WASHINGTON— ASAE Foundation announces five university programs have received research grants as part of the Scholarly Research in Association Management Grants Program (SRGP). The SRGP will provide lead investigators with funds to conduct research on a cross-section of questions relevant to nonprofit membership and member-based associations. Each award is for one year, at a level of $7,500—with the funding period beginning mid-September.
The five awardees are:
Passive vs. Active Engagement of Members in Their Membership Associations: Does It Make a Difference?
Investigator: Khaldoun AdouAssi, Ph.D., Department of Public Administration & Policy
George Mason University
Implementing, Disseminating and Translating Evidence-Based or Evidence-Informed Policy/Practice within Public/Non-Profit Organizations
Investigator: Danielle Rudes, Ph.D., Center of Advancing Correctional Excellence
Georgia Southern University
Investigating Career Paths of Association Executives: Linking Career Paths to Association Success
Investigators: Kerry Kuenzi, Ph.D. Institute for Public and Nonprofit Studies, and Amanda J. Stewart, Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Increasing Representation among Underrepresented Groups: An Analysis of Immigrant Involvement within Immigrant Rights Organization
Investigators: Brad Fulton, Ph.D., School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Grace Yukich, Ph.D., Quinnipiac University, and Richard L. Wood, Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Exploring Critical Success Factors of eLearning Program Implementations
Valerie Whitcomb, Ph.D., Program Instructional Designer
“The ASAE Foundation acknowledges that some issues that impact our members are not fully addressed within the scope of our current research. These grants help us expand our relationship with the academic community to help us explore these topics. The five winners will deepen insights to share with our members and our industry,” said ASAE Executive Vice President and ASAE Foundation President Susan Robertson, CAE
The next funding cycle for awarding SRGP grants is currently open; the deadline to apply is November 30. To learn more, visit asaefoundation.org/amGrants.html
MEDIA CONTACT: Sabrina Kidwai, APR, CAE, firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-326-9505.
About ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership
ASAE is a membership organization of more than 21,000 association executives and industry partners representing 9,300 organizations. Its members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world. With support of the ASAE Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession, and provides resources, education, ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community. For more information about ASAE, visit asaecenter.org.