The William T. Grant Foundation invests in high-quality research focused on reducing inequality in youth outcomes and improving the use of research evidence in decisions that affect young people in the United States.
Upcoming Funding Opportunities
The online application is now open. The next deadline for Letters of Inquiry is May 1, 2019, at 3:00 PM EST.
Institutional Challenge Grant
The online application is now closed. The next deadline for applications is TBD.
William T. Grant Scholars Program
The online application is now closed. The next deadline for applications is July 2, 2019, at 3:00 PM EST.
Insight and Analysis
Ideas matter because policy decision making is not an isolated event: it happens over a long period of time.
Alicia Modestino has been engaged in a multi-year evaluation with the Boston Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development to assess the impact of the city’s summer jobs program on criminal justice, academic, and employment outcomes.
The redesigned Youth Service Improvement Grants program capitalizes on insights gleaned from a recent stock-taking by aligning its priorities more closely with the Foundation’s broader focus on reducing inequality in youth outcomes.
Just released, the 2019 Scholars Program Application Guide details our research focus areas, as well as the eligibility requirements, application procedures, submission instructions, and selection criteria for Scholars awards. The online application will open on April 30, 2019, and applications are due by July 2, 2019 at 3:00 PM EST.