Richard Almy Research Grant Program
IAAO is now accepting research topics submissions for the 2024 Richard Almy Research Grant Program and IAAO members, along with students and faculty, are now eligible to submit proposals. The Richard Almy Research Grant Program, formerly the Academic Partnership Program, provides financial support for IAAO members, students, and faculty to complete research in areas related to property appraisal, assessment administration, and property tax policy. The deadline to apply for 2024 is Jan. 31, 2024. Past recipients also listed below.
Richard Almy Research Grant Program Guidelines
The IAAO Richard Almy Research Grant Program seeks to bring together practitioners and scholars to further the research mission of IAAO and encourage the exchange and development of innovative ideas within the profession. Acceptance of a grant carries with it an obligation to submit a satisfactory report for publication by the editor of any IAAO publication. Presentation at an IAAO conference may be requested.
All IAAO members, graduate/postgraduate students and faculty at accredited colleges/universities are eligible to apply. Both international and domestic students are eligible, however the final report must be in the English language. Funding for each approved project will be between $2,500 and $5,000. Grants are awarded for 1 year.
- Valuation of any property type (real or personal) for property tax purposes
- Assessment administration trends including methods, procedures, and use of technology
- Property tax policy and its impact including evolving global policies, initiatives, and economic development strategies
- Assessment and valuation standards that affect assessment professionals and property owners
Download the complete application guidelines and cover sheet. Use the faculty form if you are employed as an instructor/professor by an accredited college/university. Use the student form if you are enrolled as a graduate/postgraduate student at an accredited college/university. Submission deadline is Jan. 31, 2024.
The proposal narrative should be formatted in Microsoft Word. The Cover Sheet is already formatted as a fillable PDF form that the applicant should fill out, obtain a supervisor's signature, scan as a PDF, and send with the proposal.