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Scholarly Research in Association Management Grants Program (SRGP)

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for
Research on Member-Based Associations and Nonprofits

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Grants of $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International students, academic faculty, research interns, or association management professionals to conduct research on nonprofit membership and managing member-based associations. Funding is intended to support research proposals that exemplify the greatest potential to have a significant impact on the field and to create innovative approaches with practical applications for association leaders.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153686

Estimated Size of Grant:

Awards of $15,000 each will be granted.

Term of Contract:

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

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The program is intended to support the research activities of those working (or matriculating) in an academic community, such as academic faculty, students, and research interns, or those association management professionals, such as full-time employees and consultants.

Applications are welcome from in- or outside the United States; no geographic restrictions.

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.

* Travel expenses may be included as a separate line-item if directly associated with the execution or dissemination of the research activity.

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

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

Pre-Application Information:

Applicants are encouraged to submit a Letter of Intent by November 15, 2019.
Application Deadline: Monday, January 20, 2020
Grant Awardees Announced: Spring 2020

Proposals are reviewed based on a number of criteria. For a full list of criteria, click here:

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Contact Information:

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

To register for application and to apply online:

Please contact Andrea Wieters at for details on applying.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: Alberta   British Columbia   Manitoba   New Brunswick   Newfoundland and Labrador   Northwest Territories   Nova Scotia   Nunavut   Ontario   Prince Edward Island   Quebec   Saskatchewan   Yukon


International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.