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The Society of Family Planning (SFP) advances science in family planning, including contraception and abortion, by funding research and promoting the expansion and dissemination of family planning knowledge. SFP also seeks to cultivate a collaborative and supportive environment to foster scholarly activity and leadership in the areas of reproductive health and family planning.


The 2016 SFP Research Fund grant cycle is underway. Applications for small research grants, career development grants, community-based participatory research grants, and interdisclipinary innovation planning grants are now being accepted, and are all due on April 6. See the "Applying for grants" page for RFPs, budget and signature forms, and links to online application submissions.

logo for new North American Forum on Family PlanningNorth American Forum on Family Planning. It’s not too soon to begin planning for the next Forum! Mark your calendars: The 2016 North American Forum on Family Planning will be held November 5-7 in Denver, Colorado, preceded by two days of pre-conference sessions. We are accepting submissions for conference session proposals until March 16. Scientific abstract submission will open on March 8, 2016, and close April 13, 2016, at 11:59 pm.