Berkeley Research Excellence
2020 – 2021 Research Funding
Each year, the UC Berkeley campus receives well over half a billion dollars in research and other support from external sources. In the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021, UC Berkeley attracted $1.05 billion in new awards. Many of these awards fund multi-year research projects and support expenditures that will be reflected in subsequent years. The federal government provided 61 percent of these funds, and California state agencies and other government sources, industry, and the nonprofit sector supplied the rest. Of the research funding provided by the U.S. government, the largest contributors are the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.