FRI Funding Sources

Funding sources of FRI’s past and current work include federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as public and private companies and foundations.

Federal Agencies

  • Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program
  • National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD)
  • National Institute of Nursing Research
  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

State & Local Government Agencies

  • Baltimore County Bureau of Substance Abuse
  • Baltimore Substance Abuse Systems, Inc. (BSAS)
  • Board of Education, Baltimore County
  • California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP)
  • Los Angeles County, Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP)
  • Los Angeles Housing Department (LAHD)
  • State of California, Department of Housing and Community Development, Emergency Housing and Assistance Program (EHAP)
  • Sate of Florida – Department of Financial Services
  • The City of Los Angeles, Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA)
  • The County of Los Angeles, Department of Health Services, Office of AIDS Programs and Policy

Pharmaceutical Companies

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Amgen, Inc.
  • AstraZeneca International
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
  • Eli Lilly & Company
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Guilford Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Merck & Company, Inc.
  • Novo Nordisk, Inc.
  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • Purdue Pharma, L.P.
  • Quintiles Pacific, Inc.
  • Roche Pharmaceuticals
  • Schering-Plough Corporation
  • Schwarz-BioSciences, Inc.
  • UCB Pharma, Inc.


  • Biomedical Research Institute
  • Current Science, Inc.
  • Human Interaction Research Institute
  • Northern California Institute for Research & Education
  • Rhode Island Hospital
  • Stanley Medical Research Institute


  • Aaroe Associates Charitable Foundation
  • DANA Foundation – University of Pennsylvania
  • Macy’s West Passport Fund
  • Open Society Institute
  • Robert Wood Johnson
  • The Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation
  • The Morrison Foerster Foundation
  • The United Way
  • Union Bank of California