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Scholarly Research in Association Management Grants Program (SRGP)

Grants to USA Researchers for Research that Impacts
the Field of Nonprofit and Association Management

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ASAE Foundation

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Grants of up to $7,500 to USA individual researchers to conduct research on improving nonprofit membership and member-based associations. A letter of intent is due November 1, 2017. Funding is intended to support research proposals that show the greatest potential to have a significant impact on the field and to create innovative approaches with practical applications for association leaders. The proposal should have a well-reasoned methodology, strategy, and analyses and be well-grounded in theory.

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GrantWatch ID#: 153686

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $7,500

Term of Contract:

The funding cycle for each award is 12 months, from August 2017-2018, however, applications for Continuation of Funding will be accepted for up to one additional cycle.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The program is intended to support research activities of those working (or matriculating) in an academic community, such as academic faculty, students, and research interns, or those association management professionals engaged in collaborative research with individuals in academia.

ASAE-membership is not a condition of award but is strongly encouraged. Membership information:

The intent of the program is to support research efforts, and therefore, proposals for career development, travel*, and product or resource development will not be accepted.

Funds will be issued to the employing entity (e.g., academic institution), not individuals, and can be applied to direct costs only.

Pre-Application Information:


How to apply:


2017 SRGP Cycle I
Launch Call-for-Applications: Monday, January 30, 2017
Letter of Intent due: Monday, May 15, 2017
Application Deadline: Thursday, June 1, 2017
Grant Period: August 2017-2018

2017 SRGP Cycle II
Launch Call-for-Applications: Friday, July 14, 2017
Letter of Intent due: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Application Deadline: Thursday, November 30, 2017
Grant Period: March 2018-2019

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:

Erik Castillo, Project Coordinator
202 326-9525

ASAE Foundation
1575 I St. NW
Washington, DC 20005

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