The Office of Budget (OB) advises and supports the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on budget policy issues affecting the NIH, the medical research community and the public. The OB is responsible for:
- Devising alternative budget policy scenarios for NIH Leadership consideration and developing associated NIH-wide budget projections in response to continuously evolving budget formulation and execution requirements.
- Validating and consolidating component organizations’ estimates and justification materials comprising annual budget submissions or special funding requests.
- Maintaining active and efficient communications with key external stakeholders – such as the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), the Office of Management & Budget (OMB) and the Congress.
- Monitoring and coordinating NIH budget activities of the 27 NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs).
The two branches that comprise the OB organization are:
- Budget Formulation and Modeling Branch
- Budget Execution and Reporting Branch
Office of Budget MISSION:
To support the NIH mission to uncover new knowledge and transform health care with responsive, accurate, and timely budget and performance management information.
Office of Budget VISION:
Be recognized as the most professional Budget Office in the Federal government, leveraging the talents and experience of a vibrant team that delivers responsive, accurate, and timely information to the NIH and its stakeholders.
Offices of Budget Core VALUES: