Awarded External Grants & Contracts

App State faculty and staff routinely receive grant funding from state, regional and national organizations, as well as business and industry sponsors, in support of their research, creative and/or scholarly endeavors. These projects span a variety of disciplines — STEM, the arts and humanities, and business, to name a few — and have far-reaching impact.

In fiscal year 2023, App State’s external funding from grants and contracts totaled $22.3 million — the second highest amount in university history.

Browse externally awarded grants/contracts in the table below and use the search field to filter awarded grants/contracts by campus unit.

To read more about externally funded projects at App State, visit Appalachian Today, the university’s news and events website.

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Awardee Project Title College/School/Division Award Amount Sponsor Date Awarded
Spooky Duke
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Reich College of Education
Parent to Parent Family Support Network-High Country
The Health Foundation Inc.
June 2022
Dr. Amy Dellinger
Appalachian Senior Companion Program
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Sociology
June 2022
Dr. Christine
Science and Technologies for Phosphorus Sustainability (STEPS)
Research Institute for Environment, Energy and Economics
North Carolina State University
June 2022
Dr. Elizabeth
North Carolina Department of Transportation University Transportation Centers of Excellence
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geography and Planning
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
May 2022
Dr. Thomas Pegelow
Shoah Research, Education and Documentation
College of Arts and Sciences
Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies (former employee)
Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany
May 2022
Dr. Maggie
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College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geography and Planning
National Science Foundation
May 2022
Dr. Leah
Qualitative Evaluation of Georgia Resilience and Opportunity (GRO) Fund: Insights on the Effects of a Guaranteed Income Program for Low-Income Black Women in Georgia
Beaver College of Health Sciences
Department of Social Work
May 2022
2022 Empowering Communities to Deliver and Sustain Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs
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Beaver College of Health Sciences
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Institute for Health and Human Services
Department of Health and Human Services - Administration for Community Living
May 2022
Dr. Carol
Rural Community Capacity
Walker College of Business
Department of Management
North Carolina Department of Commerce
April 2022
High-Risk Drinking Prevention Program 2022
Division of Student Affairs
Department of Wellness and Prevention Services
International Town and Gown Association
April 2022