Grant Application Outline

Please use the following outline to develop your grant request.

DESCRIPTION OF THE GRANT REQUEST:

  • Describe the objective of the research
  • Identify if the grant request involves the research and testing of new methodologies, techniques, or procedures in the valuation process
  • Identify if the grant request is to research or test existing valuation methodologies
  • Identify the public need or benefit the research will  provide to the appraisal profession
  • Identify how the research will have an impact on the appraisal community or the public at large
  • Identify if the research is considered an emerging appraisal issue

TIMETABLE:

  • Provide a timetable for the research project

BUDGET:

  • Provide an estimation of the project costs, by general category
  • Identify the timetable needed of fund distribution
  • Identify the source of other funds applied for and committed to for this research

PROMULGATION OF RESULTS:

  • Identify the anticipated method(s) for communicating and providing the results of the research to the appraisal profession or the public

APPLICANTS BACKGROUND:

  • Provide the applicant’s resume

REQUEST SUBMISSION:

  • Please send 4 written copies of the grant request to:
    • The Appraiser’s Research Foundation
    • c/o Joseph R. Stanfield, MAI, SRA
    • 2323 Briarview Drive
    • Houston, Texas 77077 

TARF is unable to accept electronic submissions

DEADLINES:

  • Spring Meeting: Normally, applications for grants received before March 1 will be considered in the Spring Board Meeting. Applications received after March 1 will normally be considered in the Fall Board Meeting.
  • Fall Meeting:Normally, applications for grants received before September 1 will be considered in the Fall Board Meeting. Applications received after September 1 will normally be considered at the Spring Board Meeting.

CONTACT:If you have questions regarding the content of a grant application, please contact us using the e-mail address listed in the About Us page of our website