals

 

IACUC ARRA Announcement

IRB ARRA Announcement

ORS ARRA
Announcement

 

 


For more information
or any questions
please contact:
Josie Rook
Executive Director
Office of the
Vice Provost for Research
rookj@upenn.edu
215-898-7236

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