The William T. Grant Foundation invests in high-quality research to ensure that young people from diverse backgrounds reach their fullest potential.

Grants and Grantees

New Research Grants and Distinguished Fellowship

Five new research grants and one new Distinguished Fellowship will build stronger theory and empirical evidence in our focus areas of reducing inequality and the use of research evidence.

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Evidence at the Crossroads, Pt. 10

The Need For Cost-Effectiveness Evidence in Education

While efforts to produce and use evidence of What Works have garnered increased attention, issues of cost and cost effectiveness have been notably absent from the conversation.

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Research Interests

The Next Phase in our Research Focus: Improving the Use of Research Evidence

For the past six years, the Foundation has supported research to increase understanding of how research evidence is acquired, understood, and used, as well as the circumstances that shape its use in decision making. As we embark on the next phase of this initiative, we want to support studies of how to improve the use of research evidence in ways that benefit youth. To that end, we are shifting our focus from understanding how and under what conditions research is used to understanding how to create those conditions.

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