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National Opinion Research Center (NORC)

Chicago, Illinois
www.norc.org

National Opinion Research Center (NORC) was awarded $6,434,200 between 1988 and 2017, including 17 grants in International Peace & Security, Housing, What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance, Policy Research, and Chicago Commitment.

$500,000

2017 • 2 years, 9 months • What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

Founded in 1941 as a nonprofit social science research and public policy organization, National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago conducts rigorous research and analysis in the public interest. NORC has developed a research project with Get IN Chicago (GIC)—a partnership among Chicago-based corporations and private foundations that has pledged $50 million to anti-violence efforts—to evaluate six mentoring programs funded by GIC that have a primary goal of preventing young people from engaging in violence. The six mentoring programs are replicating the Quantum Opportunities Program, an evidenced-based youth mentoring program, and focusing the effort on reaching youths at high risk for violence involvement. Grant funding supports the first year of a two-year, randomized-controlled trial to determine program effectiveness in reducing high-risk behaviors and improving school engagement and performance.

$403,000

2017 • 2 years, 1 month • Chicago Commitment

Founded in 1941 as a nonprofit social science research and public policy organization, the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago conducts rigorous research and analysis in the public interest. NORC has developed a research project with Get IN Chicago (GIC)—a partnership among Chicago-based corporations and private foundations that has pledged $50 million to anti-violence efforts—to evaluate six mentoring programs funded by GIC that show promise as means to prevent young people from engaging in violence. The six mentoring programs replicate the Quantum Opportunities Program, an evidenced-based youth mentoring program, and focus effort on reaching youths at high risk for violence involvement. This renewal award supports a continuation of evaluation research using a randomized-controlled trial to determine program effectiveness in reducing high-risk behaviors and improving school engagement and performance.

$407,000

2015 • 3 years, 6 months • What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

ORC at the University of Chicago (NORC) was founded in 1941 as a nonprofit social science research and public policy organization dedicated to conducting high-quality research in the public interest. Based in Chicago with offices in multiple cities across the country, NORC's experts span a wide range of topics including public health, psychology, economics, education, and statistics. NORC has developed a research project with Get IN Chicago (GIC)-a partnership among Chicago-based corporations and private foundations that have pledged $50 million to anti-violence efforts-to evaluate seven mentoring programs funded by GIC that have a primary goal of preventing young people from engaging in violence. The grant will support a two-year, quasi-experimental evaluation of the programs, which use a variety of approaches, to identify promising mentoring interventions targeting at-risk youths.

$150,000

2009 • 3 years, 1 month • Chicago Commitment

In support of the Cultural Infrastructure Project to study the impact of capital campaigns on arts organizations undertaking building projects.

$250,000

2009 • 1 year • Policy Research

In support of the Crime Lab.

$1,112,000

2008 • 1 year • Housing

In support of a longitudinal study of public housing residents and their experiences of relocation, services, and effects.

$225,000

2008 • 3 months • Housing

In support of a study of relocating leaseholders of the Chicago Housing Authority.

$252,000

2007 • 2 years • Policy Research

In support of research on the regional effects of globalization on job quality and volatility and worker inequality and insecurity (over two years).

$150,000

2006 • 1 year • Housing

In support of a research design for a panel survey of current and former residents of public housing in Chicago.

$400,000

2005 • 1 year • Housing

In support of a longitudinal study of public housing residents and their experiences of relocation, services, and resettlement.

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