Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

MDRC

New York
$255,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2016

MDRC combines research, experience and know-how to improve the lives of low-income individuals and influence public policy and practice. This two-year grant enables MDRC to conduct a comprehensive investigation into the types of relationships, programs and resources that may have helped five cities – Portland, Ore.; Orlando, Fla.; Omaha, Neb.; Columbia, S.C.; and Richmond, Va. ­– increase their postsecondary completion rates in the Talent Dividend prize competition.