b'Grants ProgramAs the largest private funder of suicide research, AFSP funds neurobiological, psychosocial, and genetic research, as well as studies to develop treatments and community programs to find the best ways to understand and fight suicide. We also fund research to understand the impact of suicide loss and the healing process. This year we have set diversity and evaluation of technological tools for suicide prevention as priorities in order to stimulate new research in these areas.Focus GrantsEach year the AFSP Scientific Council assesses the state of suicide research and identifies the most critical areas for investigation. Focus Grants aim to target the most impactful strategies to prevent suicide.Current Focus Grant requests for applications are concerned with short-term risk, reaching 20-percent reduction in suicide by 2025, and large blue sky ideas that will move the field forward.Innovation GrantsAFSP offers Innovation Grants for all levels of experience across multiple disciplines to cultivate the field of suicide prevention research. These grants uncover new areas of inquiry and stimulate future suicide research.FY 2021 | Program Priorities 26'