The Drs. Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grants

$1,000 to seed innovation through supporting research, education, and intervention projects and programs.

Deadline: April 1, 2016

Sponsor: APF


The APF Drs. Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grants seek to seed innovation through supporting research, education and intervention projects and programs that use psychology to solve social problems in the following priority areas: 

  • Understanding and fostering the connection between behavior and physical health to ensure well-being.
  • Reducing stigma and prejudice to promote unity and harmony.
  • Understanding and preventing violence to create a safer, more humane world.
  • Supporting programs that address the long-term psychological needs of individuals and communities in the aftermath of disaster.

Support research in psychology: Donate to this fund.

  • Affiliation with 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, but excluding:  

    • Any group regarded by the IRS as non-conforming to 501(c)(3).  

    • Any activity involving political, lobbying, fund-raising or entertainment expenditures. 

    • Conference/workshop expenses. 

    • Localized direct service. 

  • Demonstrated competence and capacity to execute the proposed work.

  • IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.

How to Apply
Past Recipients

Margaret Sibley, PhD, Florida International University


Jessica Levenson, PhD, University of Pittsburgh


Rachel Barr, PhD, Georgetown University


Joanna C.M. Cole, PhD, Boston Medical Center


Lauren Cattaneo, PhD, George Mason University


Susan V. Opotow, PhD, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York


Robin R. Chang, University of Lincoln, Nebraska


APF-ADA Diabetes Project


David A. Sbarra, PhD, University of Arizona


Michael Inzlicht, PhD, New York University