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Obligations by Budget Mechanism and Division

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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Other Research mechanisms includes the following grants: Career Programs (K Awards), Cancer Education, Clinical Cooperative Groups, Pre-Doc Post-Doc Transition Awards, Education Projects - Cooperative Agreements, Minority Biomedical Research Support, Research Pathway in Residency, Pilot Research Project, Resource Grants, International Research Training grants, Cooperative Conference Agreements, Conference grants, and Other Transaction Authority (OTA).

NCI Obligations by Mechanism, FY 2021
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Number Amount % of Total Amount
All items in italics are non add entries.  
*Includes FY 2021 Cures-Moonshot funding.  
*Excludes FY 2020 through FY 2017 Cures-Moonshot carryover obligations.  
Research Project Grants (RPGs) Non-Competing

3,641

$1,982,735,492 30.8%
Administrative Supplements 283 40,531,153 0.6%
Competing 1,331 640,878,364 9.9%
Subtotal, without SBIR/STTR Grants 4,972 $2,664,145,009 41.4%
SBIR/STTR Grants 238 158,269,499 2.5%
Subtotal, RPGs 5,210 2,822,414,508 43.8%
Centers & SPOREs Cancer Centers Grants-P20/P30 32 344,697,904 5.4%
SPOREs 64 119,570,354 1.9%
Other P50s/P20s 57 3,306,038 0.1%
Other Specialized Centers 79 95,946,773 1.5%
Subtotal, Centers 232 $563,521,069 8.7%
Other Research Career Program      
Post-Doc-Fellow Awards-K00 78 7,211,442 0.1%
Temin & Minority Mentored Awards-K01/K43 35 5,573,009 0.1%
Estab. Inv. Award-K-05 0 0 0.0%
Preventive Oncology-K07 30 4,964,775 0.1%
Clinical Investigator-K08 219 48,478,974 0.8%
Clinical Oncology-K12 20 14,506,693 0.2%
Transitional Career Development-K22 52 9,722,676 0.2%
Mentored Patient Oriented RCDA-K23 3 534,675 0.0%
Mid-Career Invest. & Patient Orient. Res-K24 2 354,197 0.0%
Mentored Quant. Res Career-K25 1 157,167 0.0%
Mentored Career Devel/Tem Intl Career-K43 1 551,375 0.0%
Pathway to Independence Awards K99 83 10,600,361 0.2%
Subtotal, Career Program 524 $102,655,344 1.6%
Cancer Education Program-R25(including BD2K) 68 17,632,838 0.3%
Clinical Cooperative Groups-U10/UG1 106 299,980,858 4.7%
PreDoc PostDoc Transition Awards-F99 44 1,770,090 0.0%
UE5 Education Projects 5 2,045,516 0.0%
Minority Biomedical Support-S06 0 1,497,039 0.0%
Research Pathway in Residency (R38) 3 608,718 0.0%
Pilot Research Project-OT2 1 3,308,166 0.1%
Resource Grants-R24/U24/U2C 81 124,345,645 1.9%
Cooperative Conference Agreements-U13/R13 25 434,014 0.0%
Int'l Research Training Grants Conference- D43/U2R 4 1,871,152 0.0%
Subtotal, Career and Other Research Grants 861 $556,149,380 8.6%
Subtotal, Research Grants   6,303 $3,942,084,957 61.2%
National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowships Trainees 1,628 92,995,313 1.4%
R&D Contracts R&D Contracts 403 668,612,032 10.4%
SBIR Contracts 44 20,916,852 0.3%
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment 0 122,717,632 1.9%
Subtotal, Contracts 403 $812,246,516 12.6%
Intramural Research Program   830,641,566 12.9%
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment   271,890,333 4.2%
Subtotal, Intramural Research (FTEs) 1,766 $1,102,531,899 17.1%
Research Management & Support (RMS) Research Management and Support (RMS)   350,205,851 5.4%
SBIR RMS   3,056,688 0.0%
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment   109,614,012 1.7%
Subtotal, RMS (FTEs) 1,331 $462,876,551 7.2%
Buildings & Facilities     30,000,000 0.5%
*Total NCI (FTEs) 3,097 $6,442,735,236 100.0%

Division Obligations by Mechanism

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Division Obligations

Total Division Obligations, FY 2021
(Whole Dollars)
Division Total
Center for Cancer Research (CCR) $500,787,790
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) 107,110,008
Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD) 544,353,247
Division of Cancer Biology (DCB) 41,428,916
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) 131,165,654
Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP) 223,216,237
Division of Extramural Activities (DEA) 19,737,071
Office of the Director (OD) 1,706,118,998
Total Division $5,841,398,976

Center for Cancer Research (CCR)

CCR Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Intramural Research Program $500,787,790
NIH Management Fund 0
Total CCR   $500,787,790

Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG)

DCEG Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
R&D Contracts R&D Contracts $19,491,642
SBIR Contracts 0
Intramural Research Program 87,618,367
NIH Management Fund 0
Total DCEG   $107,110,008

Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD)

DCTD Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Centers & SPOREs Cancer Centers Grants-P20/P30 $0
SPOREs-P50 110,212,968
Other P50s/P20s 351,000
Other Specialized Centers 8,513,327
Subtotal, Centers $119,077,295
Other Research–Grants Cancer Education Program-R25 (including BD2K) 0
Clinical Cooperative Groups-U10/UG1 161,679,221
PreDoc PostDoc Transition Awards-F99 0
Education Projects-UE5 0
Minority Biomedical Support-S06 0
Rsrch Pathway in Residency-R38 0
Pilot Research Project-OT2 0
Resource Grants-R24/U24/U2C 0
Cooperative Conference Agreements-U13/R13 0
Int'l Research Training Grants-D43/U2R 0
Subtotal, Other Research-Grants $161,679,221
Subtotal, Research Grants   $280,756,516
R&D Contracts R&D Contracts 201,622,622
SBIR Contracts 0
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment 0
Subtotal, Contracts $201,622,622
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS 61,974,109
SBIR RMS 0
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment 0
Subtotal, RMS $61,974,109
Total DCTD   $544,353,247

Division of Cancer Biology (DCB)

DCB Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Centers & SPOREs Cancer Centers Grants-P20/P30 $0
SPOREs-P50 0
Other P50s/P20s 300,688
Other Specialized Centers 29,264,757
Subtotal, Centers $29,565,445

 

 


R&D Contracts

R&D Contracts 0
SBIR Contracts 0
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment 0
Subtotal, Contracts $0
Other Research-Grants Subtotal, Other Research–Grants $0
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS 11,863,471
SBIR RMS 0
NIH Management Fund 0
Subtotal, RMS $11,863,471
Total DCB   $41,428,916

Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS)

DCCPS Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Centers & SPOREs Cancer Centers Grants-P20/P30 $0
SPOREs-P50 0
Other P50s/P20s 2,449,195
Other Specialized Centers 0
Subtotal, Centers $2,449,195
Other Research Cancer Education Program-R25 (including BD2K) 0
Clinical Cooperative Groups-U10/UG1 0
PreDoc PostDoc Transition Awards-F99 0
Education Projects-UE5 0
Minority Biomedical Support-S06 0
Research Pathway in Residency-R38 0
Pilot Research Project-OT2 0
Resource Grants-R24/U24/U2C 184,250
Cooperative Conference Agreements-U13/R13 0
Int'l Research Training Grants-D43/U2R 0
Subtotal, Other Research Grants $184,250
Subtotal, Research Grants    $2,633,445
R&D Contracts R&D Contracts 90,093,987
SBIR Contracts 0
Subtotal, Contracts $90,093,987
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS 38,438,222
SBIR RMS 0
NIH Management Fund 0
Subtotal, RMS $38,438,222
Total DCCPS   $131,165,654

Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP)

DCP Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Centers & SPOREs Cancer Centers Grants-P20/P30 $0
SPOREs-P50 0
Other P50s/P20s 0
Other Specialized Centers 7,149,238
Subtotal, Centers $7,149,238
Other Research–Grants Cancer Education Program-R25 (including BD2K) 0
Clinical Cooperative Groups-U10/UG1 129,370,923
PreDoc PostDoc Transition Awards-F99 0
UE5 Education Projects 0
Minority Biomedical Support-S06 0
Rsrch pathway in Residency-R38 0
Pilot Research Project-OT2 0
Resource Grants-R24/U24/U2C 0
Cooperative Conference Agreements-U13/R13 0
Int'l Research Training Grants-D43/U2R 0
Subtotal, Other Research Grants $129,370,923
Subtotal, Research Grants   $136,520,161
R&D Contracts R&D Contracts 58,434,011
SBIR Contracts 0
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment  0
Subtotal, Contracts $58,434,011
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS 28,262,064
SBIR RMS 0
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment 0
Subtotal, RMS $28,262,064
Total DCP   $223,216,237

Division of Extramural Activities (DEA)

 
DEA Obligations
(Whole Dollars)
Type of Mechanism Mechanism Amount
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS $19,737,071
SBIR RMS 0
NIH Management Fund 0
Total DEA  $19,737,071

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-R41 -44 158,269,499
Subtotal, RPGs $158,269,499
Centers & SPOREs Cancer Centers Grants-P20/P30 344,697,904
SPOREs 9,357,386
Other P50s/P20s 205,155
Other Specialized Centers 50,569,123
Subtotal, Centers $404,829,568
Other Research–Career Program Career Program 0
Post-Doc-Fellow Awards-K00 7,211,442
Temin & Minority Mentored Awards-K01 5,573,009
Estab. Inv. Award-K05 0
Preventive Oncology-K07 4,964,775
Clinical Investigator-K08 48,478,974
Clinical Oncology-K12 14,506,693
Transitional Career Development-K22 9,722,676
Mentored Patient Oriented RCDA-K23 534,675
Mid-Career Invest. & Patient Orient. Res-K24 354,197
Mentored Quant. Res Career-K25 157,167
Mentored Career Devel/Tem Intl Career-K43 551,375
Pathway Award-K99 10,600,361
Subtotal, Career Program $102,655,344
Other Research–Grants Cancer Education Program-R25 (including BD2K) 17,632,838
Clinical Cooperative Groups-U10/UG1 8,930,714
PreDoc PostDoc Transition Awards-F99 1,770,090
Education Projects-UE5 2,045,516
Minority Biomedical Support-S06 1,497,039
Rsrch Pathway in Residency-R38 608,718
Other Transaction Authority-OT2 3,308,166
Resource Grants-R24/U24/U2C 124,161,395
Cooperative Conference Agreements-U13/R13 434,014
Int'l Research Training Grants-D43/U2R 1,871,152
Subtotal, Other Research–Grants $162,259,642
Subtotal, Research Grants   $828,014,053
NRSA Fellowships   92,995,313
R&D Contracts R&D Contracts 298,969,769
SBIR Contracts 20,916,852
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment/Program Evaluation 0
Subtotal, Contracts $319,886,621
Intramural Research Program 242,235,410
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment/Program Evaluation 0
Subtotal, Intramural Research $242,235,410
Research Management & Support (RMS) RMS 189,930,914
SBIR RMS 3,056,688
NIH Management Fund/SSF Assessment/Program Evaluation 0
Subtotal, RMS $192,987,602
Buildings and Facilities   30,000,000
Total OD   $1,706,118,998
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