30 U.S. Code § 1313 - Limitation on payments

(a)
No institutions of higher education may receive more than $4,000,000 for the construction of its coal research laboratory, including initially installed fixed equipment, nor may it receive more than $1,500,000 for initially installed movable equipment, nor may it receive more than $500,000 for new program startup expenses.
(b)
No institution of higher education may receive more than $1,500,000 per year from the Federal Government for operating expenses.
(Pub. L. 95–87, title VIII, § 803, Aug. 3, 1977, 91 Stat. 528.)