First Look: FY 2022 Federal Budget Blueprint

Published: April 16, 2021

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Deltek's First Look: FY 2022 Federal Budget Blueprint examines the spending priorities, policy plans and agency-level trends and initiatives in the FY 2022 discretionary budget request.

Deltek?s report First Look: FY 2022 Federal Budget Blueprint profiles the spending levels, investment priorities and policy initiatives proposed in the Biden Administration?s $1.5 trillion FY 2022 discretionary budget request. This preliminary budget outline provides the first insight into the Biden administration?s policy, budget and management priorities in advance of its full FY 2022 budget release. Deltek?s report examines the agency budget plans, including policy initiatives to address key administration priorities around climate change, medical research and civil rights.


The first budget request submitted by the Biden Administration proposes large increases to the discretionary budgets of nearly all civilian agencies while flattening increases to Department of Defense spending. The FY 2022 budget is the first budget cycle to be free of the caps set by sequestration levels in the Budget Control Act of 2011 (BCA). This preliminary budget report analyzes the FY 2022 discretionary budget request to determine the impact of the proposed budget on the federal contracting community


Critical Insight for Vendors

This report details upcoming federal discretionary spending plans. It is designed to enhance business development planning by providing relevant strategic and tactical insight into:


  • Proposed changes to agency discretionary budgets in FY 2022
  • The implications of the budget blueprint for agency technology investment
  • White House initiatives to address administration priorities
  • Priority investment areas for cybersecurity, climate resilience and clean energy
  • Federal department and agency budget and program priorities

Deltek?s report First Look: FY 2022 Federal Budget Blueprint is delivered in PowerPoint? format. In addition, the report package includes an accompanying PowerPoint? Executive Briefing and an Excel? workbook with the supporting data.


First Look: FY 2022 Federal Budget Blueprint

Table of Contents

FY 2022 Discretionary Budget Overview

Agency Outlook

  • Agriculture
  • Commerce
  • Defense
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Health and Human Services
  • Homeland Security
  • Housing and Urban Development
  • Interior
  • Justice
  • Labor
  • State/USAID and International Programs
  • Transportation
  • Treasury
  • Veterans Affairs
  • General Services Administration
  • NASA
  • Social Security Administration
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Small Business Administration
  • National Science Foundation
  • Army Corps of Engineers

Contracting Impact

Conclusions and Recommendations