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William T. Grant Research Grants

This grants program supports theory-building and empirical research projects on reducing inequality or improving the use of research evidence. Primary research questions must focus on children or youth within the 5 to 25 age range and should focus on academic, behavioral, social, and economic youth outcomes.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

W.K. Kellogg Grants Program

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) places the optimal development of children at the center and calls for healing the profound racial gaps and inequities that exist in our communities. They believe in supporting and building upon the mindsets, methods and modes of change that hold promise to advance children’s best interests generally, and those of vulnerable children in particular.

Tinker Foundation Institutional Grant

The Foundation’s Institutional Grants program has as its goal the creation of effective policy changes to improve the lives of Latin Americans. Projects should have a strong public policy component, offer innovative solutions to problems facing these regions, and incorporate new mechanisms for addressing these programmatic areas. Activities may include, but are not restricted to, research projects, workshops and conferences related to the Foundation's areas of interest.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Small Research Grants

The Small Research Grants Program supports education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived, with budgets up to $50,000 for projects ranging from one to five years. We accept applications three times per year.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Education Research Grants Program

Through this program, the Institute seeks to improve the quality of education for all students - prekindergarten through postsecondary and adult education - by advancing the understanding of and practices for teaching, learning, and organizing education systems. By identifying what works, what doesn't, and why, the goal of this research grant program is to improve educational outcomes for all students, particularly those at risk of failure.

Deadline: 

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Statistical and Research Methodology in Education

Through the grant program on Statistical and Research Methodology in Education (Methods), the Institute supports research to advance education research methods and statistical analyses. The long-term outcome of this research program will be a wide range of methodological and statistical products that will better enable education scientists to conduct rigorous education research.

Deadline: 

Thursday, August 12, 2021

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Health Policy Research Scholars Program

The goal of Health Policy Research Scholars is to create a large cadre of diverse doctoral students from a wide variety of research-focused disciplines—students whose research, connections, and leadership will inform and influence policy toward a Culture of Health. Specifically, we aim to recruit doctoral students from a variety of field/disciplines (e.g., urban planning, political science, economics, ethnography, education, social work, sociology) who are training to be researchers.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Culture of Health Leaders Program

The Culture of Health Leaders program provides cross-sector leadership development based on evidence, informed by experience, and grounded in principles of equity and social justice. These principles inform all aspects of the program design, tools, recruitment, implementation, evaluation, and dissemination—and more importantly, they guide how the program will be in relationship with participants.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Urgent Proposals on Liberia or Sierra Leone

The IGC is currently running a special call for proposals for economic research on urgent or time-sensitive policy issues in Liberia and Sierra Leone, as it is recognised that a faster project commissioning process would be beneficial for time-sensitive projects in these countries during this crucial post-Ebola recovery period. The IGC is also welcoming requests from policymakers and development partners in Liberia and Sierra Leone for the commissioning of research on urgent or time-sensitive policy issues.

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