Grantee Profile


Grants to RAND

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 2 years)


    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The RAND Corporation, a nonpartisan research organization, will evaluate the implementation of the Chicago Regional Housing Choice Initiative pilot—a partnership among eight metropolitan-region public housing authorities that seeks to use tenant-based vouchers to promote upwardly-mobile household moves. This quasi-experimental evaluation will determine which of four interventions are more likely to lead households to move to an "opportunity neighborhood," and establish a baseline for future research that could examine whether residents who move to opportunity neighborhoods achieve improved outcomes (e.g., higher educational achievement among children, job success, and better health) compared to those who do not make such moves.

  • $125,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Community & Economic Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To research police misconduct complaints in Chicago (over 18 months).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded RAND $625,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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