Research Requests for Proposals

The ASAE Foundation partners with other nonprofit organizations, leading research and consulting firms, and researchers from top colleges and universities to deliver in-depth research on a range of topics relevant to association management. To select partner researchers, the foundation periodically issues requests for proposals for research studies that explore topics and collect data to advance the knowledge of association professionals.

Open RFPs

2020 Centennial Research Initiative Request-for-Applications

The ASAE Foundation is seeking applications to produce a significant and meaningful body of research that helps mark ASAE’s 100th birthday occurring in the year 2020 in a bold and dynamic way. This research is intended to highlight research contributions in association management and will consider past, present, and future perspectives relative to topics such as workforce development, education, economy, member engagement, and change management. The multi-year initiative will include several individual data-collection, dissemination and engagement, and research awareness efforts. Researchers are invited to submit applications no later than December 20, 2017.

Read the complete RFP with criteria and key dates.