Our Programs

Our Programs

In establishing CPRIT, the Legislature directed CPRIT to grow Texas’ cancer fighting ecosystem and accelerate the potential for breakthroughs in cancer preventions and cancer cures.

CPRIT advances its mission by awarding merit-based, peer reviewed grants to Texas-based entities and institutions for cancer-related research, product development and the delivery of cancer prevention programs through three programs:

Program Priorities

Program Priorities set by the CPRIT Oversight Committee guide the development of each Programs’ Request for Applications and direction of the portfolio.

Program Impact

Through these programs and the exemplary work of the grantees, CPRIT is delivering on the promise to Texans and is growing the cancer fighting ecosystem, providing life-extending results, and resulting in economic benefits that far outpace CPRIT’s cost.