NCI’s primary mission is to conduct and fund cancer research. Approximately 80 percent of the annual NCI budget is spent on cancer research at more than 650 institutions in communities across the United States and in other countries. Approximately 15 percent of the annual NCI budget is spent on cancer research conducted at NCI in Maryland. Approximately 5 percent of the annual NCI budget is spent on administration and management.
Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 NCI Spending
New information about NCI spending is typically available in the spring—about six months after the end of the federal government fiscal year on September 30. For example, information about NCI spending during FY 2011 will be available in spring 2012.
Interactive Budget Tool
Easy-to-use budget data from fiscal years 1999 to 2010
2010 NCI Funding Data—includes ARRA information
Search NCI’s Funded Research Portfolio database for detailed information on NCI-funded grants and contracts in FY 2010, including funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), also known as the stimulus act.
- FY 2010 Funding by Cancer Types
View research funding by disease site
- FY 2010 Funding by Research Topics
View research funding by topic (childhood cancers, digestive diseases, aging, etc.)
FY 2010 NCI Budget Snapshot
An overview of NCI spending, including downloadable Excel files and graphs
Grant Success Rates
The percentage of research project grant applications that receive funding
ARRA Funding Information
View ARRA (Recovery Act) funding reports for various cancer sites and articles about how ARRA funding has affected communities around the United States. NCI received nearly $1.3 billion in additional funding for fiscal years 2009 and 2010 through the Recovery Act.
NIH Information on Research, Condition, and Disease Categories
Information from NIH on funding levels for approximately 218 categories, including cancer, for all 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the agency