2018 News Releases

Eight local chapters receive outreach grants from GCSAA for communications efforts

by Jun 08, 2018 | Sarah Huerter

Awards total $20,235 for local outreach, including media promotions and economic impact study 

Lawrence, Kan. (June 5, 2018) –The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) has awarded eight Chapter Outreach Grants totaling more than $20,000 to help affiliated chapters engage in outreach activities to key constituents on the local level, primarily golfers and employers. 

“The Chapter Outreach Grant Program helps our affiliated chapters take GCSAA’s national communications efforts and tailor them to for their local audiences,” said Rhett Evans, chief executive officer for GCSAA. “In the last decade, we have had more than half of our chapters take advantage of this opportunity to spread the message of the important work of superintendents and the many benefits golf brings to communities.”

GCSAA affiliated chapters receiving grants in 2018 include:

  • Alabama GCSA

  • Maine GCSA

  • Metropolitan GCSA

  • Michigan GCSA

  • Philadelphia Association of GCS

  • Rocky Mountain GCSA

  • GCSA of South Dakota

  • Southern Illinois GCSA

GCSAA has 99 affiliated chapters across North America.