Character Lab will award a total of up to $1.2 million in grants to support the execution of 2-year, school-based research projects focused on character development interventions during the 2016–2017 and 2017–2018 school years. Each proposal may request up to $300,000.
Proposals must focus on advancing one (or more) of the following character strengths and skills: curiosity, gratitude, grit, optimism, purpose, self-control, social/emotional intelligence, and/or zest. Special attention will be paid to proposals focusing on interventions for kindergarten to fourth-grade classrooms and the following subset of our target skills and strengths:
The deadline to submit a letter of intent is September 1st. Please feel free to send us questions.