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: Association of American Universities
    amount: $94,041
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2011

    To plan the launch of a sustainable media outlet for communicating with the public about academic research results

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Scholarly Communication
    • Investigator Andrew Jaspan

    To plan the launch of a sustainable media outlet for communicating with the public about academic research results

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  • grantee: Columbia University
    amount: $124,996
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2011

    To create a graphical, open-source Citation Style Language (CSL) editor that can be used to develop, edit, and customize bibliographic reference styles

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Scholarly Communication
    • Investigator Damon Jaggars

    To create a graphical, open-source Citation Style Language (CSL) editor that can be used to develop, edit, and customize bibliographic reference styles

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  • grantee: Library of Congress
    amount: $38,750
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2011

    To support a two-day meeting to identify gray literature preservation priorities in the sciences

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Scholarly Communication
    • Investigator Martha Anderson

    To support a two-day meeting to identify gray literature preservation priorities in the sciences

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  • grantee: Social Science Research Network
    amount: $60,490
    city: Rochester, NY
    year: 2011

    To develop a plan for extending the Social Science Research Network's scope to include research data as well as preprint articles

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Scholarly Communication
    • Investigator Gregory Gordon

    To develop a plan for extending the Social Science Research Network's scope to include research data as well as preprint articles

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  • grantee: Wellesley College
    amount: $39,828
    city: Wellesley, MA
    year: 2011

    To improve recruitment and retention of students in STEM fields and produce graduates who understand the role of science in society

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Science of Learning STEM
    • Investigator Adele Wolfson

    To improve recruitment and retention of students in STEM fields and produce graduates who understand the role of science in society

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  • grantee: University of Texas, Austin
    amount: $49,973
    city: Austin, TX
    year: 2011

    To determine feasibility of a follow-up study of the High School and Beyond (HSB) respondents to provide vital information about linkages of early cognitive and non-cognitive skills to labor force outcomes for older Americans

    • Program Working Longer
    • Investigator Chandra Muller

    To determine feasibility of a follow-up study of the High School and Beyond (HSB) respondents to provide vital information about linkages of early cognitive and non-cognitive skills to labor force outcomes for older Americans

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  • grantee: New York County District Attorney
    amount: $125,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2011

    To support a pilot study to examine digital court documents to detect and measure the prevalence of perjury and develop options to mitigate it

    • Program Initiatives
    • Sub-program New York City Initiatives
    • Investigator Karen Sheehan

    To support a pilot study to examine digital court documents to detect and measure the prevalence of perjury and develop options to mitigate it

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  • grantee: Open Knowledge Foundation
    amount: $124,315
    city: Cambridge, United Kingdom
    year: 2011

    To promote open content and open data practices in economics

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Rufus Pollock

    To promote open content and open data practices in economics

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  • grantee: New Venture Fund
    amount: $71,275
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2011

    To catalyze empirical research on how obfuscated markets respond to smart disclosure policies

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Rachael Raab

    To catalyze empirical research on how obfuscated markets respond to smart disclosure policies

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  • grantee: University of California, Berkeley
    amount: $96,697
    city: Berkeley, CA
    year: 2011

    To explore and encourage new applications of Transactions Cost Economics

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Pablo Spiller

    To explore and encourage new applications of Transactions Cost Economics

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