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Rounds 4 Research
Rounds 4 Research is the EIFG's latest national campaign aimed at generating resources to address that need and help to ensure golf's future.

Chapter Cooperative Research Program

The EIFG’s Chapter Cooperative Research Program works with GCSAA-affiliated chapters by providing matching funds for applied agronomic or environmentally related research.

Read more about this year’s Chapter Cooperative Research Program and current research »

About the program

  • The program will fund $10,000 maximum per year for up to two years. No indirect costs are allowed.
  • University scientists may apply for grants without matching funds. However, grant applications with matching funds may be given preference.
  • A letter from an officer of a GCSAA-affiliated chapter who is also a GCSAA member, which supports the project submitted, is required.
  • For applications including matching funds from chapters, a single GCSAA-affiliated chapter, multiple GCSAA-affiliated chapters working together, turf associations or foundations, golf associations, or any combination of the organizations previously listed should match dollar-for-dollar the funding requested from the EIFG. Organizations may contribute more than $10,000 to a project but the EIFG will only match up to $10,000.