Extramural Funding

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Overall, NCI obligations for its extramural program, which includes grants and contracts, totaled $4.31 billion in FY 2017.

  • Obligations for grants totaled approximately 78.9% of extramural funding
  • Obligations for contracts totaled approximately 21.1% of extramural funding
  • Overall, extramural obligations amounted to approximately 76.5% of the NCI budget in FY 2017

Obligations on this page include Cancer Moonshot funding.

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Grant Funding, Fiscal Year 2017
(Whole Dollars)
Type Amount Percent
Research Project Grants (RPGs) 2,278,416,397 52.9%
Cancer Centers/Specialized Centers/SPORES 561,360,117 13.0%
NRSA 77,623,618 1.8%
Other Research Grants 481,882,795 11.2%
Grants Subtotal
$3,399,282,927 78.9%
Total Extramural Funds $4,309,660,527 100%
Intramural/RMS Funds 1,326,732,151
Total NCI $5,636,392,678

Contracts Funding, Fiscal Year 2017
(Whole Dollars)
Type Amount Percent
Research & Development (R&D) Contracts $880,377,600 20.4%
Buildings and Facilities 30,000,000 0.7%
Construction Contracts 0 0.0%
Contracts Subtotal
$910,377,600 21.1%

Total Funding, Fiscal Year 2017
(Whole Dollars)
Type Amount
Extramural Funds $4,309,660,527
Intramural/RMS Funds $1,326,732,151
Total NCI $5,636,392,678
  • Posted: February 16, 2018