NCI supports the best scientists and research projects through a rigorous grant application and peer review process.
NCI understands that researchers applying for grants want to know about their chances of receiving funding for their grant applications. Therefore, every fiscal year, NCI makes its funding strategy information publicly available. For more information about how NCI makes funding decisions, see NCI Peer Review and Funding Outcomes.
- NCI Interim Funding Policy for RPG Awards FY 2024
- Archive of Funding Policy for Previous Fiscal Years
NCI Budget and Appropriations
To achieve its research goals, each year NCI issues grants to support investigator-initiated research, to conduct clinical trials, and to support initiatives that address health care disparities.