Washington University’s Social Policy Institute and McDonnell International Scholars Academy announced their first round of seed grants to fund international policy-focused research proposals.
The Mastercard Impact Fund recently awarded the Social Policy Institute (SPI) at Washington University in St. Louis a three-year, $1.5 million grant. Mastercard’s founding partnership of the SPI will further strengthen the institute’s ability to use research and data science to impact social policy and to promote inclusive growth in the St. Louis community and beyond.
The newly formed Social Policy Institute at Washington University in St. Louis will bring together the best research evidence from across disciplines to solve real-world challenges. The institute launches Sept. 24.