Apply for a Research Grant

The AHLA Foundation funds research to explore critical issues facing the industry. 

Due to our collective response to COVID-19, on behalf of AHLA Foundation and AHLA, we have currently suspended the disbursements of research grants. We will keep you updated when new deadlines will be reinstated.

NOTE: The Foundation retains the right to publish the results of all funded research projects.  Final reports for most Foundation-funded research can be found on AHLA's Website.

Click to learn more about the AHLA Foundation Research Application Process.


Funded Research

From studies about reducing food waste to studies quantifying the economic impact of the industry, we provide critical data specific to our industry.

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