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

  • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
  • National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
  • National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
  • National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
  • National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
  • 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 Department of Health, Bureau of Behavioral Health
  • Behavioral Health System Baltimore, Inc.
  • California Department of Public Health, Center for Infectious Diseases, Office of AIDS
  • California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP)
  • City of West Hollywood
  • County of Los Angeles, Department of Public Health, Division of HIV and STD Program (DHSP)
  • State of California Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP)


  • Abell Foundation
  • California Community Foundation
  • Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
  • DANA Foundation through the University of Pennsylvania
  • David Lynch Foundation
  • Laura and John Arnold Foundation
  • Missouri Foundation for Health
  • National Council for Behavioral Health
  • UniHealth Foundation

Pharmaceutical Companies

  • Alkermes
  • Braeburn Pharmaceuticals
  • Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners
  • IntraTab Labs, Inc.
  • Orexo Pharmaceuticals
  • Otsuka Pharmaceutical
  • Reckitt-Benckiser
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Titan Pharmaceuticals
  • UCB Pharma, Inc.

FRI’s past and current collaborators have included:

  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation
  • Baltimore City Health Department
  • Baltimore Medical Systems
  • California State University, Los Angeles
  • California State University, Northridge
  • Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
  • Chase Brexton Health Services
  • Emory University
  • Family Health Centers of Baltimore
  • First Choice Community Health Care Center Edgewood
  • Friends Outside Los Angeles
  • Glenwood Life Counseling Center
  • COG Analytics, LLC
  • HealthPartners Institute
  • Hidalgo Medical Service
  • Institutes for Behavior Resources, Inc.
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Lifespan Health
  • Los Angeles LGBT Center
  • Man Alive, Inc.
  • Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services
  • MedicaSafe, LLC
  • Medmark Treatment Centers
  • Montana State University
  • Mountain Manor Treatment Centers
  • National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (NCADA)
  • Partners in Recovery
  • Pecos Valley Medical Center
  • Rocky Mountain Center Centers, LLC
  • Rocky Vista University, LLC
  • Rose Research Center
  • RTI International, Inc.
  • Sangre de Cristo Community Health Partnership
  • Texas Christian University
  • The CDM Group, Inc.
  • Total Health Care
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Pennsylvania
University Affiliations

FRI scientists have past and current affiliations with the following universities:

  • Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Stevenson University
  • Towson University
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Maryland College Park
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine