The Research Fund will offer grants to those individuals, groups, companies, or institutions who intend to use the results of their research for the betterment of the service areas of the Foundation. Such studies may be related to infrastructure, environment, business development, environmental issues, health care issues of the population, education and educational projects, and/or demographic data where results will be used for some form of community improvement. Grant requests submitted must demonstrate that the results of the research will be used most significantly for community improvement, rather than mostly to benefit an individual, group, business, or specific charity.