AFSP Annual Grant Cycle
Attention Applicants: Applications for the 2015 Grant Cycle will be available August 1 at www.afsp.org/apply. If you have questions concerning the 2015 application cycle please contact our Research Manager at email@example.com.
AFSP offers Suicide Research Grants in seven categories.
Distinguished Investigator Grants (up to $125,000 over 2 years): Grants awarded to investigators at the level of associate professor or higher with an established record of research and publication on suicide. Apply Now
Standard Research Grants (up to $100,000 over 2 years): Grants awarded to individual investigators at any level.Apply Now
- Linked Standard Research Grants (up to $300,000 over 2 years): Grants awarded to investigators at any level performing research involving three or more unique sites with each site contributing unique expertise, as well as data collection.Apply Now
Young Investigator Grants (up to $85,000 over 2 years): Grants awarded to investigators at or below the level of assistant professor. These grants must allocate $10,000 ($5,000 per year) of their award for an established suicide researcher to mentor the Young Investigator. AFSP is available to assist you in identifying a suitable mentor. Apply Now
- Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (up to $104,000 over 2 years): Grants awarded to investigators who have received a Ph.D., M.D., or other doctoral degree within the preceding six years and have had no more than three years of fellowship support. Fellows receive a stipend of $46,000 per year and an institutional allowance of $6,000 per year. Apply Now
Pilot Grants (up to $30,000 over one or two years): Awarded to investigators at any level, these grants provide seed funding for new projects that have the potential to lead to larger investigations. These grants typically entail feasibility studies rather than hypothesis-driven research. Apply Now
Focus Grants (grants of up to $500,000 per year for up to three years): Each year our research department requests applications for innovative, high-risk, potentially high-yield projects that focus on a specific area of suicide prevention. These areas have been determined by AFSP and its Scientific Council, and are reviewed and updated annually. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent by August 1st to be eligible to apply.
Read about this year's RFAs
Click below for a summary of allowable and non-allowable costs in each of the seven categories.