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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 […]
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 […]
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.
We want to know what it takes to get research evidence used and what happens when it is used.
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.
Despite widespread efforts by intermediaries to shape education by conveying research to policymakers, a recent study finds that very few of these policymakers report using research when making decisions. As other studies have found instances where research can shape policy and practice in a variety ways, what explains this contradiction? And what does it mean for efforts to improve the use of research evidence?
Five new research grants will build stronger theory and empirical evidence in our focus areas of reducing inequality and the use of research evidence.
In this video, Program Officer Vivian Louie leads a discussion and Q&A on strategies for applicants to develop strong letters of inquiry for research grants in our reducing inequality focus area. The goal of this webinar is for potential applicants to gain a better understanding of our interests and develop strong letters of inquiry, specifically […]
Grantees include both established and early-career researchers, and the research teams include scholars from a variety of disciplines, including human development, social service administration, sociology, psychology, communication arts, and economics.
In this video, Program Officer Vivian Louie leads a discussion and Q&A on strategies for applicants to develop strong letters of inquiry for research grants in our reducing inequality focus area.
One strategy that may bolster physicians’ use of research-informed guidelines is a greater emphasis on storytelling and narrative.
Nine researchers have been named as the newest recipients of William T. Grant Foundation awards. The grants announced this cycle include the first research projects funded under the Foundation’s focus on understanding the programs, policies, and practices that can reduce inequality among young people in the U.S. Through this new focus area, launched in 2014, […]
New Report: Disparities in Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Mental Health Services in the U.S.
Without a willingness to explore a full range of possible contributions to continued inequality, our analyses are incomplete, and our interventions may miss the mark.