American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, (ARRA), also referred to as the Federal Stimulus Plan or Recovery Act, was approved by Congress and signed into law by President Obama on February 17, 2009.


The Recovery initiative is directed to stimulate the U.S. economy through federal spending on such programs as education, energy, health care initiatives, housing, academic infrastructure, and transportation while investing in American products and service- putting Americans to work. These stimulus monies will improve infrastructure at all levels, increase collaborations and allow for enhanced and/or continued research. In parallel, there is a directive for accountability and transparency concerning the application of these monies. This website is designed to provide public access to ARRA awards made to the University of Alabama at Birmingham.


Federal stimulus award data collection and reporting:


ARRA Funds received as of December 31, 2013:

ARRA Dollars Awarded: ARRA Dollars Received: ARRA Dollars Expended: Jobs Created / Retained:





*Jobs, as FTE's, calculated on a quarterly basis while all other numbers will change on a monthly basis.

Reporting Requirements:


To Report Misuse of Stimulus Funds or Other Misconduct: UAB Ethics Matter Web site.