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 Virginia
    amount: $247,519
    city: Charlottesville, VA
    year: 2022

    To examine the distributional effects of the clean energy transition in the United States by analyzing Census data

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Jonathan Colmer

    To examine the distributional effects of the clean energy transition in the United States by analyzing Census data

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  • grantee: Manhattan Theatre Club
    amount: $150,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2022

    To provide production support for the staging of Anchuli Felicia King’s science-themed play “Golden Shield”

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Theater
    • Investigator Scott Kaplan

    To provide production support for the staging of Anchuli Felicia King’s science-themed play “Golden Shield”

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  • grantee: University of California, Santa Barbara
    amount: $163,566
    city: Santa Barbara, CA
    year: 2022

    To support research on the roles played by scientific support staff in core infrastructural facilities

    • Program Technology
    • Initiative Virtual Collaboration initiative
    • Sub-program Exploratory Grantmaking in Technology
    • Investigator Stephen Barley

    To support research on the roles played by scientific support staff in core infrastructural facilities

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  • grantee: Lynne Peeples
    amount: $46,970
    city: Seattle, WA
    year: 2022

    To support the research and writing of “It’s Time: Our Broken Clocks, Our Threatened Health, and the Scientific Revolution that Could Reset Us All,” published by Riverhead Books and Bloomsbury in 2023

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Lynne Peeples

    To support the research and writing of “It’s Time: Our Broken Clocks, Our Threatened Health, and the Scientific Revolution that Could Reset Us All,” published by Riverhead Books and Bloomsbury in 2023

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  • grantee: University of California, Berkeley
    amount: $50,000
    city: Berkeley, CA
    year: 2022

    To extend research on energy system reliability by studying how households in California respond to power system outages

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Duncan Callaway

    To extend research on energy system reliability by studying how households in California respond to power system outages

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  • grantee: University of California, San Diego
    amount: $49,500
    city: La Jolla, CA
    year: 2022

    To serve as a bridge for students, faculty, and corporate affiliates of the Jacobs School of Engineering to learn, practice, design, and model projects and behaviors informed by multiculturally diverse systems thinking

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Hortense Gerardo

    To serve as a bridge for students, faculty, and corporate affiliates of the Jacobs School of Engineering to learn, practice, design, and model projects and behaviors informed by multiculturally diverse systems thinking

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  • grantee: Coastal Carolina University
    amount: $50,000
    city: Conway, SC
    year: 2022

    To support the research and writing of “Breadfruit: the Gift of the Islands,” published by Harvard University Press in 2024

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Russell Fielding

    To support the research and writing of “Breadfruit: the Gift of the Islands,” published by Harvard University Press in 2024

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  • grantee: Anil Ananthaswamy
    amount: $55,000
    city: San Ramon, CA
    year: 2022

    To support the research and writing of “Why Machines Learn,” published by Dutton in 2023

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Anil Ananthaswamy

    To support the research and writing of “Why Machines Learn,” published by Dutton in 2023

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  • grantee: Mark Wolverton
    amount: $46,700
    city: Narbeth, PA
    year: 2022

    To support the research and writing of “Splinters of Infinity: Cosmic Rays and the Clash of Two Nobel-Winning Scientists Over the Origins of the Universe,” to be published by MIT Press

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Mark Wolverton

    To support the research and writing of “Splinters of Infinity: Cosmic Rays and the Clash of Two Nobel-Winning Scientists Over the Origins of the Universe,” to be published by MIT Press

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  • grantee: Arizona State University
    amount: $50,000
    city: Tempe, AZ
    year: 2022

    To support a series of public roundtables and private workshops on the use of science fiction as a professional tool for futures planning and technology ideation

    • Program Technology
    • Initiative Virtual Collaboration initiative
    • Sub-program Exploratory Grantmaking in Technology
    • Investigator Edward Finn

    To support a series of public roundtables and private workshops on the use of science fiction as a professional tool for futures planning and technology ideation

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