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Grants to University of Chicago

Amount Purpose Term Source
$1,749,901 To support grantee's Harris School of Public Policy Center's efforts to enhance transparency and accountability in government finance. 2016 - 2020 LJAF
$92,000 To support research into college recruitment efforts around debt cancellation and how participation in income-driven enrollment affects borrowers' financial outcomes. 2021 - 2022 LJAF
$300,221 To study an analytical tool that predicts which hazardous waste sites are most likely to violate environmental regulations. 2016 - 2021 LJAF
$2,514,240 To support the program expansion and a randomized controlled trial of a case management program to prevent recurrent homelessness. 2021 - 2027 LJAF
$825,903 To support a randomized controlled trial of Working on Womanhood, a cognitive-behavioral therapy program for female high school students at high risk of mental illness. 2018 - 2022 LJAF
$1,145,421 To support Transform 911. 2020 - 2022 LJAF
$2,654,945 To pilot a project aimed at improving outcomes for youth ages 16 to 24 who are out of school and work in Chicago. 2017 - 2023 LJAF
$153,410 To train scholars in the field experiment method and promote field experiment research. 2014 - 2017 LJAF
$50,000 To support a randomized controlled trial of a tutoring program for at-risk readers in early elementary school. 2017 - 2020 LJAF
$50,000 To evaluate a tutoring program for at-risk readers in elementary school. 2016 - 2017 LJAF
$79,530 To partner with The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley to study the impact of minimum wage policies on producer prices. 2016 - 2020 LJAF
$100,000 To identify promising applications of machine learning techniques. 2015 - 2017 LJAF
$100,000 To provide technical assistance to policy labs. 2017 - 2019 LJAF
$125,000 To research the connections between weather and crime. 2014 - 2015 LJAF
$146,842 To fund a randomized controlled trial of a program that provides wrap-around financial, academic, and personal supports for low-income community college students in Chicago, Illinois. 2016 - 2025 LJAF
$155,071 To fund a randomized controlled trial of a job-readiness training program designed to address cognitive and social barriers to employment. 2016 - 2023 LJAF
$196,130 To support a research fellow at the Environmental Protection Agency. 2017 - 2019 LJAF
$199,367 To develop and study a pre-booking police protocol that diverts narcotics-involved offenders in Chicago to treatment. 2016 - 2017 LJAF
$233,162 To fund a low-cost randomized controlled trial designed to help the Fresno, California identify the most effective outdoor water restriction enforcement strategy. 2018 - 2020 LJAF
$236,643 To conduct a pilot randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of the Mental Health Emergency Alternative Response and Treatment intervention in Chicago. 2018 - 2021 LJAF
$281,776 To support a randomized controlled trial of Youth Advocate Programs, a year-long program for at-risk youth in Chicago. 2019 - 2022 LJAF
$292,717 To fund a randomized controlled trial of OneGoal, a program for low-income high school students aimed at preparing students to enroll and succeed in college. 2019 - 2029 LJAF
$380,505 To fund a randomized controlled trial of a math tutoring program for ninth grade students in high poverty high schools. 2018 - 2023 LJAF
$496,668 To help the Cook County Adult Probation Department identify and respond effectively to individuals with serious mental illness. 2019 - 2022 LJAF
$749,918 To study whether cognitive behavioral therapy and high-intensity tutoring can help prevent crime. 2013 - 2014 LJAF
$825,103 To develop and support a network of government chief data officers. 2016 - 2018 LJAF
$858,963 To support a randomized controlled trial of a version of Critical Time Intervention, a case management program designed to connect mentally-ill people with community services. 2018 - 2023 LJAF
$987,634 To fund a randomized controlled trial of the Rapid Employment and Development Initiative program, which provides transitional jobs, cognitive behavioral therapy, and additional services for men at high risk of being perpetrators or victims of violent crim 2018 - 2023 LJAF
$1,000,000 To study whether cognitive behavioral therapy and high-intensity tutoring can help prevent crime. 2014 - 2015 LJAF
$4,499,222 To establish a New York City hub for the University of Chicago Crime Lab. 2014 - 2018 LJAF

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