APF is a grant-making foundation that funds early career psychologists and graduate students using psychology to solve important problems and improve people's lives.

APF makes grants in the following areas

  • Understanding the connection between behavior and health.

  • Reducing stigma and prejudice.

  • Preventing violence.

  • Addressing the long-term psychological needs in the aftermath of disaster.

  • Treating serious mental illness.

  • Studying gifted children and adolescents.

  • Examining human reproductive behaviors.

  • Exploring child psychology.