Foundation / Corporation
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
Grants to USA, Canada, and International individuals affiliated with nonprofit institutions, organizations, and IHEs for research that will further suicide prevention strategies. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full proposal. Applications will be accepted from investigators representing all academic disciplines for both basic and applied research. All studies must focus primarily on suicide or suicide prevention.
Focus grants are targeted, innovative and potentially high impact studies that seek to inform and even transform suicide prevention efforts.
Focus Grants are awarded to experienced investigators. Although prior research on suicide is not required, applicants are expected to show evidence of prior research or research training in a related field. It is strongly recommended that a suicide researcher is a member of the research team. These grants are intended to fund new directions and initiatives in suicide research rather than to supplement the applicant's existing research and junior investigators. Collaborative projects with investigators experienced in suicide research are encouraged.
GrantWatch ID#: 174472
Short-Term Risk: Up to $500,000 per year
Grants may be funded for up to three years.
New grantees must begin their studies within 6 months of the approved start date. Failure to begin the study within this time frame may result in withdrawal of the grant award.
The earliest start date is October 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Letter of Intent should be emailed to:
Jill M. Harkavy-Friedman, PhD
Vice President of Research
Phone: 212-363-3500 ext. 2039
Questions concerning application requirements should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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