For The Distinguished Careers Institute
Type of SupportGeneral Support/Program
The Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute (DCI), created in 2015, examines whether midlife education can be transformative for individuals, institutions, and communities. Initial support from the Hewlett Foundation enabled the DCI to spearhead its efforts to disseminate experiences and principles for midlife transition to a receptive audience. This grant supports Phase 2, allowing the DCI to continue and expand its outreach from Stanford and take steps toward establishing an umbrella organization composed of academic colleagues from educational institutions and associations around the world.
About the Grantee
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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.
for the Center on Longevity's early childhood development project
Stanford Center on Longevity’s mission is to accelerate and implement scientific discoveries, technological advances, behavioral practices, and social norms so that century-long lives are healthy and rewarding. This grant supports a two-year project focused on the learning and development of children, and the power of intergenerational connections to support the parents and professionals who care for them. The project will explore more deeply the potential of persons 55 and older to provide new resources for young children from birth to three years old, their families, caretakers, and teachers.