American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Innovation Grants (multiple opportunities)

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention research grants support studies that will increase understanding of suicide or test treatments and other interventions that save lives.

The AFSP is currently accepting application for their Innovation Grants program:
Distinguished Investigator Innovation Grants
Up to $150,000 over 2 years
Grants awarded to investigators at the level of associate professor or higher with an established record of research and publications.

Standard Research Innovation Grants
Up to $125,000 over 2 years
Grants awarded to individual investigators at any level.

Early Career Researcher Innovation Grants
Up to $110,000 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 researcher to mentor the Early Career Researcher. AFSP is available to assist you in identifying a suitable mentor.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Innovation Grants
Up to $140,000 over 2 years
(Salary of $56,000 per year. Allowance of $14,000 per year.)
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 $56,000 per year and an institutional allowance of $14,000 per year.

Pilot Innovation Grants
Up to $50,000 over 2 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. Examples include manual development and new biomarker development.

Please contact Lynn Wong if you are interested in applying to this opportunity.