The William T. Grant Foundation invests in high-quality research focused on reducing inequality and improving the use of research evidence in decisions that affect young people in the United States.

Upcoming Funding Opportunities

Research Grants

The online application is now closed. The next deadline for letters of inquiry is May 2, 2018, 3:00 PM EST.

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Youth Service Improvement Grants

The next deadline for applications is March 8, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. EST.

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Institutional Challenge Grant

The online application is now closed. Check back in November for 2018 deadlines.

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Featured Updates

Institutional Challenge Grant

Announcing the 2018 Institutional Challenge Grant Finalists

Launched in March of 2017, the Institutional Challenge Grant encourages research institutions to build long-term research-practice partnerships with public agencies or nonprofit organizations in order to reduce inequality in youth outcomes. This year’s program was very competitive, with three finalists selected from a pool of 41 applications after a rigorous review by Foundation staff and a selection committee.

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Featured Grantee

Can a Coordinated Knowledge System Improve the Use of Research Evidence in School-Based Mental Health Settings?

Bruce Chorpita and Kimberly Becker are investigating not only whether a coordinated knowledge system produces greater use of evidence, but also why such a system works, and for whom it works best.

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Featured Grantee

The Color of Emotion: Teachers’ Racialized Interpretations of Children’s Emotion and Student Outcomes

Grantee Amy Halberstadt is examining the extent to which practices that reduce racial bias among teachers can respond to gaps in academic and disciplinary outcomes between Black and White students.

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