Funding Opportunities

Applying for a Use of Research Evidence Grant

Please follow the instructions outlined here when preparing a letter of inquiry or invited full proposal. All proposals must fit our Current Research Interests and be submitted via our online application system.

Before beginning your letter of inquiry or invited full proposal, please review the following documents. The next deadline for letters of inquiry is May 6, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. EST. This application cycle will open on March 1, 2014.

  1. 2014 Use of Research Evidence Guidelines
  2. Research Grants Application Guide
  3. Archived footage from March 2014 Research Grants Webinar

You may also review our Frequently Asked Questions for Research Applicants.

  1. Use the Login link at the top of any page to go to our online application system.
  2. Invited full proposals require the Budget and Budget Justification Form.

Webinars for Applicants

The William T. Grant Foundation held three webinars to discuss the its research interests and implications for applicants. Archived footage is accessible below.

For Research Grants Applicants:

Access archived video here.
Session was held on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. 

For William T. Grant Scholars Applicants:
Access archived video here.
Session was held on Thursday, March 6, 2014.


The Foundation provides access to Optimal Design software to help you design group-randomized studies.

Grants by Area

The documents below provide a curated and detailed presentation of our current and recently completed grants.