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: Lauren Elizabeth Oakes
    amount: $27,900
    city: Bozeman, United States
    year: 2023

    To support the research and writing of TREEKEEPERS, to be published by Basic Books in 2024

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Lauren Elizabeth Oakes

    To support the research and writing of TREEKEEPERS, to be published by Basic Books in 2024

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  • grantee: University of California, Santa Cruz
    amount: $49,998
    city: Santa Cruz, United States
    year: 2023

    To perform experiments that explore whether chiral molecules interacting with polarized radiation constitutes a plausible mechanism for the emergence of biological homochirality

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Matter-to-Life
    • Investigator Noemie Globus

    To perform experiments that explore whether chiral molecules interacting with polarized radiation constitutes a plausible mechanism for the emergence of biological homochirality

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  • grantee: Colorado State University
    amount: $50,000
    city: Fort Collins, CO
    year: 2023

    To further refine, implement, and disseminate the Boyer 2030 Commission Report, The Equity/Excellence Imperative: A 2030 Blueprint for Undergraduate Education at U.S. Research Universities, via a national symposium and edited volume

    • Program Higher Education
    • Investigator Steven Dandaneau

    To further refine, implement, and disseminate the Boyer 2030 Commission Report, The Equity/Excellence Imperative: A 2030 Blueprint for Undergraduate Education at U.S. Research Universities, via a national symposium and edited volume

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  • grantee: The University of Texas, Austin
    amount: $50,000
    city: Austin, TX
    year: 2023

    To produce 6 full-length episodes of Power Trip: The Story of Energy, a documentary series about the impact of energy

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Television
    • Investigator Michael Webber

    To produce 6 full-length episodes of Power Trip: The Story of Energy, a documentary series about the impact of energy

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  • grantee: The University of Chicago
    amount: $213,506
    city: Chicago, United States
    year: 2023

    To study how decisions about science funding can be more efficient and equitable

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Economic Analysis of Science and Technology (EAST)
    • Sub-program Economics
    • Investigator John List

    To study how decisions about science funding can be more efficient and equitable

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  • grantee: Social Science Research Council
    amount: $249,797
    city: New York, United States
    year: 2023

    To evaluate the effectiveness of a behavioral intervention to reduce the consumption of misinformation online

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Behavioral and Regulatory Effects on Decision-making (BRED)
    • Sub-program Economics
    • Investigator Anna Harvey

    To evaluate the effectiveness of a behavioral intervention to reduce the consumption of misinformation online

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  • grantee: Florida State University Research Foundation
    amount: $249,978
    city: Tallahassee,, United States
    year: 2022

    To study curricular terminology in Computer Science departments with a focus on minority-serving institutions, and its alignment with computing-related job opportunities

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Better Software for Science
    • Investigator Annie Wofford

    To study curricular terminology in Computer Science departments with a focus on minority-serving institutions, and its alignment with computing-related job opportunities

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  • grantee: University of Texas, San Antonio
    amount: $75,024
    city: San Antonio, TX
    year: 2022

    To formalize a partnership between four MSIs and the US Fish and Wildlife Service focused on advancing equity in conservation and natural resources educational programs and professions

    • Program Higher Education
    • Investigator Ambika Mathur

    To formalize a partnership between four MSIs and the US Fish and Wildlife Service focused on advancing equity in conservation and natural resources educational programs and professions

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  • grantee: Virginia State University
    amount: $75,000
    city: Petersburg, VA
    year: 2022

    To facilitate a partnership between Virginia State University and Virginia Tech that can serve as a model for equitable, holistic HBCU-PWI partnerships

    • Program Higher Education
    • Investigator Pamela Leigh-Mack

    To facilitate a partnership between Virginia State University and Virginia Tech that can serve as a model for equitable, holistic HBCU-PWI partnerships

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  • grantee: University of Notre Dame
    amount: $249,511
    city: Notre Dame, IN
    year: 2022

    To diversify and increase equitable access to Earth and Data Science graduate pathways for Indigenous students through collaborations with TCUs, MSIs, research universities, and professional organizations

    • Program Higher Education
    • Investigator Jason McLachlan

    To diversify and increase equitable access to Earth and Data Science graduate pathways for Indigenous students through collaborations with TCUs, MSIs, research universities, and professional organizations

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