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 California, Davis ties with the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Texas at Austin at #10.
Some individuals who may have been involved in federal spend decisions with the university include Governor Gavin Newsom; their Deputy Chief of Staff Jason Elliott; University of California, Davis Chancellor Dr. Gary Stephen May; Chief Government and Community Relations Officer Mabel Salon; Executive Director, Strategic Research Development VADM Melvin G. Williams Jr., USN (Retired); Director, Federal Government Relations Brandon Minto.
|Funding Office Name||Funding Department/Agency||Total Number of Awards||Top NAICS Codes||Total Dollars Obligated|
|NASA Shared Services Center||National Aeronautics and Space Administration||50||541715||$24,997,272|
|National Park Service||United States Department of the Interior||17||541380||$16,247,991|
|Office of Air and Radiation||United States Environmental Protection Agency||13||541380||$12,812,465|
|Northern California Health Care System||United States Department of Veterans Affairs||31||611310||$12,610,946|
|Naval Education and Training Command||United States Department of Defense||4||611310||$7,207,267|
|Administrative Services||United States Department of Agriculture||34||541940||$3,019,189|
|Contract Management Office||United States Department of Defense||2||$2,076,901|
|National Veterinary Services Laboratories||United States Department of Agriculture||23||541940||$1,737,355|
|Service Area Office, East Region||United States Department of Veterans Affairs||2||541715||$1,307,517|
|National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute||United States Department of Health and Human Services||5||541715||$1,240,204|
|National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration||United States Department of Commerce||16||541715||$806,890|
|Military Missions||United States Department of Defense||1||541715||$704,399|
|Office of Cyber Infrastructure and Computational Biology||United States Department of Health and Human Services||3||541714||$602,073|
|VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System||United States Department of Veterans Affairs||5||611310||$590,866|
|Space Vehicles Directorate||United States Department of Defense||4||541380||$331,270|
|Procurement Operations Division||National Aeronautics and Space Administration||9||541380||$312,076|