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.

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NCI Obligations

(FTEs)
NCI Obligations by Mechanism, FY 2015
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Number Amount % of Total Amount
Research Project Grants (RPGs) Non-Competing 3,337 $1,471,436,288 29.7%
Administrative Supplements 226 20,474,501 0.4%
Competing 1,236 508,125,718 10.3%
Subtotal, without SBIR/STTR Grants 4,573 2,000,036,507 40.4%
SBIR/STTR Grants 194 92,598,407 1.9%
Subtotal, RPGs 4,767 2,092,634,914 42.3%
Centers & SPOREs Cancer Centers Grants-P20/P30 93 288,672,436 5.8%
SPOREs-P50 49 102,679,849 2.1%
Other P50s/P20s 4 5,838,527 0.1%
Other Specialized Centers 103 112,283,802 2.3%
Subtotal, Centers 249 509,474,614 10.3%
Career Program Temin & Minority Mentored Awards-K01 49 6,227,444 0.1%
Pathway to Independence Awards K-99 64 7,918,241 0.2%
Clinical Investigator-K08 95 15,276,138 0.3%
Clinical Oncology-K12 17 12,265,773 0.3%
Transitional Career Development-K22 41 6,985,148 0.1%
Mentored Patient Oriented RCDA-K23 27 4,479,483 0.1%
Mid-Career Invest. & Patient Orient. Res-K24 17 2,689,074 0.1%
Mentored Quant. Res Career-K25 11 1,665,557 0.0%
Estab. Inv. Award-K-05 14 1,448,094 0.0%
Preventive Oncology-K07 66 9,866,299 0.2%
Subtotal, Career Program 401 68,821,271 1.4%
Other Research Cancer Education Program-R25 85 28,025,961 0.6%
Clinical Cooperative Groups-U10/UG1 102 250,836,831 5.1%
Minority Biomedical Support-S06 2 240,000 0.0%
Rsch Enhance-SC1 & Pilot Research - SC2 1 157,000 0.0%
Resource Grants-R24/U24 34 59,846,454 1.2%
Global Infect. Disease Rsrch Training Prog - D43 0 1,415,900 0.0%
Conference Grants-R13 54 752,306 0.0%
Subtotal, Other Research Grants 278 341,274,452 6.9%
Subtotal, Research Grants   5,695 3,012,205,251 60.8%
National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowships Trainees 1,431 69,803,491 1.4%
R&D Contracts R&D Contracts 386 550,317,518 11.1%
SBIR Contracts 44 29,256,922 0.6%
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment/Program Evaluation 17,376,803 0.4%
Subtotal, Contracts 430 596,951,243 12.1%
Intramural Research Program (FTEs) 1,767 659,609,119 13.3%
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment/Program Evaluation 0 183,553,107 3.7%
Subtotal, Intramural Research 1,767 843,162,226 17.0%
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS (FTEs) 1,231 345,409,286 7.0%
SBIR RMS 0 1,868,414 0.0%
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment/Program Evaluation 0 75,193,278 1.5%
Subtotal, RMS  1,231 422,470,978 8.5%
Buildings & Facilities   0 8,000,000 0.2%
Total NCI (FTEs) 2,998 $4,952,593,189 100.0%

Division Obligations

Total Division Obligations, FY 2015
(Whole Dollars)
Division Total
Center for Cancer Research (CCR) $410,618,027
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) 90,487,601
Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD) 1,114,288,313
Division of Cancer Biology (DCB) 768,354,586
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) 482,293,779
Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP) 319,397,557
Division of Extramural Activities (DEA) 85,687,689
Office of the Director (OD) 1,248,272,548
Total Division $4,519,400,100

Center for Cancer Research (CCR)

CCR Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Intramural Research Program $410,618,027
NIH Management Fund 0
Total CCR   $410,618,027

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 $22,031,578
SBIR Contracts 0
Intramural Research Program 68,456,023
NIH Management Fund 0
Total DCEG   $90,487,601

Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD)

DCTD Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Research Project Grants (RPGs) Non-Competing $476,184,694
Administrative Supplements 791,379
Competing 162,978,079
Subtotal, RPGs 639,954,152
Centers & SPOREs Cancer Centers Grants-P20/P30 1,008,880
SPOREs-P50 102,460,004
Other P50s/P20s 5,763,697
U54s 5,451,184
Subtotal, Centers 114,683,765
Other Research–Grants Cancer Education Program-R25 0
Clinical Cooperative Groups-U10/UG1 147,093,105
Minority Biomedical Support-S06 0
Sci Eval-U09/T09 & Rsch Enhance-SC1 0
Continuing Education 0
Resource Grants-R24/U24 35,114,190
Explor Coop Agreement-U56 0
Global Infect. Disease Rsrch Training Prog - D43 0
Conference Grants-R13/U13 0
Subtotal, Other Research-Grants 182,207,295
Subtotal, Research Grants   936,845,212
R&D Contracts R&D Contracts 129,139,081
SBIR Contracts 0
Subtotal, Contracts 129,139,081
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS 48,304,020
SBIR RMS 0
NIH Management Fund 0
Subtotal, RMS 48,304,020
Total DCTD   $1,114,288,313

Division of Cancer Biology (DCB)

DCB Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Research Project Grants (RPGs) Non-Competing $528,938,090
Administrative Supplements 2,956,146
Competing 194,916,386
Subtotal, RPGs 726,810,622
Centers & SPOREs Cancer Centers Grants-P20/P30 0
SPOREs-P50 0
Other P50s/P20s 0
U54s 25,395,737
Subtotal, Centers 25,395,737
Other Research–Grants Resource Grants-R24/U24 3,759,362
Subtotal, Other Research–Grants 3,759,362
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS 12,388,865
SBIR RMS 0
NIH Management Fund 0
Subtotal, RMS 12,388,865
Total DCB   $768,354,586

Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS)

DCCPS Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Research Project Grants (RPGs) Non-Competing $260,243,730
Administrative Supplements 1,771,323
Competing 85,065,460
Subtotal, RPGs 347,080,513
Centers & SPOREs Cancer Centers Grants-P20/P30 0
SPOREs-P50 0
Other P50s/P20s 74,830
U54s 18,695,252
Subtotal, Centers 18,770,082
Other Research–Grants Resource Grants-R24/U24 6,594,268
Subtotal, Other Research–Grants 6,594,268
R&D Contracts R&D Contracts 79,678,164
SBIR Contracts 0
Subtotal, Contracts 79,678,164
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS 30,170,752
SBIR RMS 0
NIH Management Fund 0
Subtotal, RMS 30,170,752
Total DCCPS   $482,293,779

Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP)

DCP Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Research Project Grants (RPGs) Non-Competing $100,687,401
Administrative Supplements 3,708,477
Competing 43,536,501
Subtotal, RPGs 147,932,379
Centers & SPOREs Cancer Centers Grants-P20/P30 0
SPOREs-P50 0
Other P50s/P20s 0
U54s 2,736,979
Subtotal, Centers 2,736,979
Other Research–Grants Cancer Education Program-R25 0
Clinical Cooperative Groups-U10/UG1 98,460,569
Minority Biomedical Support-S06 0
Sci Eval-U09/T09 & Rsch Enhance-SC1 0
Continuing Education 0
Resource Grants-R24/U24 822,647
Explor Coop Agreement-U56 0
Global Infect. Disease Rsrch Training Prog - D43 0
Conference Grants-R13/U13 0
Subtotal, Other Research Grants 99,283,216
Subtotal, Research Grants   249,952,574
R&D Contracts R&D Contracts 46,582,636
SBIR Contracts 0
Subtotal, Contracts 46,582,636
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS 22,862,347
SBIR RMS 0
NIH Management Fund 0
Subtotal, RMS 22,862,347
Total DCP   $319,397,557

Division of Extramural Activities (DEA)


DEA Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Research Project Grants (RPGs) Non-Competing $32,055,373
Administrative Supplements 11,247,176
Competing 21,629,292
Subtotal, RPGs 64,931,841
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS 20,755,848
SBIR RMS 0
NIH Management Fund 0
Total DEA  $85,687,689

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 92,598,407
Subtotal, RPGs $92,598,407
Centers & SPOREs Cancer Centers Grants-P20/P30 287,663,556
SPOREs-P50 219,845
Other P50s/P20s 0
U54s 60,004,913
Subtotal, Centers 347,888,051
Other Research–Career Program Career Program 0
Temin & Minority Mentored Awards-K01 6,227,444
Estab. Inv. Award-K05 1,448,094
Preventive Oncology-K07 9,866,299
Clinical Investigator-K08 15,276,138
Clinical Oncology-K12 12,265,773
Stem Cell Research-K18 0
Transitional Career Development-K22 6,985,148
Mentored Patient Oriented RCDA-K23 4,479,483
Mid-Career Invest. & Patient Orient. Res-K24 2,689,074
Mentored Quant. Res Career-K25 1,665,577
Pathway Award-K99 7,918,241
Subtotal, Career Program 68,821,271
Other Research–Grants Cancer Education Program-R25 28,025,961
Clinical Cooperative Groups-U10/UG1 5,283,157
Minority Biomedical Support-S06 240,000
Sci Eval-U09/T09 & Rsch Enhance-SC1 0
Continuing Education 157,000
Resource Grants-R24/U24 13,555,987
Explor Coop Agreement-U56 0
Global Infect. Disease Rsrch Training Prog - D43 1,415,900
Conference Grants-R13/U13 752,306
Subtotal, Other Research–Grants 49,430,311
Subtotal, Research Grants   558,738,040
NRSA Fellowships   69,803,491
R&D Contracts R&D Contracts 191,906,885
SBIR Contracts 29,256,922
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment/Program Evaluation 0
Subtotal, Contracts 221,163,807
Intramural Research Program 177,771,342
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment/Program Evaluation 0
Subtotal, Intramural Research 177,771,342
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS 210,927,454
SBIR RMS 1,868,414
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment/Program Evaluation 0
Subtotal, RMS 212,795,868
Buildings and Facilities   8,000,000
Total OD   $1,248,272,548

Research Project Grants Obligations

Research Project Grants Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Research Project Grants Non-Competing $1,471,436,288
Administrative Supplements 20,474,501
Competing 508,125,718
Subtotal, without SBIR/STTR Grants 2,000,036,507
SBIR/STTR Grants 92,598,407
Subtotal, RPGs   $2,092,634,914
  • Posted: December 16, 2016