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CPF research grant products are intended to provide practical and immediate benefit to U.S. building design and construction teams and their practitioners. Such parties as owner representatives; architects; structural engineers; specialty consultants; construction contractors and construction managers; design team managers, and others are typical users of our research outcomes.
CPF grantees' research reports address our Strategic Based Research Program. The majority of CPF's resources will be used to address the CPF Initiatives. Having said that, the submission of new and interesting research ideas and research projects are always welcome.
The CPF Board of Directors has adopted a resolution limiting the percentage of indirect costs to fifteen percent (15%).
There is no typical duration for a research grant but CPF Initiatives defined in the Strategic Based Research Program are time sensitive. The grantmaker's ability to provide assurance of its ability to complete the grant on schedule will be an important factor in selecting the research project. No cost time extensions will only be granted in special cases.
Yes. You may download CPF research products at View Grants and Research Products. Click on the project title of your choice and then the "Click to View & Download These Research Products" button. You will be asked to supply your name, organization, and email address to help us understand how our grant-funded work is being used. There is no cost to download Research Products in the CPF website.