Spencer Foundation

Spencer Foundation announces Research-Practice Partnership (RPP) Grants
Deadline 08-Jan-2020
Spencer Foundation is seeking applications for its Research-Practice
Partnership (RPP) Grants Program to support education research projects
that engage in collaborative and participatory partnerships.
This grant program is specifically intended to build the capacity of
partnerships to make educational change. Effective governance is a key
aspect of successful partnerships, and as such all proposals should specify
their governance structures and how the work is jointly developed across
all partners.

Activities that May be Funded
 Research Activities:Each proposal should describe new research
that would be launched or existing research activities that would be
expanded with the grant.
 Research Infrastructure:Funds may be used for building and
sustaining infrastructure needs for the research activities of the
 Outreach, Communications, and Relationship Building: Activities
that strengthen the working relationship between partners and other
stakeholders are also a possible component of the projects.
 Capacity Development: Many research-practice partnerships seek
to assist the practice partner in developing capacity to use research
evidence and data in their daily decision-making.