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We envision a world where people have optimal reproductive health and rights. The Society of Family Planning advances sexual and reproductive health through research, education, advocacy and professional development. The SFP Research Fund supports research on contraception and abortion that exerts a sustained, powerful influence on clinical practice, public policy, health services, programs and culture.


The SFP Research Fund’s 2017 competitive grant funding cycle is now open. Links to apply online and to download budget forms and signature sheets are available on our “Applying for Grants” page. Note that you must have submitted an Intent to Apply form by January 31 in order to be eligible to submit an application.

logo for new North American Forum on Family PlanningNorth American Forum on Family Planning. In November, SFP convened our annual meeting in Denver in conjunction with the sixth annual North American Forum on Family Planning, produced in partnership with Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals. Get the details in our most recent newsletter. Meanwhile, it’s not too soon to begin planning for the next Forum! Mark your calendars: It will be held October 14-16, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia, preceded by two days of pre-conference sessions. Online submissions for abstracts and conference session proposals will open shortly. Learn more...