Funders of URE Work

Listed here are a compilation of funding organizations that have been known to support research in the use of research evidence and related fields. 

Evidence for Action

A national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, dedicated to building a culture of health using investigator-initiated research.

Institute of Education Sciences

A primary source of rigorous, independent education research, evaluation and statistics in the United States.

National Science Foundation

An independent federal agency that supports science and engineering in all 50 states and territories.

National Institutes of Health: Dissemination and Implementation Research

The NIH supports D&I research on how evidence-based practices, interventions, and policies are effectively translated to and used in real-world settings.

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)

UKRI, a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT), is currently offering an open grant to eligible researchers and teams.

Wallace Foundation

A philanthropy that works nationally to strengthen policies and practices, particularly in the learning and enrichment of young people and in the arts for all.

Wellcome Trust

A global charitable foundation that works to improve health by funding research, leading policy and advocacy campaigns, and building global partnerships.

William T. Grant Foundation

The Foundation funds research that increases understanding of programs, policies and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes, and how policymakers and practitioners acquire, interpret, and use research evidence.

Sax Institute

An independent, non-profit organization that works to improve health and wellbeing by driving the use of research in policies, programs and services.

Spencer Foundation

A national foundation focused exclusively on supporting education research.