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Arnold Ventures’ Evidence-Based Policy team funds randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of programs across the spectrum of U.S. social policy. This page provides links to summaries of grants that have been funded by our Evidence-Based Policy team. Each summary includes a description of the program to be evaluated; the grant recipient, term, and funding; and a link to the study’s pre-specified analysis plan. We update this page as new grants are funded.

Criminal Justice & Violence Prevention

Randomized controlled trial of Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) for high utilizers of hospitals and jails in Dallas County

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Early Childhood

Employment & Training

K-12 Education

Post-Secondary Education

Regulatory Policy (Health, Safety, Environmental)

Health Care Delivery

Substance Abuse Prevention / Treatment

Civic Involvement

Unplanned Pregnancy Prevention


Arnold Ventures funds projects to understand problems and identify policy solutions.

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