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Grants to MDRC

Amount Purpose Term Source
$549,808 To provide funding to extend the long-term follow-up of the Ohio ASAP randomized controlled trial. 2020 - 2028 LJAF
$439,964 To provide funding to identify and assess the policy barriers and opportunities regarding the use of evidence-based higher education practices. 2019 - 2022 LJAF
$3,894,033 To launch Phase I of the Scaling Up Community College Efforts for Student Success (SUCCESS) project to pilot and evaluate lower-cost student success interventions to improve such outcomes as completion and time-to-degree. 2018 - 2022 LJAF
$5,000 To provide support for the production and publication of a landscape assessment on the research base in developmental education in math, reading, and writing. 2019 DAF
$56,867 To assess the predictive validity of the Public Safety Assessment. 2017 - 2019 LJAF
$120,716 To support planning efforts to conduct a randomized-controlled trial evaluation of the LifeSkills Training substance abuse prevention program. 2019 - 2020 LJAF
$197,732 To support a feasibility study of Growth Sector's STEM Core program. 2019 - 2021 LJAF
$250,000 To conduct research on Social Security Disability Insurance. 2015 - 2016 LJAF
$253,696 To enable new cross-study analyses in order to inform the design and implementation of higher education policies and programs, by creating individual participant-level and study-level databases including data from past randomized controlled trials. 2018 - 2021 LJAF
$275,000 To support an ongoing randomized controlled trial of the Accelerated Study in Associate Programs model and its implementation at three community colleges in Ohio. 2016 - 2020 LJAF
$294,209 To research policy questions about early childhood education and conduct an assessment of existing and proposed programs at the state and local level. 2014 - 2015 LJAF
$533,688 To fund a replication randomized controlled trial of the City University of New York?s Accelerated Study in Associate Programs at Westchester Community College. 2016 - 2024 LJAF
$650,637 To evaluate the Housing First with Shared Medical Appointment model in three jurisdictions. 2018 - 2020 LJAF
$888,812 To evaluate the Public Safety Assessment. 2017 - 2019 LJAF
$1,500,000 To support the Improving Contraceptive Options Now research project. 2015 - 2017 LJAF
$1,777,511 To evaluate the LifeSkills Training substance abuse prevention program in Minnesota. 2020 - 2028 LJAF
$1,804,132 To support the Expanding Children?s Early Learning Project. 2015 - 2017 LJAF
$2,499,968 To evaluate the impact of Child First, a home visiting program for low-income families with young children at high risk of emotional, behavioral, or developmental problems and/or maltreatment. 2018 - 2025 LJAF
$2,804,426 To evaluate the least burdensome release conditions and supervision practices that improve court appearance. 2020 - 2023 LJAF
$2,943,916 To support a randomized controlled trial of Career Academies in California high schools. 2017 - 2032 LJAF
$15,000,000 To advance evidence-based policies that offer concrete, measurable, and lasting improvements to society. 2013 - 2022 LJAF
$16,844,683 To study the impacts of preschool, summer curricula, and enhanced teacher training on early childhood learning. 2016 - 2024 LJAF


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