Grants Resources and Services (GRS)

Grants Resources & Services:

Grants Resources and Services strives to support the mission of Appalachian State University to advance knowledge via research and scholarship. Grants Resources & Services seeks to increase the capability and competitiveness of Appalachian faculty and staff to receive internal and external funding for research, creative endeavors, and program development. In accomplishing this mission, Grants Resources & Services:


Grants Resources & Services Staff Contact Information:

Grants Resources & Services is located in rooms 385 & 386 of the John E. Thomas building.

Karen Fletcher, Director ( or ext. 7789)

Katie Howard, Assistant Director ( or ext. 8123)

Email Address:
Mailing Address: PO Box 32174, Boone, NC 28608-2174
Physical Address: 287 Rivers St., Room 382, Boone, NC 28608-2174
Phone: 828-262-7789
Fax: 828-262-2641

Tools How To Additional Resources About

Funding Alerts
Internal Grants
Sponsor E-Submission Systems
F&A Policy

Unmanned Aircraft (Drones) Policy

Unmanned Aircraft (Drones) Procedures

Data Security 
Faculty Editors & Co-Editors of Journals 
Connecting to campus resources when off-campus

Tuesday, July 18th , from 7:00 PM to 12:00 AM, AGrants, AIR and IRBIS will be offline for Maintenance. 

*NSF - effective 4/24/17 Collaborators Spreadsheet use required. 

More information here.

Fringe, Travel and F&A Rates
Limited Submissions
Material Transfer Agreements
No Cost Extensions
Institutional Data for Grant Forms

University Research Council
Office of Student Research
Research at Appalachian
NIH Guide
ASU Policy Manual
ASU Financial Reports
A-133 Audit

Office of Research
Grants Resources & Services
Sponsored Programs
Research Protections
Special Funds Accounting
Departmental Assignments

ATTENTION: NSF RELOCATES HEADQUARTERS & DATA CENTER. From 8/24 to 10/1 staff will relocate to the new headquarters and it will be difficult to reach program officers and other officials. Please plan accordingly. 


Office of Research
John E. Thomas Building
287 Rivers Street
Room 382
PO Box 32174
Boone, NC 28608-2174
Ph: (828) 262-7459
Fax: (828) 262-2641
Staff Contacts
Skype us at: appstate.grants1
Follow us on Twitter: @ckhowson

QEP Global Learning

Upcoming Events & Workshops

GRS Suggestion Box

We are here to support you.  And we'd like to know what we can do to help better support your grant seeking efforts.  If there is something that you found helpful at another institution or if you have an idea on how we might improve some of our services, please submit your idea to our suggestion box.  All suggestions are anonymous unless you put your name on it.