Budget

Funding History of the Leopold Institute

Since its inception in 1993, the Leopold Institute's funding had been provided by the Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Fish and Wildlife Service, and the National Park Service. Additional recurring funds have come from the BLM and FWS. Below is an overview of Institute funding by year.

Base Funding History

(in thousands of dollars, not corrected for inflation)

 

FS Research 

BLM 

FWS 

USGS 

NPS 

Fire Plan 

Total 

1994 

768,000 

40,000 

 

 

 

 

808,000 

1995 

768,000 

50,000 

 

 

 

 

818,000 

1996 

834,000 

50,000 

 

 

 

 

884,000 

1997 

834,000 

50,000 

 

14,819 

 

 

898,819 

1998 

834,000 

50,000 

 

16,051 

 

 

900,051 

1999 

834,000 

50,000 

25,000 

17,132 

 

 

926,132 

2000 

834,000 

50,000 

50,000 

17,956 

 

 

951,956 

2001 

887,000 

60,000 

30,000 

18,803 

 

500,000 

1,495,803 

2002 

887,000 

60,000 

40,000 

19,832 

 

407,000 

1,413,832 

2003 

876,000 

75,000 

30,000 

20,683 

 

373,000 

1,374,683 

2004 

892,000 

60,000 

30,000 

21,405 

 

347,000 

1,350,405 

2005 

875,000 

60,000 

30,000 

21,313 

 

347,000 

1,333,313 

2006 

689,688 

232,433 

147,128 

18,136 

 

769,468 

1,856,853 

2007 

653,260 

59,306 

140,834 

19,445 

 

407,035 

1,279,880 

2008 

672,352 

 

52,000 

19,445 

50,000 

420,269 

1,214,066 

2009 

824,890 

21,000 

30,000 

19,445 

17,520 

440,110 

1,352,965 

2010 

824,390 

 

96,000 

20,160 

105,000 

274,683 

1,320,233 

2011 

813,828 

 

115,000 

21,480 

130,836 

264,000 

1,345,144 

2012 

926,484 

150,000 

180,000 

21,800 

77,200 

290,491 

1,645,975 

2013 

1,064,815 

87,000 

205,400 

37,000 

7,710 

128,750 

1,530,675 

2014 

846,712 

77,000 

230,000 

24,396 

109,000 

179,680 

1,466,788 

2015 

810,913 

75,000 

195,000 

12,198 

175,500 

179,680 

1,448,291 

2016 

860,897 

86,000 

55,000 

44,426 

111,166 

594,580 

1,752,069 

Totals 

19,111,229 

1,442,739 

1,681,362 

425,925 

783,932 

5,922,746 

29,367,933