Supporting Research
to Improve the Lives of Young People

The William T. Grant Foundation invests in high-quality research to ensure that young people from diverse backgrounds reach their fullest potential.

Tips for Research Use

Five Tips for Getting Your Research Used

By Vivian Tseng 

Vivian Tseng, William T. Grant Foundation's Vice President of Program, shares with researchers practical advice on how to bridge research and policy.

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Reducing Inequality Letter of Inquiry

Changing the Conversation About Inequality—The First Step: Writing the Letter of Inquiry

By Vivian Louie 

Program Officer Vivian Louie provides tips and step-by-step recommendations for developing a successful letter of inquiry for applicants of research grants under our reducing inequality initiative.

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William T. Grant Foundation Awards Seven New Grants

A diverse cohort of grants were awarded in October in a range of disciplines and fields, including education, public policy, and human development. Of the five research awards, two examine how research evidence is used in policy and practice, while three will look at how everyday social settings affect youth development.



Research-Practice Partnerships Microsite

We've launched a new microsite to serve as a “one stop shop” for building and maintaining successful collaborations between researchers and practitioners in education. The resource-rich site is a collaboration with the Forum for Youth Investment, and is a culmination of the Foundation’s learning community of research–practice partnerships, which was convened twice annually from 2012-2014.