U.S. Advocacy Programs

Learn more about funding for neuroscience research. Engage your local policy makers and support the advancement of knowledge of the brain and nervous system.

Look Up Your Legislator Here

State Fact Sheets: Share state-specific data about science research and funding. Download state factsheets (PDFs) and bring to meetings with your legislators.

National Institutes of Health Fact Sheet: Statistics on NIH’s efforts to fund to improving health, strengthening the economy, and investigating scientific frontiers.

National Science Foundation Fact Sheet: NSF funds research that probes scientific frontiers, improve health, and strengthen the nation’s economy.

Society for Neuroscience Funding Resources: Engage with national policy leaders and stay informed on major funding issues.

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If you have questions, email advocacy@sfn.org or call (202) 962-4000.

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Graph of NIH funding history adjusted for Biomedical Research and Development Price Index (BRDPI) as determined by NIH Office of Budget.
Advocacy: A Global Commitment

Learn how SfN works with the international research community to build support for scientific research and why you should get involved on a local level.

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