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: University of California, Los Angeles
    amount: $45,000
    city: Los Angeles, CA
    year: 2017

    To support the inaugural Gordon Research Conference on deep carbon science as a legacy of the Deep Carbon Observatory

    • Program Science
    • Sub-program Deep Carbon Observatory
    • Investigator Craig Manning

    To support the inaugural Gordon Research Conference on deep carbon science as a legacy of the Deep Carbon Observatory

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  • grantee: Cornell University
    amount: $45,065
    city: Ithaca, NY
    year: 2017

    To support research for and writing of Data Driven: Truckers and the New Workplace Surveillance (Princeton University Press 2018), a book about digital surveillance of long-haul truckers and digital surveillance in the workplace

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Karen Levy

    To support research for and writing of Data Driven: Truckers and the New Workplace Surveillance (Princeton University Press 2018), a book about digital surveillance of long-haul truckers and digital surveillance in the workplace

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  • grantee: American Indian Science and Engineering Society
    amount: $20,000
    city: Albuquerque, NM
    year: 2017

    To provide partial support for the Undergraduate Research Competition at the 2017 and 2018 AISES National Conferences to highlight the research efforts of Native youth and establish connections with SIGP institutions

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Education and Professional Advancement for Underrepresented Groups
    • Investigator Kathy DeerInWater

    To provide partial support for the Undergraduate Research Competition at the 2017 and 2018 AISES National Conferences to highlight the research efforts of Native youth and establish connections with SIGP institutions

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  • grantee: Columbia University
    amount: $50,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2017

    To providing continuing support for the Center on Global Energy Policy’s external speaker series and roundtable discussions to increase overall knowledge and understanding of key energy issues and trends

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Jason Bordoff

    To providing continuing support for the Center on Global Energy Policy’s external speaker series and roundtable discussions to increase overall knowledge and understanding of key energy issues and trends

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  • grantee: University of Michigan
    amount: $20,000
    city: Ann Arbor, MI
    year: 2017

    To support a symposium for researchers, policymakers, and financial experts that will highlight interactions between behavioral economics and macroeconomics

    • Program Economics
    • Initiative Behavioral and Regulatory Effects on Decision-making (BRED)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Michael Barr

    To support a symposium for researchers, policymakers, and financial experts that will highlight interactions between behavioral economics and macroeconomics

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  • grantee: Tufts University
    amount: $20,000
    city: Medford, MA
    year: 2017

    To support a mathematical workshop on the Geometry of Redistricting

    • Program Economics
    • Initiative Empirical Economic Research Enablers (EERE)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Moon Duchin

    To support a mathematical workshop on the Geometry of Redistricting

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  • grantee: Harvard University
    amount: $20,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2017

    To support the Third Annual Conference on Big Data at the Harvard Center for Mathematical Sciences and Applications

    • Program Economics
    • Initiative Empirical Economic Research Enablers (EERE)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Shing-Tung Yau

    To support the Third Annual Conference on Big Data at the Harvard Center for Mathematical Sciences and Applications

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  • grantee: Ainissa Ramirez
    amount: $27,500
    city: New Haven, CT
    year: 2017

    To support research for and writing of The Alchemy of Us: How Matter and Humans Transformed One Another (MIT Press 2018), a book about how human engineering and the invention of 8 key material devices changed our lives

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Ainissa Ramirez

    To support research for and writing of The Alchemy of Us: How Matter and Humans Transformed One Another (MIT Press 2018), a book about how human engineering and the invention of 8 key material devices changed our lives

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  • grantee: Open Space Institute
    amount: $25,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2017

    To implement technology upgrades to the Cultural Performance Center at Harlem’s Riverbank State Park

    • Program Initiatives
    • Investigator Erik Kulleseid

    To implement technology upgrades to the Cultural Performance Center at Harlem’s Riverbank State Park

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  • grantee: Columbia University
    amount: $15,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2017

    To support a meeting on offline data transfer networks

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Mark Hansen

    To support a meeting on offline data transfer networks

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