The Kays Foundation makes grants and funding available to Arkansas State University to enhance efforts to achieve the teaching, research, and service goals and purposes of the University. Arkansas State University internal policy requires that all grant applications proposed by ASU Employees be submitted by the University on behalf of the Principal Investigator (PI) or Project Director (PD). Grant applications proposed by ASU Employees are accepted by the Kays Foundation only when submitted by Arkansas State University. Non-ASU employees must follow all application requirements set out on the Kays Foundation website, www.kaysfoundation.com. Applications for funding must have received endorsement by appropriate university officials or committees as part of the application process. Representatives of the Kays Foundation will conduct the final review and funding decisions will be at the complete discretion of the Foundation board. Announcement of successful requests will be made by the Kays Foundation and funds will be payable to Arkansas State University System Foundation for disbursement.
The award recipient will be responsible for preparing a final report at the conclusion of project or no later than September 1.
Each successful grant will be announced and each Principal Investigator or Project Director will be notified in January/February for the Fall grant cycle and July/August for the Spring grant cycle.
The completed materials must be received in the Kays Foundation offices by the deadline on the forms. The mailing address is P.O. Box 129, State University, AR 72467 and the offices are located at 1212 East University Loop, State University, AR. Applications and additional information may be obtained from the Foundation offices located at the above address, requested by phone by calling (870) 931-7898, FORMS link or by Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Apply:
Submit an application form along with any required supporting documentation to the Foundation by 4:00 p.m. Jonesboro time on the announced date of closing. No incomplete or late submissions or submissions sent by facsimile will be accepted.
Only one proposal will be accepted per Principal Investigator or Project Director during each grant cycle.
The Kays Foundation has donated over One million thirteen thousand five hundred forty-two dollars (1,013,542.53) in grants to support Arkansas State University with an additional three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000.00) to the Cooper Alumni Center since 2005.