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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 awarded more than $3.2 million in our 2017 competitive grant funding cycle. The awards are now posted on our grant awards page. Congratulations to all awardees!

logo for new North American Forum on Family PlanningNorth American Forum on Family Planning. Save the date! The 2017 North American Forum on Family Planning will be held October 14-16 in Atlanta, Georgia, preceded by two days of pre-conference sessions. Note in particular these SFP events: the SFP Career Development Seminar and annual business meeting, both scheduled for October 13, and the awards presentation on October 15, which this year will honor Vivian Brache and Diana Greene Foster. The Forum, which SFP produces in partnership with Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, features new research and clinical practice issues related to contraception, abortion, STIs, sexuality, and how to translate the best evidence into clinical practice. Online registration is open. Learn more... Learn more...