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.

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Youth Services Improvement Grants

Apply for a Youth Services Improvement Grant

The William T. Grant Foundation’s Youth Service Improvement Grants support nonprofit organizations in the five boroughs of New York City. These awards of $25,000 help improve programs and services for youth ages 5 to 25.

The online application opens July 14, 2016. All applications must be received by September 8, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

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Featured Work

Making Sense of School Improvement: Research Designed for Use in State Education Agencies

As the recently authorized Every Student Succeeds Act gives states and districts a pivotal role in identifying and carrying out evidence-based school improvement strategies, it’s important to consider how state education agencies acquire and use research evidence. In this post, Diane Massell outlines findings that highlight the importance of the form of research in shaping the social sense-making process and creating a body of shared understandings based on research principles.

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Foundation News

Read our 2015 Annual Report

Just released, our 2015 Annual Report highlights notable work from the past year, including profiles of exemplary grantees from each of our programs and details about our ongoing efforts to identify responses to inequality and improve the use of research evidence.

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