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Applying for Grants

Systematically considering programs, practices, and policies that may move the needle in some of these important areas is the next frontier of research if we want to address inequality for this fast growing group of students.

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Applying for Grants

We want to know what it takes to get research evidence used and what happens when it is used.

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Apply For Youth Services Improvement Grants: Deadline for Applications is September 8, 2016

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.

New Resources for Researchers: Read the “William T. Grant Digest” Issue 1

The introductory issue of the William T. Grant Foundation Digest features essays and commentary on the value of qualitative and mixed-methods research in reducing inequality and the potential for researcher access to big data to yield useful research evidence.

Reducing Inequality

We are collaborating with our friends at the Russell Sage Foundation to sponsor a research grants competition on educational inequality that will support a racially and ethnically diverse cadre of early-career scholars.

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2016 Application Guidelines for the William T. Grant Scholars Program Available Now

Updated for 2016, our new application guide describes the Foundation’s current research focus areas and outlines eligibility and selection criteria for the William T. Grant Scholars Program.

Youth Services Improvement Grants

Updated for 2016, the application guidelines for the Youth Services Improvement Grants program outlines eligibility and selection criteria, as well as detailed instructions on preparing and submitting an effective application.

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Applying for Grants

We are shifting our focus from understanding how and under what conditions research is used to understanding how to create those conditions in order to improve the use of research evidence.

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New Report: The Role of Exclusion, Social Capital, and Generic Social Processes in Upward Mobility

Despite top-down measures and informal trends that would seem to encourage integration by providing opportunities for social interactions across socioeconomic and racial divisions, social exclusion persists in the United States, particularly among the poor and disadvantaged.

Applying for Grants

Updated for 2016, our new application guides describe the Foundation’s current research focus areas and outline our funding priorities for research grants.

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