Extramural vs Intramural and RMS Funding

The following is a comparison broken out by mechanism and total between Extramural dollars spent vs Intramural Research Program (IRP) and Research Management and Support (RMS).

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Includes FY 2018 Cures-Moonshot funding. 
Excludes FY 2017 Cures-Moonshot carryover obligations.

FY 2014-2018 Total NCI Funding
(Dollars in Millions)
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2014-2018 % Change
$4,932.4 $4,952.6 $5,206.2 $5,636.4 $5,927.7 20.2%

FY 2014-2018 Extramural Funding
(Dollars in Millions)
Mechanism 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2014-2018 % Change
Research Project Grants $2,012.6 $2,092.6 $2,146.1 $2,278.4 $2450.6 21.8%
Cancer Centers 281.8 288.7 335.0 313.0 331.4 17.6%
SPOREs 104.6 102.7 108.2 111.4 115.8 10.7%
Other P50s/P20s 18.2 5.8 2.8 1.3 0.0 -100.0%
Other Specialized Centers 139.2 112.3 99.3 135.6 178.3 28.1%
Other Research Grants 430.0 410.1 399.1 481.9 537.9 25.1%
NRSA 69.2 69.8 73.0 77.6 82.4 19.1%
R&D Contract 652.3 597.0 732.3 880.4 825.4 26.5%
Buildings & Facilities 8.0 8.0 16.0 30.0 18.0 125.0%
Total Extramural Funds $3,715.9 $3,687.0 $3,911.9 $4,309.7 $4,539.8 22.2%

FY 2014-2018 Intramural and RMS Funding
(Dollars in Millions)
Mechanism 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2014-2018 % Change
Intramural Research $845.0 $843.2 $894.5 $899.7 $945.5 11.9%
RMS 371.4 422.5 399.8 427.0 442.4 19.1%
Total IRP & RMS Funds $1,216.5 $1,265.6 $1,294.3 $1,326.7 $1,387.9 20.2%
  • Posted: December 20, 2018