The raises awareness, funds scientific research, and provides resources and aid to those affected by suicide.
To advance this mission, AFSP is inviting applications for its Distinguished Investigator Innovation Grants program. Through the program, grants of up to $125,000 over two years will be awarded to investigators at the level of associate professor or higher in support of research that contributes to the understanding and ultimate prevention of suicide or to the treatment of suicidal individual. Investigators must have an established record of research and publication on suicide.
The foundation supports research in numerous disciplines, including psychiatry, medicine, psychology, genetics, epidemiology, neurobiology, sociology, nursing, social work, health services administration, and others. Grants are not intended to support the development or implementation of prevention programs, educational programs, treatments, or other interventions that do not have a significant research component.
To be eligible, applicants must be affiliated with a not-for-profit institution or organization in the U.S. or abroad. Applications are not accepted from for-profit organizations or from federal or state government agencies.
See the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention website for complete program guidelines and application instructions.