The Spencer Foundation is accepting applications for the Conference Grant Program to provide support to scholars to organize small research conferences, focused symposia, or other forms of convening are around important issues in education.
This program is intended to bring together researchers, practitioners, policymakers and other important collaborators whose expertise, substantive knowledge and practice, theoretical insight, or methodological expertise can be engaged in ways that help to build upon and advance education research.
They encourage applicants to think expansively about how convening’s can expand the substantive work and impact of educational research on advancing racial equity.
They invite proposals that aim to grow the current scope of research on racial equity, develop new knowledge through interdisciplinary scholarly engagement, or as a way to collaborate to increase the impact of educational research. Importantly, they welcome proposals that advance conceptualizations of strength- and resiliency-based perspectives.