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The Leadership Connect data science team looked at federal awards with public universities over the past five years to analyze how much government work they receive and which offices work with each school. We then compare a school to their peers. We are posting our findings for the Top 20 Public schools according to US News’ popular ranking.

The University of Michigan Wolverines land at #3.

university of michigan federal spend


Funding Office NameFunding Department/AgencyTotal Number of AwardsTop NAICS CodesTotal Dollars Obligated
NASA Shared Services CenterNational Aeronautics and Space Administration207611310$56,940,750
Acquisition and Grants GroupUnited States Department of Health and Human Services3541690$25,712,932
National Heart, Lung and Blood InstituteUnited States Department of Health and Human Services4541714$18,216,627
National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationUnited States Department of Transportation22541712$18,021,864
ProcurementNational Aeronautics and Space Administration1541715$17,007,973
Procurement Operations DivisionNational Aeronautics and Space Administration6541713$13,183,547
Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory CommitteeUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs64621511$9,210,356
Contract Management OfficeUnited States Department of Defense11541715$8,596,025
Office of Procurement and GrantsUnited States Department of Health and Human Services14541715$8,350,616
Office of Acquisitions and Grants ServicesUnited States Department of Health and Human Services10541715$6,695,696
Defense Threat Reduction AgencyUnited States Department of Defense2541715$5,877,939
Office of Acquisition Management and PolicyUnited States Department of Health and Human Services3541611$4,679,356
Office of Cancer SurvivorshipUnited States Department of Health and Human Services5541380$4,187,235
Naval Service Training CommandUnited States Department of Defense5611310$4,059,621
National Center for Science and Engineering StatisticsNational Science Foundation3541720$3,584,328
Survivability and Sensor Materials DivisionUnited States Department of Defense2541715$2,272,357
Office of Naval ResearchUnited States Department of Defense2541715$2,083,419
Dayton (OH) VA Medical CenterUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs9621511$1,806,852
Office of Logistics and Acquisition OperationsUnited States Department of Health and Human Services1541690$1,686,941
Millennium Challenge Corporation1518210$1,515,251
Jaycie Risch

Business Development, Leadership Connect. We are a data-driven decision intelligence company focused on the public sector. We enable over 40,000 top-performers, leaders and new hires to make better and faster decisions every day in the policy and procurement communities.