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: Carl Erik Fisher
    amount: $50,000
    city: Brooklyn, NY
    year: 2019

    To support Over the Dark Edge, a book on the scientific, cultural, intellectual, and philosophical history of addiction, to be published by Penguin Press in 2020

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Carl Fisher

    To support Over the Dark Edge, a book on the scientific, cultural, intellectual, and philosophical history of addiction, to be published by Penguin Press in 2020

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  • grantee: Richard Rhodes
    amount: $125,000
    city: Half Moon Bay, CA
    year: 2019

    To support the first full biography of entomologist and evolutionary biologist E.O. Wilson

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Richard Rhodes

    To support the first full biography of entomologist and evolutionary biologist E.O. Wilson

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  • grantee: Island Press-Center for Resource Economics
    amount: $50,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2019

    To support an illustrated edition of biologist E.O. Wilson’s autobiography, Naturalist, to be published by Island Press in 2020

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator David Miller

    To support an illustrated edition of biologist E.O. Wilson’s autobiography, Naturalist, to be published by Island Press in 2020

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  • grantee: Center for Strategic and International Studies
    amount: $50,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2019

    To support two annual Energy Futures Forums in identifying and evaluating key energy economics, policy, and technology trends

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Sarah Ladislaw

    To support two annual Energy Futures Forums in identifying and evaluating key energy economics, policy, and technology trends

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  • grantee: University of Oregon
    amount: $44,760
    city: Eugene, OR
    year: 2019

    To analyze data from a randomized field experiment to evaluate how dynamic pricing programs interact and impact household electricity consumption

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Grant Jacobsen

    To analyze data from a randomized field experiment to evaluate how dynamic pricing programs interact and impact household electricity consumption

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  • grantee: Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
    amount: $249,991
    city: Kalamazoo, MI
    year: 2019

    To increase the impact of the new program on the impact of outsourcing, through the creation of a topical research network

    • Program Working Longer
    • Investigator Susan Houseman

    To increase the impact of the new program on the impact of outsourcing, through the creation of a topical research network

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  • grantee: OCTO
    amount: $76,501
    city: Woodinville, WA
    year: 2019

    To support the development of a general-purpose tool to compare versions of a digital file

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Scholarly Communication
    • Investigator Michael Hay

    To support the development of a general-purpose tool to compare versions of a digital file

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  • grantee: Iowa State University Foundation
    amount: $249,978
    city: Ames, IA
    year: 2019

    To assess the characteristics of different residential, commercial and industrial load types as potential demand response resources

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Kristen Cetin

    To assess the characteristics of different residential, commercial and industrial load types as potential demand response resources

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  • grantee: American Association for the Advancement of Science
    amount: $85,296
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2019

    To support a one-day symposium on the Chemistry of Indoor Environments

    • Program Science
    • Sub-program Chemistry of Indoor Environments
    • Investigator Annette Olson

    To support a one-day symposium on the Chemistry of Indoor Environments

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  • grantee: Educopia Institute
    amount: $45,824
    city: Atlanta, GA
    year: 2019

    To partially support a conference on the subject of maintenance across research, policy, and practice

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Jessica Meyerson

    To partially support a conference on the subject of maintenance across research, policy, and practice

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