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Institutional change is an ambitious goal, but we believe this is what is needed to build sustained partnerships that produce and use relevant research in impactful ways.

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Featured Work

This two-part special issue focuses on strategies to improve the use of research in child welfare.

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Scholars Program

The William T. Grant Foundation Announces 11 New Scholars Finalists

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Applying for Grants

In this post, we share some observations about the work that has been proposed thus far, as well as tips for potential applicants as they prepare their letters of inquiry.

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Applying for Grants

At the William T. Grant Foundation, 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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Applying for Grants

In this video, Senior Program Officer Kim Dumont outlines the three lines of inquiry the Foundation has prioritized, as well as what our program staff and reviewers look for in letters of inquiry and full proposals in our improving the use of research evidence focus area.

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Youth Services Improvement Grants

Seven New York City community-based organizations have been awarded $25,000 grants to improve the quality of their youth programs. Our Youth Services Improvement Grants program supports organizations that have demonstrated success but have also identified an area that if improved would enhance the quality of services. In addition to funding, grantees receive capacity-building consulting from […]

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Applying for Grants

The William T. Grant Foundation funds systematic studies to identify, create, and test strategies to ensure that research evidence reaches the hands of decision makers, answers their most pressing questions, and is used in ways that benefit youth. Potential applicants looking to prepare a strong letter of inquiry on improving the use of research evidence […]

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Featured Grantee

By bringing racial justice to the work I’m already doing, I can make it matter.

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Grant Announcements

The William T. Grant Foundation is pleased to announce five research grants awarded in October, 2016, which will increase our understanding of programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes, and one grant that will improve the use of research evidence in ways that benefit youth. All of the inequality grantees will conduct […]

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