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Recipient Purpose Term Amount
College Forward To fund a low-cost randomized controlled trial on the grantee's college access and completion programs. 2015 - 2024 $98,337
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, Inc. To develop and promote an index that measures and ranks public schools in the United States by effectiveness. 2014 - 2015 $473,648
North Carolina State University To fund a randomized controlled trial of Healthy Minds, a growth mindset intervention for high school students designed to reduce rates of clinical depression. 2018 - 2022 $499,314
Social Finance, Inc. To advance Pay for Success Financing. 2014 - 2015 $148,598
The University of Chicago To study an analytical tool that predicts which hazardous waste sites are most likely to violate environmental regulations. 2016 - 2019 $263,435
University of Notre Dame Du Lac To fund a low-cost randomized controlled trial of Stay the Course, a program designed to increase community college graduation rates for low-income students. 2017 - 2019 $129,529
Bard College To fund a low-cost randomized controlled trial of a music education intervention for economically disadvantaged elementary school students. 2017 - 2024 $224,720
Educational Results Partnership To fund a randomized controlled trial to evaluate a placement method that uses students' high school achievement to assess college readiness. 2016 - 2020 $147,009
MDRC To support the Expanding Children's Early Learning Project. 2015 - 2017 $1,804,132
President and Fellows of Harvard College To support the Harvard Kennedy School's Center for Public Leadership. 2014 $240,000
The Pennsylvania State University To study how evidence-based programs for preventing youth substance abuse impact Medicaid costs and the utilization of health services. 2016 - 2019 $50,000
The University of Chicago 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 crime. 2018 - 2023 $987,634
Urban Institute To establish the Federal Evidence Forum. 2017 - 2019 $404,708
Brown University To conduct a randomized controlled trial of a low-intensity home visiting program for pregnant women and families with young children. 2015 - 2018 $43,526
Institute for Child Success, Inc. To educate stakeholders about the importance of rigorously evaluating Pay for Success projects. 2016 $66,644
Michigan State University To support studies that evaluate the impact of state and local policy reforms on teachers' unions. 2017 - 2018 $98,806
Results for America To serve as a nonpartisan, educational resource on the use of data and evidence in policymaking. 2017 - 2018 $500,000
The Regents of the University of California, San Diego To fund a randomized controlled trial of performance incentives for community college instructors and their students. 2016 - 2022 $312,147
Trustees of Boston University To establish the K-12 Educational Research Fund in order to advance K-12 education-related research. 2016 $30,000
William Marsh Rice University To support the Houston Education Research Consortium. 2015 - 2017 $884,314
Colorado Seminary To fun a randomized controlled trial of an intervention that deploys rapid responders to provide runaway youth and their caregivers with social services. 2018 - 2023 $387,093
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, Inc. To help enhance SchoolGrades.org. 2016 - 2019 $200,000
Northwestern University To identify school practices and policies that are promising candidates for rigorous evaluation. 2016 - 2019 $458,815
Social Finance, Inc. To advance Pay for Success Financing. 2014 - 2017 $4,000,000
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