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March 2009Vol. 10, No. 2RFP on Using Research in Policy and Practice

The William T. Grant Foundation has released a request for proposals (RFP) on Understanding the Acquisition, Interpretation, and Use of Research Evidence in Policy and Practice. The foundation's focus is on policy and practice that affects youth ages 8 to 25, and relevant areas of interest may include child welfare, youth programs, education, justice, health, family support, and employment.

The foundation anticipates supporting a number of research projects, with awards ranging from $100,000 to $600,000, to include the direct and indirect costs for 2 to 3 years of work. Interested applicants should submit letters of inquiry by May 12, 2009. If invited, full proposals are scheduled to be due by October 6, 2009.