Leading in Grant Development
For Over 38 Years!

About Research Associates - The Grant Experts

Research Associates - The Grant Experts (RA) is the premier grant writing and development firm with over 314 grants totaling nearly $850 million in funding for over 156 organizations (87 school districts plus 69 nonprofits, universities, and health agencies).

From initial research through final approval, our grant development process uses a partner-focused, team approach to achieve the greatest return on investment.

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38 plus years experience in the industry
314 grants awarded
$850 million in grant funds secured
156 organizations we have served
100% partner satisfaction
100% on-time submissions

Communities We Serve

Research Associates has proudly served school districts, universities, healthcare agencies, and nonprofit organizations for over 38 years, securing federal, state, foundation, and corporate grants totaling nearly $850 million to help children, teachers, education leaders, colleges of education, schools, and healthcare providers enhance programs, create new programs, further research, and support continuous improvement. Our annual 100% partner satisfaction rating speaks to our values and belief in long-term partnerships.


  • Early Childhood Programs
  • K-12 Schools
  • Charter Schools
  • Magnet Schools
  • Universities
  • Community Colleges

Healthcare Agencies

  • Hospitals
  • Wellness Centers
  • Hospice Providers
  • Mental Health Facilities
  • University Medical Centers

Nonprofit Programs

  • Public Charities
  • Private Foundations
  • Private Operating Foundations
  • Private Corporations
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A Team Approach to Grant Development

Our team of grant professionals includes grant writers, budget analysts, researchers, strategists, technical writers, and evaluators to help you achieve maximum grant awards as we custom-develop each innovative and evidence-based proposal.

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Giving Back

Our purpose of creating opportunities to improve lives fuels us to impact the lives of many through monetary donations, hands-on community service team projects and volunteer events, and donations of goods and services to charities in our hometowns and across the nation.

Salvation Army
Harvest Hope
Red Cross
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From Our Partners

Research Associates builds long-term partnerships through exceptional service, attention to detail, innovative best practices, and high-quality work. Partner surveys from the last five years indicate that 100% of partners would use RA again and would recommend RA to others.