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: New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
    amount: $49,776
    city: Socorro, NM
    year: 2023

    To support the research and writing of Wild Anthropocene: Nature, Democracy, and the Future of Biodiversity, to be published by MIT Press in 2024

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Taylor Dotson

    To support the research and writing of Wild Anthropocene: Nature, Democracy, and the Future of Biodiversity, to be published by MIT Press in 2024

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  • grantee: University of California, San Diego
    amount: $207,448
    city: La Jolla, CA
    year: 2023

    To facilitate the collaborative design of cross-departmental standards for mentoring ecosystems rooted in equity and culturally relevant frameworks

    • Program Higher Education
    • Investigator James Antony

    To facilitate the collaborative design of cross-departmental standards for mentoring ecosystems rooted in equity and culturally relevant frameworks

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  • grantee: Simson L. Garfinkel
    amount: $50,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2023

    To support the research and writing of Differential Privacy, to be published by MIT Press

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Simson Garfinkel

    To support the research and writing of Differential Privacy, to be published by MIT Press

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  • grantee: AfterImage Public Media
    amount: $250,000
    city: San Francisco, CA
    year: 2023

    To support the production of a feature-length documentary film The Roulette Project, about young physicists who built a wearable computer that could predict a game of roulette and went on to contribute to chaos theory and predictive modeling

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Film
    • Investigator Julie Goldman

    To support the production of a feature-length documentary film The Roulette Project, about young physicists who built a wearable computer that could predict a game of roulette and went on to contribute to chaos theory and predictive modeling

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  • grantee: Second Nature, Inc
    amount: $249,788
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2023

    To assist scholars from predominantly undergraduate institutions, community colleges, and minority serving institutions in applying for federal energy and environment research funding

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Timothy Carter

    To assist scholars from predominantly undergraduate institutions, community colleges, and minority serving institutions in applying for federal energy and environment research funding

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  • grantee: Appropedia Foundation
    amount: $192,600
    city: Arcada, CA
    year: 2023

    To develop and maintain metadata standards for open-source hardware

    • Program Technology
    • Initiative Open Hardware
    • Sub-program Exploratory Grantmaking in Technology
    • Investigator Andrew Lamb

    To develop and maintain metadata standards for open-source hardware

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  • grantee: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    amount: $168,873
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2023

    To support higher-education leadership in making transformative, systemic changes toward diversity, equity, and inclusion in a shifting legal landscape

    • Program Higher Education
    • Investigator Kimberlee Eberle-Sudré

    To support higher-education leadership in making transformative, systemic changes toward diversity, equity, and inclusion in a shifting legal landscape

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  • grantee: Edmund Stump
    amount: $20,000
    city: Tempe, AZ
    year: 2023

    To support the research and writing of Otherworldly Antarctica: Ice, Rock, and Wind at the Polar Extreme, to be published by The Chicago University Press in 2024

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Edmund Stump

    To support the research and writing of Otherworldly Antarctica: Ice, Rock, and Wind at the Polar Extreme, to be published by The Chicago University Press in 2024

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  • grantee: Kelly Clancy
    amount: $53,760
    city: Emeryville, CA
    year: 2023

    To support the research and writing of Mind Games to be published by Riverhead in 2024

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Kelly Clancy

    To support the research and writing of Mind Games to be published by Riverhead in 2024

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  • grantee: University of Colorado, Denver
    amount: $49,954
    city: Denver, CO
    year: 2023

    To explore how the latest developments in large language models (LLMs) might inform scientific writing

    • Program Technology
    • Initiative Trust in AI
    • Sub-program Exploratory Grantmaking in Technology
    • Investigator Milton Pividori

    To explore how the latest developments in large language models (LLMs) might inform scientific writing

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