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: Center for Economic and Policy Research
    amount: $115,750
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2018

    To analyze the effect of and additional contracting layer, Managed Services Providers (MSPs) on lead firms and workers engaged in non-standard work arrangements

    • Program Working Longer
    • Investigator Eileen Appelbaum

    To analyze the effect of and additional contracting layer, Managed Services Providers (MSPs) on lead firms and workers engaged in non-standard work arrangements

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  • grantee: The Manufacturing Institute
    amount: $125,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2018

    To study upskilling strategies among manufacturers for aging workforce and explore best practices on how these companies have been able to successfully extend the working years of this group

    • Program Working Longer
    • Investigator Chad Moutray

    To study upskilling strategies among manufacturers for aging workforce and explore best practices on how these companies have been able to successfully extend the working years of this group

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  • grantee: Johns Hopkins University
    amount: $19,124
    city: Baltimore, MD
    year: 2018

    To develop a framework for updating the Digital Curation Centre Curation Lifecycle Model

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator G. Choudhury

    To develop a framework for updating the Digital Curation Centre Curation Lifecycle Model

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  • grantee: Hypothesis Project
    amount: $12,000
    city: San Francisco, CA
    year: 2018

    To partially support a workshop and hackathon to develop a joint roadmap for open science software tools

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Scholarly Communication
    • Investigator Dan Whaley

    To partially support a workshop and hackathon to develop a joint roadmap for open science software tools

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  • grantee: Ithaka Harbors Inc
    amount: $20,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2018

    To partially support the second Bowen Colloquium

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Scholarly Communication
    • Investigator Catharine Hill

    To partially support the second Bowen Colloquium

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  • grantee: University of Pennsylvania
    amount: $48,784
    city: Philadelphia, PA
    year: 2018

    To support continued development of Manubot, a git-native authoring tool for scientific manuscripts

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Scholarly Communication
    • Investigator Daniel Himmelstein

    To support continued development of Manubot, a git-native authoring tool for scientific manuscripts

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  • grantee: Boston University
    amount: $50,000
    city: Boston, MA
    year: 2018

    To organize an interdisciplinary conference that will launch the Ecological Forecasting Initiative

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Michael Dietze

    To organize an interdisciplinary conference that will launch the Ecological Forecasting Initiative

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  • grantee: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    amount: $125,000
    city: Blacksburg, VA
    year: 2018

    To conduct technical research on improving the accuracy and cost-effectiveness of the 2030 Decennial Census and the American Community Survey

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Sallie Keller

    To conduct technical research on improving the accuracy and cost-effectiveness of the 2030 Decennial Census and the American Community Survey

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  • grantee: Harvard University
    amount: $125,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2018

    To compare, both theoretically and empirically, standard versus ideal ways of determining which kinds of statistical findings merit publication

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Maximilian Kasy

    To compare, both theoretically and empirically, standard versus ideal ways of determining which kinds of statistical findings merit publication

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  • grantee: University of Louisville Research Foundation
    amount: $30,700
    city: Louisville, KY
    year: 2018

    To support a book about Charles Willson Peale, creator of a natural history/art museum in Revolutionary-era America, and how the museum influenced the public’s perception of science and art

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Lee Dugatkin

    To support a book about Charles Willson Peale, creator of a natural history/art museum in Revolutionary-era America, and how the museum influenced the public’s perception of science and art

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