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Kathi Littwin for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
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Fund for the City of New York (Sarah Shatz, Photographer)

About the Foundation

We fund research and education in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and economics

Founded in 1934 by industrialist Alfred P. Sloan Jr., the Foundation is a not-for-profit grantmaking institution that supports high quality, impartial scientific research; fosters a robust, diverse scientific workforce; strengthens public understanding and engagement with science; and promotes the health of the institutions of scientific endeavor. 

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Our grantmaking is divided thematically across several broad subject areas related to science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and economics.