Cancer Moonshot℠ - Recent Fiscal Year Funding
The 21st Century Cures Act, which was signed into law in December 2016, authorized $1.8 billion to fund the Cancer Moonshot over a 7-year period. The goals of the Cancer Moonshot is ambitious - to accelerate cancer research to achieve a decade's worth of cancer research progress in 5 years.
The following pages contain information on the $300 million of Cancer Moonshot funding received during Fiscal Year 2018.
More information on Cancer Moonshot can be found by visiting the NCI Cancer Moonshot Initiative page.
Funding for the Cancer Moonshot is appropriated on an annual basis. The following pages contain information on the initial $300 million of Cancer Moonshot funding received during Fiscal Year 2018.
NCI reports Cancer Moonshot obligations by funding mechanism. See obligations for Moonshot grants, intramural research, and contracts, including the number of grant awards, funding amounts, and percentages by mechanism of the total budget authorized for Cancer Moonshot activities in FY 2018.
The Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel (BRP) provided research recommendations to accelerate progress against cancer. See the NCI obligations for Cancer Moonshot activities by research category.