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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Research Grants

The next deadline for letters of inquiry is January 10, 2018, 3:00 PM EST.

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Youth Service Improvement Grants

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

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Institutional Challenge Grant

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Featured Updates

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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New Resource

Assessing Research-Practice Partnerships: Five Dimensions of Effectiveness

Drawn from the experiences of existing research-practice partnerships, this new grantee paper outlines the common goals that cut across diverse types of RPPs and provides guidance on where to look for evidence that these goals are being met. The resource comprises a unified framework for assessing partnerships, and includes a section on using and customizing the tool.

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