Mission and Funding
The Foundation for the Contemporary Family provides financial support for innovative research that enhances the understanding of contemporary families and/or the clinical practice of couples and family therapy. We execute this mission through a broad range of scholarships and grants, including program grants. For all of these, we encourage applications from individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, and sexual orientation.

The FFCF Program Grant committee is looking for projects that are innovative, have a sound program design and assessment measures, have qualified staff and address the needs of contemporary families. Projects that advance theory, assessment, or clinical practice in these areas are eligible.

Program Goals
• Advance the field of couples and family therapy in the above topic areas through empirical, methodological, or theoretical contribution; enhance the understanding of the evolving nature and issues of contemporary families

Funding Specifics
• Annual grants of $5,000–$25,000
• Grants are awared in June and December. Submission deadlines are:
   For June: March 1
   For December: September 1

Evaluation Criteria
• Conformance with stated program goals;
• Magnitude of incremental contribution in topic area;
• Quality of proposed work;
• Applicant’s competence to execute the project.

Proposal Requirements
• Description of proposed project to include goal, relevant background, target population, methods, budget, anticipated outcomes, and dissemination plans;
• Format: not to exceed 10 pages (1 inch margins, double-spaced, no smaller than 11 point type);
• Timeline for execution

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