The Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants program aims to support high-quality research with the potential to improve education. This program is not limited to a specific discipline or education research area. Grants funded in the past have spanned a range of disciplines, including education, psychology, sociology, economics, history, and anthropology. The maximum support provided is $50,000.
Click here to learn about projects previously awarded by the Small Research Grants program. Types of projects not funded by the Spencer Foundation are scholarships, curriculum development, program development/implementation, program/curriculum evaluation, and professional development programs.
More information about the Small Research Grants program eligibility can be read here.
Answers to frequently asked questions are found here.
This program accepts proposals four times per year; the next series of deadlines are May 1, 2017, August 1, 2017, November 1, 2017, and February 1, 2018 at 5:00 Eastern Standard Time.