Grants Database

The Foundation awards approximately 200 grants per year (excluding the Sloan Research Fellowships), totaling roughly $80 million dollars in annual commitments in support of research and education in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and economics. This database contains grants for currently operating programs going back to 2008. For grants from prior years and for now-completed programs, see the annual reports section of this website.

Grants Database

Grantee
Amount
City
Year
  • grantee: The Aspen Institute
    amount: $50,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2019

    To support the launch of the Aspen Institute’s Science & Society program

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program New Media
    • Investigator Elliot Gerson

    To support the launch of the Aspen Institute’s Science & Society program

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  • grantee: North Fork TV Festival, Inc.
    amount: $125,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2019

    To recruit, curate, and exhibit a high-quality science or technology focused television pilot at the 2019 North Fork TV Festival

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Television
    • Investigator Noah Doyle

    To recruit, curate, and exhibit a high-quality science or technology focused television pilot at the 2019 North Fork TV Festival

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  • grantee: Ensemble Studio Theatre, Inc.
    amount: $150,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2019

    To extend the run of the Sloan-commissioned hit play Behind the Sheet for four weeks at EST

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Theater
    • Investigator William Carden

    To extend the run of the Sloan-commissioned hit play Behind the Sheet for four weeks at EST

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  • grantee: George Washington University
    amount: $115,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2019

    To examine community choice aggregation programs, with a focus on studying the factors that contribute to the adoption of community solar programs

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Ekundayo Shittu

    To examine community choice aggregation programs, with a focus on studying the factors that contribute to the adoption of community solar programs

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  • grantee: Indiana University
    amount: $19,960
    city: Bloomington, IN
    year: 2019

    To support a workshop on improving rigor, reproducibility, and transparency in science

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator David Allison

    To support a workshop on improving rigor, reproducibility, and transparency in science

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  • grantee: Carnegie Mellon University
    amount: $125,000
    city: Pittsburgh, PA
    year: 2019

    To support the orchestral debut of and related materials for “Casop: A Requiem for Rice,” a contemporary classical musical piece about the enslavement of black people in the South Carolina and Georgia Lowcountry and the underappreciated exploitation of their technologies for growing rice

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program New Media
    • Investigator Edda Fields-Black

    To support the orchestral debut of and related materials for “Casop: A Requiem for Rice,” a contemporary classical musical piece about the enslavement of black people in the South Carolina and Georgia Lowcountry and the underappreciated exploitation of their technologies for growing rice

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  • grantee: Utah State University
    amount: $36,666
    city: Logan, UT
    year: 2019

    To support Dr. Tianbiao Liu in undertaking a collaborative research project on aqueous flow batteries, resulting from the 2018 Scialog conference on advanced energy storage

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Tianbiao Liu

    To support Dr. Tianbiao Liu in undertaking a collaborative research project on aqueous flow batteries, resulting from the 2018 Scialog conference on advanced energy storage

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  • grantee: Columbia University
    amount: $36,666
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2019

    To support Dr. Yuan Yang in undertaking a collaborative research project on aqueous flow batteries, resulting from the 2018 Scialog conference on advanced energy storage

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Yuan Yang

    To support Dr. Yuan Yang in undertaking a collaborative research project on aqueous flow batteries, resulting from the 2018 Scialog conference on advanced energy storage

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  • grantee: National Academy of Sciences
    amount: $75,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2019

    To organize a workshop examining the barriers and opportunities for deploying deep decarbonization technologies at scale in the United States

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Keith Holmes

    To organize a workshop examining the barriers and opportunities for deploying deep decarbonization technologies at scale in the United States

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  • grantee: Boise State University
    amount: $36,666
    city: Boise, ID
    year: 2019

    To support Dr. Claire Xiong in undertaking a collaborative research conference on the solid electrolyte interphase in batteries, resulting from the 2018 Scialog conference on advanced energy storage

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Hui (Claire) Xiong

    To support Dr. Claire Xiong in undertaking a collaborative research conference on the solid electrolyte interphase in batteries, resulting from the 2018 Scialog conference on advanced energy storage

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