NCI Budget Fact Book
The Budget Fact Book provides a summary of the distribution of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) budget for past fiscal years among the various NCI research programs and funding mechanisms. The Budget Fact Book also provides NCI funding policies related to research grant awards.
Fiscal Year 2015 Highlights
Funds available to the NCI totaled $4.952 billion, an increase of .09% which is $20 million more than the previous fiscal year.
- 42.3% of the total NCI Budget was allocated for Research Project Grants (RPGs).
- Including SBIR, the total number of RPGs funded was 4,767.
- Over one-fourth of the RPGs awarded were new (Type 1) or competing renewal (Type 2) awards.
- 1,236 competing RPGs were funded.
- Almost one-third of the budget supported ongoing, non-competing (Type 5) RPGs.
- R01 grants were funded to the 9th percentile.
- 194 grants – totaling $92.6 million – were funded as Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) awards.
The NCI Budget Fact Book data is organized into the following sections. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Budget and Finance (OBF).
This section provides detailed data about funds available to NCI and information on how NCI obligated its funding.
NCI uses most of its budget to fund extramural grants and contracts. This section provides information about extramural funding by grant activity, institution, state, and country.
This section contains information about the history of NCI appropriations and the Professional Judgment (Bypass) Budget, as well as data on funding trends and staffing levels.
The dollar amounts displayed in the NCI Budget Fact Book represent direct appropriated funds only, unless otherwise denoted.