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What We Fund FSF supports advocacy, research, education, and community based organizing in order to reduce gun injuries and deaths. The following is a selection of FSF's grantees. Click the links below to learn more about the work some of our partners are doing. Fund for a Safer Future does not accept unsolicited requests for … Continued
Expanding Research FSF funds a portfolio of research projects seeking to answer the question: What works to prevent gun violence? Philanthropic support for research is critical because of limits on federal funding for gun violence prevention research. FSF-funded research projects have demonstrated the effectiveness of state firearm removal policies; quantified the relationship between substance abuse … Continued
Communications & Messaging FSF supports organizations working to amplify positive stories about national and state-based gun violence prevention work. Misinformation can play a dangerous role in shaping public attitudes and public policy. That's why FSF supports communication efforts to share timely, accurate research and common sense policy ideas to build broad community support for gun … Continued
Legal Strategies FSF supports legal scholarship and strategy to improve gun violence prevention law and policy. FSF supports organizations that help build an intellectual framework for impact litigation that would generate significant longer-term improvements in gun violence prevention law and policy. Goals Develop new scholarship on the Second Amendment. Seek opportunities for affirmative litigation. Strengthen … Continued
State Advocacy FSF invests in advocacy and organizing in key states where effective advocates are poised to make progress. Based on the growing body of research that finds that state policies are effective at reducing gun violence, FSF targets the advancement of state-level policy reform through meaningful and timely investments in states where the landscape … Continued