The Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE), the charity of STMA, is providing $15,000 research grant money for qualified research projects.
To be considered, the proposed research must benefit the sports field management industry in the following area:
Field maintenance or performance as it relates to the safety of the playing surface for athletes (study may be directed towards but is not limited to turfgrass health, uniformity, wear tolerance, hardness, athlete injuries, field temperatures, etc.).
Grant applications are due November 28, 2019, and grant awardees will be notified by Jan. 6, 2020.
For more information, and to fill out the grant request, click here.