Obligations by Budget Mechanism and Division

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All NIH Institutes and Centers report their actual obligations each fiscal year by budget mechanism. The tables below display NCI funding by mechanism and division. The number of awards, trainees, or employees for each mechanism, as well as the dollar amount and percent share of the total NCI budget for each funding mechanism is also included.

NCI Obligations by Mechanism

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NCI Obligations

NCI Obligations by Mechanism, FY 2016
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Number Amount % of Total Amount
Research Project Grants (RPGs) Non-Competing 3,234 $1,509,913,855 29.0%
Administrative Supplements 203 21,511,378 0.4%
Competing 1,230 513,170,359 9.9%
Subtotal, without SBIR/STTR Grants 4,464 $2,044,595,592 39.3%
SBIR/STTR Grants 202 101,478,470 1.9%
Subtotal, RPGs 4,666 $2,146,074,062 41.2%
Centers & SPOREs Cancer Centers Grants-P20/P30 95 335,003,790 6.4%
SPOREs-P50 50 108,198,397 2.1%
Other P50s/P20s 4 2,815,700 0.1%
Other Specialized Centers 68 99,313,822 1.9%
Subtotal, Centers 217 $545,331,709 10.5%
Other Research Career Program
   Temin & Minority Mentored Awards-K01/K43 42 5,592,518 0.1%
  Temin & Minority Mentored Awards-K02 0.0%
  Estab. Inv. Award-K-05 9 888,629 0.0%
  Preventive Oncology-K07 63 9,634,693 0.2%
  Clinical Investigator-K08 90 14,777,429 0.3%
  Physician Investigator-K11 0.0%
  Clinical Oncology-K12 19 13,299,012 0.3%
  Stem Cell Research-K18 0.0%
  Transitional Career Development-K22 56 9,995,612 0.2%
  Mentored Patient Oriented RCDA-K23 20 3,337,530 0.1%
  Mid-Career Invest. & Patient Orient. Res-K24 17 2,913,847 0.1%
  Mentored Quant. Res Career-K25 9 1,372,352 0.0%
  Inst. Curr. Award-K30 0.0%
  Pathway to Independence Awards K99 77 9,789,203 0.2%
    Subtotal, Career Program 402 $71,600,825 1.4%
Cancer Education Program-R25(including BD2K) 78 23,948,770 0.5%
Clinical Cooperative Groups-U10/UG1 104 220,960,902 4.2%
Biomedical Research Support-S07/S10 0.0%
Minority Biomedical Support-S06 2 240,000 0.0%
Rsch Enhance-SC1 & Pilot Research - SC2 1 157,000 0.0%
Continuing Education 0.0%
Resource Grants-R24/U24 61 80,309,897 1.5%
Explor Coop Agreement-U56 0.0%
Int'l Rsrch Training Grants Conference- D43/U2R 0 1,183,808 0.0%
Conference Grants-R13 52 708,889 0.0%
Subtotal, Career and Other Research Grants 700 $399,110,091 7.7%
Subtotal, Research Grants   5,583 $3,090,515,862 59.4%
National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowships Trainees 689 73,016,101 1.4%
R&D Contracts R&D Contracts 443 679,906,443 13.1%
SBIR Contracts 50 34,164,610 0.7%
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment 18,273,198 0.4%
Subtotal, Contracts 493 $732,344,251 14.1%
Intramural Research Program 1,758 702,190,588 13.5%
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment 192,337,753 3.7%
Subtotal, Intramural Research (FTEs) 1,758 $894,528,341 17.2%
Research Management & Support (RMS) Research Management and Support (RMS) 1,233 325,738,749 6.3%
SBIR RMS 926,157 0.0%
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment 73,099,811 1.4%
Subtotal, RMS (FTEs) 1,233 $399,764,717 7.7%
Buildings & Facilities   16,000,000 0.3%
Total NCI (FTEs) 2,991 $5,206,169,272 100.0%

Division Obligations by Mechanism

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Division Obligations

Total Division Obligations, FY 2016
(Whole Dollars)
Division Total
Center for Cancer Research (CCR) $418,297,244
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) 94,430,548
Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD) 1,16,880,218
Division of Cancer Biology (DCB) 804,016,393
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) 442,537,516
Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP) 329,823,667
Division of Extramural Activities (DEA) 93,469,672
Office of the Director (OD) 1,402,738,816
Total Division $4,755,194,074

Center for Cancer Research (CCR)

CCR Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Intramural Research Program $418,297,244
NIH Management Fund 0
Total CCR   $418,297,244

Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG)

DCEG Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Total excludes Research Grants
R&D Contracts R&D Contracts $25,088,636
SBIR Contracts 0
Intramural Research Program 69,341,912
NIH Management Fund 0
Total DCEG   $94,430,548

Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD)

DCTD Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Research Project Grants (RPGs) Non-Competing $478,412,995
Administrative Supplements 4,906,707
Competing 173,384,049
Subtotal, RPGs $656,703,751
Centers & SPOREs Cancer Centers Grants-P20/P30 999,641
SPOREs-P50 107,933,050
Other P50s/P20s 1,286,033
U54s 5,396,258
Subtotal, Centers $115,614,982
Other Research–Grants Cancer Education Program-R25 0
Clinical Cooperative Groups-U10/UG1 130,890,625
Minority Biomedical Support-S06 0
Sci Eval-U09/T09 & Rsch Enhance-SC1 0
Continuing Education 0
Resource Grants-R24/U24 15,003,180
Explor Coop Agreement-U56 0
Global Infect. Disease Rsrch Training Prog - D43 0
Conference Grants-R13/U13 0
Subtotal, Other Research-Grants $145,893,805
Subtotal, Research Grants   $918,212,538
R&D Contracts R&D Contracts 202,571,879
SBIR Contracts 0
Subtotal, Contracts $202,571,879
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS 49,095,801
SBIR RMS 0
NIH Management Fund 0
Subtotal, RMS $49,095,801
Total DCTD   $1,169,880,218

Division of Cancer Biology (DCB)

DCB Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Research Project Grants (RPGs) Non-Competing $561,715,123
Administrative Supplements 2,208,282
Competing 190,829,169
Subtotal, RPGs $754,752,574
Centers & SPOREs Cancer Centers Grants-P20/P30 0
SPOREs-P50 0
Other P50s/P20s 0
U54s 29,752,657
Subtotal, Centers $29,752,657
Other Research–Grants Resource Grants-R24/U24 8,378,231
Subtotal, Other Research–Grants $8,378,231
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS 11,132,931
SBIR RMS 0
NIH Management Fund 0
Subtotal, RMS $11,132,931
Total DCB   $804,016,393

Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS)

DCCPS Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Research Project Grants (RPGs) Non-Competing $235,564,583
Administrative Supplements 1,666,877
Competing 83,274,910
Subtotal, RPGs $320,506,370
Centers & SPOREs Cancer Centers Grants-P20/P30 0
SPOREs-P50 0
Other P50s/P20s 1,393,390
U54s 1,589,618
Subtotal, Centers $2,983,008
Other Research–Grants Resource Grants-R24/U24 0
Subtotal, Other Research–Grants $0
R&D Contracts R&D Contracts 85,912,236
SBIR Contracts 0
Subtotal, Contracts $85,912,236
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS 33,135,903
SBIR RMS 0
NIH Management Fund 0
Subtotal, RMS $33,135,903
Total DCCPS   $442,537,516

Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP)

DCP Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Research Project Grants (RPGs) Non-Competing $105,534,535
Administrative Supplements 1,717,364
Competing 56,107,924
Subtotal, RPGs $163,359,823
Centers & SPOREs Cancer Centers Grants-P20/P30 0
SPOREs-P50 0
Other P50s/P20s 0
U54s 506,894
Subtotal, Centers $506,894
Other Research–Grants Cancer Education Program-R25 0
Clinical Cooperative Groups-U10/UG1 82,281,528
Minority Biomedical Support-S06 0
Sci Eval-U09/T09 & Rsch Enhance-SC1 0
Continuing Education 0
Resource Grants-R24/U24 0
Explor Coop Agreement-U56 0
Global Infect. Disease Rsrch Training Prog - D43 0
Conference Grants-R13/U13 0
Subtotal, Other Research Grants $82,281,528
Subtotal, Research Grants   $246,148,245
R&D Contracts R&D Contracts 60,108,126
SBIR Contracts 0
Subtotal, Contracts $60,108,126
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS 23,567,295
SBIR RMS 0
NIH Management Fund 0
Subtotal, RMS $23,567,295
Total DCP   $329,823,667

Division of Extramural Activities (DEA)


DEA Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Research Project Grants (RPGs) Non-Competing $51,482,408
Administrative Supplements 11,012,148
Competing 9,574,307
Subtotal, RPGs $72,068,863
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS 21,400,809
SBIR RMS 0
NIH Management Fund 0
Total DEA  $93,469,672

Office of the Director (OD)

OD Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Research Project Grants (RPGs) Non-Competing $0
Administrative Supplements 0
Competing 0
Subtotal, without SBIR/STTR Grants $0
SBIR/STTR Grants 101,478,470
Subtotal, RPGs $101,478,470
Centers & SPOREs Cancer Centers Grants-P20/P30 334,004,149
SPOREs-P50 265,347
Other P50s/P20s 136,277
U54s 56,001,235
Subtotal, Centers $390,407,008
Other Research–Career Program Career Program 0
Temin & Minority Mentored Awards-K01 5,592,518
Estab. Inv. Award-K05 888,629
Preventive Oncology-K07 9,634,693
Clinical Investigator-K08 14,777,249
Clinical Oncology-K12 13,299,012
Stem Cell Research-K18 0
Transitional Career Development-K22 9,995,612
Mentored Patient Oriented RCDA-K23 3,337,530
Mid-Career Invest. & Patient Orient. Res-K24 2,913,847
Mentored Quant. Res Career-K25 1,372,352
Pathway Award-K99 9,789,203
Subtotal, Career Program $71,600,825
Other Research–Grants Cancer Education Program-R25 23,260,856
Clinical Cooperative Groups-U10/UG1 7,788,749
Minority Biomedical Support-S06 240,000
Sci Eval-U09/T09 & Rsch Enhance-SC1 0
Continuing Education 157,000
Resource Grants-R24/U24 56,928,486
Explor Coop Agreement-U56 0
Global Infect. Disease Rsrch Training Prog - D43 1,183,808
Conference Grants-R13/U13 708,889
Subtotal, Other Research–Grants $90,267,788
Subtotal, Research Grants   $653,754,091
NRSA Fellowships   73,016,101
R&D Contracts R&D Contracts 231,106,510
SBIR Contracts 34,164,610
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment/Program Evaluation 0
Subtotal, Contracts $265,271,120
Intramural Research Program 212,548,246
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment/Program Evaluation 0
Subtotal, Intramural Research $212,548,246
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS 181,223,102
SBIR RMS 926,157
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment/Program Evaluation 0
Subtotal, RMS $182,149,258
Buildings and Facilities   16,000,000
Total OD   $1,402,738,816

Research Project Grants Obligations

Research Project Grants Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Research Project Grants Non-Competing $1,509,913,855
Administrative Supplements 21,511,378
Competing 513,170,359
Subtotal, without SBIR/STTR Grants $2,044,595,592
SBIR/STTR Grants 101,478,470
Subtotal, RPGs   $2,146,074,062
  • Posted: May 23, 2017