Research Grants

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Support for the best science underpins everything NCI does. NCI supports the best scientists and research projects through a rigorous grant application and peer review process.

Approximately 41% of NCI funding in FY 2014 was allocated to research project grants to investigators in the extramural community.

Funding Opportunities
Listing of requests for applications (RFA), program announcements (PA), research project grants, and cleared concepts; information about the Outstanding Investigator award.

Funding Strategy
Strategy for making funding decisions on new (competing) and ongoing (non-competing ) grants.

Awards of R01 and R21 Grants for 2016
Funding patterns for R01 and R21 grants for FY 2016.

Funding Patterns for R01 and R21 Grants for Previous Years
Find funding patterns for R01 and R21 grants from FY 2010 onwards.

Research Program Contacts
Contact information for program directors in NCI’s Divisions, Offices, and Centers.