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: National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc.
    amount: $50,536
    city: White Plains, NY
    year: 2009

    To provide controlled online access to National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering's (NACME) Sloan Scholar database

    • Program Higher Education
    • Initiative Minority Ph.D.
    • Sub-program Education and Professional Advancement for Underrepresented Groups
    • Investigator Aileen Walter

    To provide controlled online access to National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering's (NACME) Sloan Scholar database

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  • grantee: American Association for the Advancement of Science
    amount: $44,416
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2009

    To support a technical legal assistance workshop to help AAU campuses implement diversity programs in a manner that conforms to federal laws

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Education and Professional Advancement for Underrepresented Groups
    • Investigator Daryl Chubin

    To support a technical legal assistance workshop to help AAU campuses implement diversity programs in a manner that conforms to federal laws

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  • grantee: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
    amount: $75,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2009

    To support a workshop to determine whether it is feasible to extend the life of existing nuclear power plants to sixty years and beyond

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator James Jones

    To support a workshop to determine whether it is feasible to extend the life of existing nuclear power plants to sixty years and beyond

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  • grantee: Center for a New American Security, Inc.
    amount: $66,760
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2009

    To generate a literature review and research agenda that explore the industrial organizational puzzles arising from the globalization of defense-related industries

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Ethan Kapstein

    To generate a literature review and research agenda that explore the industrial organizational puzzles arising from the globalization of defense-related industries

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  • grantee: University of Illinois at Chicago
    amount: $35,000
    city: Chicago, IL
    year: 2009

    To support a workshop of the Indoor Environment Grantees

    • Program Science
    • Sub-program Microbiology of the Built Environment
    • Investigator David Eddington

    To support a workshop of the Indoor Environment Grantees

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  • grantee: National Academy of Sciences
    amount: $61,849
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2009

    To support a workshop on the data, analytical, and budgetary resources needed to regulate systematic financial risk

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Scott Weidman

    To support a workshop on the data, analytical, and budgetary resources needed to regulate systematic financial risk

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  • grantee: The Philanthropic Initiative, Inc.
    amount: $25,300
    city: Boston, MA
    year: 2009

    To identify, analyze, and discuss strategies for nurturing mathematical talent among New York City public school students who might not traditionally have opportunities to realize their full mathematical potential

    • Program Initiatives
    • Sub-program New York City Initiatives
    • Investigator Joanne Duhl

    To identify, analyze, and discuss strategies for nurturing mathematical talent among New York City public school students who might not traditionally have opportunities to realize their full mathematical potential

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  • grantee: Purdue University
    amount: $84,831
    city: West Lafayette, IN
    year: 2009

    To fund for an additional year the recruitment and retention portion of the Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership at Purdue University

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Education and Professional Advancement for Underrepresented Groups
    • Investigator Kevin Gibson

    To fund for an additional year the recruitment and retention portion of the Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership at Purdue University

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  • grantee: Brooklyn Academy of Music
    amount: $20,000
    city: Brooklyn, NY
    year: 2009

    Support for a Phillip Glass opera on Johannes Kepler and supplementary scientific material

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program New Media
    • Investigator Karen Hopkins

    Support for a Phillip Glass opera on Johannes Kepler and supplementary scientific material

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  • grantee: Harvey Wang
    amount: $45,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2009

    To research and write a book about the impact of the digital revolution on the art of photography

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Harvey Wang

    To research and write a book about the impact of the digital revolution on the art of photography

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