O.J. Noer Turfgrass Research Foundation

The O. J. Noer Research Foundation is a not-for-profit, tax deductible foundation established in 1958 by O. J. Noer's colleagues and friends and dedicated to financial support of scientific research in turfgrass.

Current Projects

Grant Applications

The O.J. Noer Foundation establishes well-known scientific turfgrass research programs at a variety of highly regarded institutions around the country.

If you are a graduate student with an advanced interest in turfgrass research, please take a minute to apply for a grant.

Research grant application form


The O.J. Noer Foundation has supported turfgrass research with over $1.5 million and is widely known as one of the most well-respected and trusted non-profit organizations in the turfgrass industry. None of it would be possible without your generous donations.

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