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: Gordon Research Conferences
    amount: $74,750
    city: West Kingston, RI
    year: 2017

    To provide partial support for the inaugural Microbiology of the Built Environment Gordon Research Conference

    • Program Science
    • Sub-program Microbiology of the Built Environment
    • Investigator Jordan Peccia

    To provide partial support for the inaugural Microbiology of the Built Environment Gordon Research Conference

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  • grantee: International Energy Program Evaluation Conference
    amount: $17,750
    city: Chatham, MA
    year: 2017

    To continue support in accelerating and advancing the profession of energy evaluation by enabling graduate students to attend the 2018 IEPPEC Conference

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Sharyn Barata

    To continue support in accelerating and advancing the profession of energy evaluation by enabling graduate students to attend the 2018 IEPPEC Conference

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  • grantee: New Venture Fund
    amount: $50,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2017

    To support the Open Research Funders Group, a partnership committed to the open sharing of research outputs

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

    To support the Open Research Funders Group, a partnership committed to the open sharing of research outputs

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  • grantee: University of Sydney
    amount: $100,000
    city: Sydney, Australia
    year: 2017

    To modify models of the movement of Earth’s tectonic plates over the past billion years to incorporate visual knowledge of deep carbon cycle

    • Program Science
    • Sub-program Deep Carbon Observatory
    • Investigator Sabin Zahirovic

    To modify models of the movement of Earth’s tectonic plates over the past billion years to incorporate visual knowledge of deep carbon cycle

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  • grantee: Carnegie Institution of Washington
    amount: $115,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2017

    To provide partial support for the 4-D workshop on deep-time, data-driven discovery and the evolution of earth

    • Program Science
    • Investigator Robert Hazen

    To provide partial support for the 4-D workshop on deep-time, data-driven discovery and the evolution of earth

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  • grantee: National Press Foundation
    amount: $106,553
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2017

    To provide a four-day training in the public understanding of working longer to a set of 20 journalists

    • Program Working Longer
    • Investigator Sandy Johnson

    To provide a four-day training in the public understanding of working longer to a set of 20 journalists

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  • grantee: Center for Economic and Policy Research
    amount: $15,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2017

    To analyze the Contingent Work Supplements (CWS) in order to better understand the incidence of nonstandard work arrangements among varying demographic groups and to assess changes found between 1995-2017

    • Program Working Longer
    • Investigator Eileen Appelbaum

    To analyze the Contingent Work Supplements (CWS) in order to better understand the incidence of nonstandard work arrangements among varying demographic groups and to assess changes found between 1995-2017

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  • grantee: University of Michigan
    amount: $57,524
    city: Ann Arbor, MI
    year: 2017

    To research the economics of energy efficiency, as recommended by a Request for Proposals review committee, by characterizing profiles of households who fall into financing coverage gaps for energy efficiency programs

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Tony Reames

    To research the economics of energy efficiency, as recommended by a Request for Proposals review committee, by characterizing profiles of households who fall into financing coverage gaps for energy efficiency programs

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  • grantee: Appalachian State University
    amount: $213,254
    city: Boone, NC
    year: 2017

    To research the economics of energy efficiency, as recommended by a Request for Proposals review committee, by examining how behavioral nudges in the form of electronic notifications impact electricity consumption and energy efficiency program participation

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Tanga Mohr

    To research the economics of energy efficiency, as recommended by a Request for Proposals review committee, by examining how behavioral nudges in the form of electronic notifications impact electricity consumption and energy efficiency program participation

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  • grantee: University of California, Davis
    amount: $250,000
    city: Davis, CA
    year: 2017

    To research the economics of energy efficiency, as recommended by a Request for Proposals review committee, by examining the relationship between electricity rate structures and consumer investments in energy efficient appliances

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator David Rapson

    To research the economics of energy efficiency, as recommended by a Request for Proposals review committee, by examining the relationship between electricity rate structures and consumer investments in energy efficient appliances

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