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.


Apply Now for a Youth Services Improvement Grant

Our 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 is now open/ All applications must be received by March 10, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. EST.

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Featured Work

Child Welfare Journal, Special Two-Volume Issue: Improving the Use and Usefulness of Research Evidence

Jointly edited by the Child Welfare League of America and the William T. Grant Foundation, this special issue of the Child Welfare Journal outlines the real-life challenges and negotiations of integrating research with existing policies and practices.

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Applying for Research Grants

Reducing Inequality for English Learners: Research Questions for the Field

We have made it a priority to support research on reducing inequality among young people in the United States. A key area for progress is in the policies, programs and practices to reduce unequal opportunities and outcomes for English learners (ELs).

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