Founded in 1985, Research Associates Inc. is one of the premier grants development firms in the Southeast. It serves approximately 125 schools and nonprofits, nearly 60 school districts and over 150 program sites in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Located in Columbia, S.C., the company offers a wide range of services, such as grant proposal and program development, post-award support, grant-related training grant products and many more. It offers products that include course curricula, grant writing software s and DVDs, grants on CD and grant writing resources. Research Associates Inc. has developed over 220 federal, states, corporate and foundation proposals.