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Applying for Grants

Research grantee David Yeager is studying whether an exercise that instills in students the idea that intelligence can be developed over time can reduce disparities in math achievement. While numerous studies have focused on such “growth mindset” interventions, which encourage students to think in ways that support learning, Yeager’s project contributes to the literature by […]

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Webinar: The Institutional Challenge Grant—Lessons From Year 1 and What You Should Know for Year 2

On Wednesday, June 20, 12:00-1:00 PM EST, senior program officer Kim DuMont will revisit the goals of the Institutional Challenge Grant, share lessons drawn from the first cycle, and review important changes for the second year of the competition. You will also hear from co-PIs of the first Grant, Rachel Dunifon, interim dean of Cornell […]

Applying for Grants

Improving achievement for English learners by strengthening educational policy and practice would contribute meaningfully to reducing inequality in the outcomes of young people in the United States. In this webinar, Foundation president Adam Gamoran outlines lessons from the literature on academic tracking, which may yield new directions for research toward this end. Karen Thompson, of […]

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View the 2018 Scholars Program Application Guidelines

This application guide details our focus areas, as well as the eligibility requirements, application procedures, submission instructions, and selection criteria for the William T. Grant Scholars Program.

Apply Now for a Youth Service 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 is now open and updated application guidelines are now available. All applications must be received by March […]

View the 2018 Research Grants Application Guide

This application guide details our research focus areas, as well as the eligibility requirements, application procedures, submission instructions, and selection criteria for research grants.

Applying for Grants

We are pleased to announce the Institutional Challenge Grant Selection Committee, a distinguished group of individuals who are deeply committed to advancing the work of research-practice partnerships, creating institutional change, and reducing inequality in youth outcomes. Launched in 2017, the Institutional Challenge Grant program encourages research institutions to build sustained research-practice partnerships with public agencies […]

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Youth Services Improvement Grants

As we approach the final application deadline of 2017, we share insights from recent grantees on how they identified a salient issue in their existing programs, developed a rationale for an improvement plan that would address the issue, and tracked the results of the improvement over time.

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Apply Now for a Youth Service 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 on July 10, 2017, and all applications must be received by September 7, 2017 at 3:00 […]

Institutional Challenge Grant

The Institutional Challenge Grant encourages research institutions to build sustained research-practice partnerships with public agencies or nonprofit organizations in order to reduce inequality in youth outcomes. To do so, research institutions will need to build the capacity of researchers to produce relevant work and the capacity of agency and nonprofit partners to use research. Equally […]

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