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Research Support Grant (RSG) Program 2016-2017

In an effort to encourage and support the research, scholarly, and creative endeavors of faculty and staff, Austin Peay State University (APSU), through an ad hoc committee and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP), offers Research Support Grants (RSG) to aid in the creation of scholarly and creative works in all disciplines.

Send submissions to clementsbr@apsu.edu by February 28, 2017.

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GrantSelect offers over 14,000 funding opportunities and is the largest collection of sponsored research opportunities, most effective, and most comprehensive tool available for any grant seeker. With GrantSelect, researchers can discover prospects for funding from pure research grants to arts programs, biomedical and healthcare research, community services programs, children and youth programs, K-12 education funding, international programs, operating grants for nonprofit organizations, faith-based grants, and scholarship programs. GrantSelect is a subscription-based database and can only be accessed on an APSU campus.

With Grants.gov, faculty can electronically find Federal grants. Grants.gov was established as a governmental resource named the E-Grants Initiative, part of President George W. Bush’s 2002 Fiscal Year Management Agenda to improve government services to the public. Today, Grants.gov is a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 federal grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards.

The Foundation Center is the most authoritative source of information on private philanthropy in the United States. The Foundation Center helps grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public better understand the field of philanthropy. This site is designed to guide users quickly to the information they are looking for—instruction on funding research, help with proposal writing, tools for locating prospective funders, news and research on the field, or a library or training class near you.

Also, check out the APSU Foundation for more information.