ARPA-E’s initial $400 million budget was a part of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. ARPA-E received $180 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2011, $275 million in FY2012, $251 million in FY2013, $280 million in both FY2014 and FY2015, $291 million in FY2016, and $306 million in FY2017. Below you will find information on ARPA-E’s fiscal year budget requests.