Research Grants

The FIERF Board has implemented the use of a Stage-Gate Process to manage industry research projects over $10,000 or one year in length. Industry participation in the form of industry representatives and/or partners is required at this funding level.

Grant requests of less than $10,000 and one year in length may complete the Micro Grant application below.

All grant requests must be submitted to the Foundation Office by February 15th.  Please select the appropriate form below.  See Grant Policies and Procedures and contact the Foundation office at 216-781-6260 for more information.

• Stage Gate Grant Request Form
• Micro Grant Request Form

All requests should include deliverables that relate to the needs of the industry as defined in the 2022 Forging Industry Technology Roadmap