Grants

ASAE Research Foundation seeks to expand and promote academic research that advances knowledge in association management and leadership, creating new conversations, and raising the profile of nonprofit research both inside and outside academia through a series of grants.

Upcoming Opportunities

Scholarly Research Grants

2022 Application Period

  • Application opens: Tuesday, October 12, 2021
  • Live information session: TBD
  • Letter of intent requested: Wednesday, December 1, 2021
  • Application deadline: Tuesday, February 1, 2022
  • Grant recipients announced: April 2022

 

Sal Martino Grant for DEI Research

2022 Application Period

  • Application opens: Tuesday, October 12, 2021
  • Live information session: TBD
  • Letter of intent requested: Wednesday, December 1, 2021
  • Application deadline: Tuesday, February 1, 2022
  • Grant recipients announced: April 2022

 

Grant Programs

Scholarly Research Grants Program

The Scholarly Research Grants Program (SRGP) facilitates research projects in the academic community, forging partnerships that add to the body of knowledge in association management. For more information, how to apply, and to learn about past recipients, visit: Scholarly Research Grants Program.

 

Sal Martino Grant for DEI Research

A new addition to the SRGP portfolio, the Sal Martino Grant supports research exploring diversity, equity, and inclusion in association management. The grant provides awards to meritorious proposal addressing DEI in nonprofit membership and member-based association management and is intended to support the research activities of those working (or matriculating) in an academic community, association management professionals, and consultants/private contractors in association management.

For more information, how to apply, and to learn about past recipients, visit: Sal Martino DEI Grant

Innovation Grants Program

The Innovation Grants Program (2007-2020) provided funding to support the creative exploration and project development that will raise the association community’s awareness of and engagement with innovative ideas and projects. This grant is no longer being offered. To learn more about recipients of the grant, visit: Innovation Grants Program.

 

Learn More

For more information, contact:

Andrea Wieters
Senior Manager, Industry Research & Engagement Strategy
202.626.2892
awieters@asaecenter.org