Research Grant Information

AFSP Suicide Research Grants support studies aimed at increasing our understanding of the causes of suicide and factors related to suicide risk, or that test treatments and other interventions designed to prevent suicide. The Foundation offers Suicide Research Grants in seven categories. Investigators from all academic disciplines are eligible to apply, and both basic science and applied research projects will be considered, provided that the proposed study has an essential focus on suicide or suicide prevention. More information is available at the links below.

Information for Prospective Grant Applicants

AFSP Suicide Research Grants support studies aimed at increasing our understanding of the causes of suicide and factors related to suicide risk, or that test treatments and other interventions designed to prevent suicide.

2015 Focus Grant RFAs

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has set a bold goal to reduce our nation’s suicide rate 20% by 2025, and we want to find the interventions that will save the most number of lives.

Managing Your Grant

AFSP requires grantees to submit financial and research progress reports on a regular basis in addition to publications that result from grant funding.