2014 • 2 years • Policy Research
Building upon previous Foundation funding to the National Academy of Sciences, this grant supports the convening of an expert committee to conduct a consensus study on how to improve the use of economic analysis of costs, benefits and potential for return on investment to inform policy and funding decisions on investments in children, youth and families. As a result, a multidisciplinary group of researchers, practitioners, and policymakers will make recommendations to improve the quality, utility, and use of research, evaluation and economic evidence about investments in children, youth and families.
2013 • 11 months • Juvenile Justice
The National Research Council, the operating arm of the National Academy of Sciences, conducts workshops, develops studies, evaluates programs, and provides research fellowships to inform policy and practice in education, science, technology, criminal justice, and other areas of social policy. This grant supports the Council to convene a study committee under the auspices of the Committee on Law and Justice to develop a report and recommendations that will equip the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention with a blueprint for implementing juvenile justice system reform using a developmental
2011 • 1 year • Digital Media & Learning
In support of a workshop on Key Education Indicators.
2010 • 2 years
To examine and strengthen the health and competitiveness of U.S. research universities (over two years).
2007 • 2 years • International Peace & Security
To bring scientific and technical expertise to policymakers at the U.S. Department of State through the Jefferson Science Fellows Program (over two years).
2003 • 3 years • International Peace & Security
In support of a pilot initiative to establish the Jefferson Senior Science Fellows Program at the U.S. Department of State (over three years).
2002 • 1 year, 6 months
To promote open access to scientific and technical data and information
2002 • 1 year
To support a symposium on the role of the public domain in scientific and technical information.
1996 • 2 years
To support research on land-use change in India and China (over two years).
1995 • 1 year • Population & Reproductive Health
To support inter-disciplinary research on population and land use in India, China, and the United States.