The NIH has recently released their annual web reportssuccess rates and NIH Data Book with updated numbers for fiscal year 2017. While the success rate of research grant proposals has decreased from 19.1% to 18.7% since last year, the average size funded has increased from $499,221 to $520,429, so that’s encouraging.

Check out the FY2017 numbers here: https://nexus.od.nih.gov/all/2018/03/07/fy-2017-by-the-numbers/.