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: University of Wisconsin, Madison
    amount: $45,000
    city: Madison, WI
    year: 2011

    To model and empirically test for unintended behavioral consequences of Medicare Part D regulations

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Francesco Decarolis

    To model and empirically test for unintended behavioral consequences of Medicare Part D regulations

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  • grantee: Library Foundation of Los Angeles
    amount: $36,000
    city: Los Angeles, CA
    year: 2011

    For partial support for three-day conference on the role of U.S. public libraries in the age of digitization and in the creation of a digital public library

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Universal Access to Knowledge
    • Investigator Martin Gуmez

    For partial support for three-day conference on the role of U.S. public libraries in the age of digitization and in the creation of a digital public library

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  • grantee: Society of American Archivists Foundation
    amount: $6,000
    city: Chicago, IL
    year: 2011

    To support the Society of American Archivists sending a member of its Intellectual Property Working Group to the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Committee on Copyright and Related Rights

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Nancy Beaumont

    To support the Society of American Archivists sending a member of its Intellectual Property Working Group to the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Committee on Copyright and Related Rights

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  • grantee: StoryCorps Inc
    amount: $24,494
    city: Brooklyn, NY
    year: 2011

    To develop a plan for management of and computational access to the StoryCorps digital sound archive

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Virginia Millington

    To develop a plan for management of and computational access to the StoryCorps digital sound archive

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  • grantee: Harvard University
    amount: $15,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2011

    To support the Microsoft Research eScience Workshop: Transforming Scholarly Communication

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Scholarly Communication
    • Investigator Alyssa Goodman

    To support the Microsoft Research eScience Workshop: Transforming Scholarly Communication

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  • grantee: Business-Higher Education Forum
    amount: $56,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2011

    To develop a plan for piloting strategies to increase enrollment, persistence, and successful graduation of undergraduate students, particularly among women and underrepresented minorities (URMs), in the STEM disciplines in Maryland

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Science of Learning STEM
    • Investigator Stephen Barkanic

    To develop a plan for piloting strategies to increase enrollment, persistence, and successful graduation of undergraduate students, particularly among women and underrepresented minorities (URMs), in the STEM disciplines in Maryland

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  • grantee: Code for America Labs Inc.
    amount: $50,000
    city: San Francisco, CA
    year: 2011

    To support the 2011 Code for America Summit

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Investigator Jennifer Pahlka

    To support the 2011 Code for America Summit

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  • grantee: Foundation Center
    amount: $195,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2011

    To support work on behalf of the nonprofit and charitable community

    • Program Initiatives
    • Investigator Bradford Smith

    To support work on behalf of the nonprofit and charitable community

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  • grantee: Center for the Study of the Presidency
    amount: $67,600
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2011

    To design and run an exercise involving high-level public and private sector participants that simulates a hypothetical financial crisis

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Matthew Purushotham

    To design and run an exercise involving high-level public and private sector participants that simulates a hypothetical financial crisis

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  • grantee: Brooklyn Academy of Music
    amount: $122,250
    city: Brooklyn, NY
    year: 2011

    Research and planning for a feature length film and television broadcast about Einstein on the Beach

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Film
    • Investigator Karen Hopkins

    Research and planning for a feature length film and television broadcast about Einstein on the Beach

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