Budget and Appropriations Status

Budget and Appropriations

Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Proposal

The White House released the FY 2019 President’s Budget and an accompanying addendum on Monday, February 12, 2018. Taken together, these budget documents reflect a proposed NCI funding level for FY2019 of $5.626B (including Cancer Moonshot funding authorized by the 21st Century Cures Act). HHS Secretary Alex Azar testified on the FY2019 HHS budget proposal before the House Appropriations Labor-HHS Subcommittee on March 15.

The HHS Budget in Brief, which includes additional information about NIH starting on page 40, is available at https://www.hhs.gov/about/budget

Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriations

On March 23, 2018, the President signed FY 2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act into law, providing appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY 2018. The FY 2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act included $5.665 billion for NCI, a $275.471 million increase over FY 2017. NCI also received $300 million in FY 2018 for the Beau Biden Cancer Moonshot, which was authorized in the 21st Century Cures Act.

Additional NCI budget documents and resources are available on the NCI Office of Budget and Finance website: https://www.cancer.gov/about-nci/budget