Rapid Impacts Grant Program

Rapid Impacts Grant Program

Rapid Impact Grants Program

With generous support from the Spencer Foundation, the Steans Family Foundation, the Chicago Public Education Fund, the Crown Family, and an anonymous donor, Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy (SESP) and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) are proud to announce the Northwestern-CPS Rapid Impact Grants Program.

The program’s goal is to fund small grants for research projects that are of high scholarly quality; that are completed along an accelerated timetable; that are immediately actionable; and that align with CPS programmatic priorities. While the program is administered and supported by SESP, all Northwestern faculty and postdoctoral researchers are invited to participate in the program.


Request for Proposals and CPS Research Agenda

Download The Rapid Impact Grants Request For Proposals

Download The CPS Research Agenda


Contact Us

Office of Community Education Partnerships

School of Education and Social Policy

2120 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Northwestern University

Email: ocep@northwestern.edu