Search Institute bridges research and practice to help young people be and become their best selves.
“Search Institute is a national treasure. It provides the new ideas and the research America needs to grow healthy and successful youth.”
– Colin Powell, Former U.S. Secretary of State and Founding Chairman of America’s Promise
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Our Latest Research
“It Was a Support NetworkSystem that Made Me Believe in Myself”: Understanding Youth and Young Adults’ Experiences of Social Capital in Six Innovative Programs
INSIGHTS & EVIDENCE: The Intersection of Developmental Relationships, Equitable Environments, and SEL
Our Funders Strengthen the Impact of our Work.
Altria Group • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation • Blandin Foundation • Capital One • Einhorn Family Charitable Trust • Esther Ting Foundation • Ford Family Foundation • F.R. Bigelow Foundation • Otto Bremer Trust • Minneapolis Foundation • Minnesota Comeback • National Science Foundation • Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation • Saint Paul Foundation • Sauer Family Foundation • Sourcewell • Spencer Foundation • U.S. Department of Education Institute for Education Sciences