For Support Of SPARQ
Type of SupportGeneral Support/Program
SPARQ is a behavioral science "do tank" at Stanford University. SPARQ builds research-driven partnerships with industry leaders and change makers to combat bias, reduce disparities, and drive culture change. SPARQ areas of focus include criminal justice, economic mobility, education, health, and media. SPARQ team members are currently collaborating with a range of partners and organizations, including police departments, social media and media companies, schools and universities, physicians, investment fund managers, and community groups. This grant will provide flexible support to SPARQ.
About the Grantee
366 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA, 94305, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for support of a neuroimaging study of racial bias and professional investors
SPARQ, a research center at Stanford University, seeks to reduce societal disparities and social divides using behavioral science. This grant will support research to examine racial diversity in the financial services industry. It is expected that this information will be used to develop strategies and practices to reduce biases that contribute to racial disparities.
for support of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society
The Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society is an interdisciplinary research center for students, scholars, and practitioners to generate knowledge and share ideas that contribute to social change. The center provides research fellowships for students, funding for faculty research, and an array of courses and gatherings for different audiences. It is also home to the Stanford Social Innovation Review, one of the social sector’s preeminent magazines and online journals. This grant provides general (program) support as part of the Knowledge for Better Philanthropy strategy.