NIH Management Fund, Service and Supply Fund (SSF), and GSA Rent

The Management Fund provides for the financing of certain common research and administrative support activities which are required in the operations of NIH:

  • Clinical Center: Admissions and follow-up, anesthesiology, diagnostic x-ray, nuclear medicine, clinical pathology, blood bank, rehabilitation medicine, pharmacy, medical records, nursing services, patient nutrition services, housekeeping services, laundry, social work, drug costs, red team response and bench to bedside. 
  • Center for Scientific Review: Initial scientific review of applications and assignment of research grant applications to institutes.
  • Center for Information Technology: Research and development program in which concepts and methods of computer science are applied to biomedical problems.
  • Other Research Services: Procurement, safety, engineering, biomedical engineering, veterinary resources, and library services.
  • Service & Supply Fund: Mainframe computing, enterprise IT software planning and development, engineering planning and design, printing, telecommunications, procurement, shipping and receiving, motor pool, research animals, fabrication and maintenance of scientific equipment, utilities and plant maintenance, biomedical engineering, and GSA rental payments for space (to include all building rental costs, including utilities and guard services).

The chart and table below show the distribution of NCI’s payment for these common activities and NCI’s share as a percent of NIH total.

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NIH Management Fund, SSF, and GSA Rent FY 2018
(Whole Dollars)
Distribution of NCI Payment Amount Share of NCI
Clinical Center $137,441,910 37.2%
Center for Scientific Review 26,186,932 7.1%
Center for Information Technology 7,509,131 2.0%
Service & Supply Fund Assessment (SSF) 184,485,965 50.0%
Other Research Services 13,703,703 3.7%
Other OD 0 0.0%
Total NCI Management Fund & SSF $369,327,642 100%
Management Fund & SSF Subtotals
(Whole Dollars)
Type Amount Percent
NCI $369,327,642 19.6%
Other NIH Institutes $1,512,273,171 80.4%
Total NIH Management Fund & SSF
$1,881,600,813 100%
  • Posted: December 20, 2018