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Grants to NCI-Designated Cancer Centers

NCI-designated cancer centers are institutions dedicated to research to develop more effective approaches to prevent, diagnose, and treat cancer.  Find an NCI designated cancer center near you and learn about its patient services and research capabilities.

Grant count and amounts include FY 2018 Cancer Moonshot funding and excludes FY 2017 Cancer Moonshot obligations.

NCI-Designated Cancer Center Totals, FY 2018
(Dollars in Thousands)
Mechanism Count Amount
Total P30s 70 $313,711
Planning Grants (P20s) 21 5,619
Other P20, P30 & U41* 0

12,099

Total Cancer Center Grants 91 $331,430

*Per the National Institutes of Health's Office of Extramural Research (OER) "Count Rules" & guidelines policy, updated each fiscal year with limits based on the cost center and division; this category is to be reported as zero.

NCI-Designated Cancer Centers by State (P30 Core Grants), FY 2018
(Dollars in Thousands)
State Grantee Institution Code Count Amount
Alabama University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Core 1 $5,513
Arizona University of Arizona Comprehensive Core 1 4,283
California Burnham Institute for Medical Research Basic Core 1 4,086
City of Hope/Beckman Research Institute Comprehensive Core 1 3,408
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Basic Core 1 3,093
Stanford University Comprehensive Core 1 3,755
University of California Davis Comprehensive Core 1 3,628
University of California Irvine Comprehensive Core 1 2,317
University of California Los Angeles Comprehensive Core 1 4,295
University of California San Diego Comprehensive Core 1 4,267
University of California San Francisco Comprehensive Core 1 8,419
University of Southern California Comprehensive Core 1 6,309
Colorado University of Colorado Denver Comprehensive Core 1 4,360
Connecticut Yale University Comprehensive Core 1 5,090
District of Columbia Georgetown University Comprehensive Core 1 2,556
Florida H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Comprehensive Core 1 3,236
Georgia Emory University Comprehensive Core 1 3,081
Hawaii University of Hawaii at Manoa Clinical Core 1 1,914
Illinois Northwestern University at Chicago Comprehensive Core 1 7,175
University of Chicago Comprehensive Core 1 4,653
Indiana Indiana Univ-Purdue Univ at Indianapolis Clinical Core 1 2,434
Purdue University West Lafayette Basic Core 1 1,860
Iowa University of Iowa Comprehensive Core 1 2,899
Kansas University of Kansas Medical Center Clinical Core 1 3,075
Kentucky University of Kentucky Clinical Core 1 2,808
Maine Jackson Laboratory Basic Core 1 2,250
Maryland Johns Hopkins University Comprehensive Core 1 7,328
University of Maryland Baltimore Comprehensive Core 1 2,466
Massachusetts
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Comprehensive Core 1 12,710
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Basic Core 1 3,573
Michigan University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Comprehensive Core 1 7,556
Wayne State University Comprehensive Core 1 3,263
Minnesota Mayo Clinic in Rochester Comprehensive Core 1 6,137
University of Minnesota Twin Cities Comprehensive Core 1 4,072
Missouri Washington University Comprehensive Core 1 4,904
Nebraska University of Nebraska Medical Center Clinical Core 1 2,075
New Hampshire Dartmouth College Comprehensive Core 1 3,447
New Jersey Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Comprehensive Core 1 2,946
New Mexico University of New Mexico Comprehensive Core 1 3,349
New York Albert Einstein College of Medicine Yeshiva University Clinical Core 1 3,646
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Basic Core 1 4,371
Columbia University Health Sciences Comprehensive Core 1 5,310
Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Clinical Core 1 2,848
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Res Comprehensive Core 1 13,257
New York University School of Medicine Clinical Core 1 2,636
Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corp Comprehensive Core 1 4,327
North Carolina Duke University Comprehensive Core 1 6,192
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Comprehensive Core 1 7,655
Wake Forest University Health Sciences Comprehensive Core 1 2,619
Ohio Case Western Reserve University Comprehensive Core 1 5,936
Ohio State University Comprehensive Core 1 4,973
Oklahoma University Of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Clinical Core 1 2,477
Oregon Oregon Health and Science University Comprehensive Core 1 2,783
Pennsylvania Fox Chase Cancer Center Comprehensive Core 1 2,758
Thomas Jefferson University Clinical Core 1 3,113
University of Pennsylvania Comprehensive Core 1 8,082
University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh Comprehensive Core 1 5,379
Wistar Institute Basic Core 1 2,846
South Carolina Medical University of South Carolina Clinical Core 1 2,343
Tennessee St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Comprehensive Core 1 6,122
Vanderbilt University Comprehensive Core 1 6,502
Texas Baylor College of Medicine Comprehensive Core 1 3,203
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Comprehensive Core 1 10,405
University of Texas San Antonio Health Science Center Clinical Core 1 2,153
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Comprehensive Core 1 2,729
Utah University of Utah Clinical Core 1 3,300
Virginia University of Virginia Charlottesville Comprehensive Core 1 3,288
Virginia Commonwealth University Clinical Core 1 2,592
Washington Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Comprehensive Core 1 10,264
Wisconsin University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Core 1 5,008
Total Cancer Centers 70 $313,010

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