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: CUNY TV Foundation
    amount: $298,253
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2008

    To research and produce a half hour film about the Sloan Foundation for the 75th anniversary event and to broadcast a version of this film on CUNY TV

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Television
    • Investigator Robert Isaacson

    To research and produce a half hour film about the Sloan Foundation for the 75th anniversary event and to broadcast a version of this film on CUNY TV

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  • grantee: Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association Inc.
    amount: $987,160
    city: Arlington, VA
    year: 2008

    To research, produce and broadcast a regular, branded bi-weekly series on financial and economic literacy as part of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, with extensive web components and outreach

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Television
    • Investigator Simon Marks

    To research, produce and broadcast a regular, branded bi-weekly series on financial and economic literacy as part of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, with extensive web components and outreach

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  • grantee: Fred Friendly Seminars, Inc.
    amount: $1,000,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2008

    For one-hour PBS broadcast and extensive outreach of a Socratic Dialogue on Severe Mental Illness: Law, Science and Society

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Television
    • Investigator Richard Kilberg

    For one-hour PBS broadcast and extensive outreach of a Socratic Dialogue on Severe Mental Illness: Law, Science and Society

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  • grantee: WGBH Educational Foundation
    amount: $1,700,000
    city: Boston, MA
    year: 2008

    Support for scientist profiles on NOVA scienceNOW prime time broadcast and on the world wide web

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Television
    • Investigator Paula Apsell

    Support for scientist profiles on NOVA scienceNOW prime time broadcast and on the world wide web

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  • grantee: GuideStar USA, Inc.
    amount: $5,000
    city: Williamsburg, VA
    year: 2008

    Support for a complete data redesign for the new Form 990

    • Program Initiatives

    Support for a complete data redesign for the new Form 990

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  • grantee: National Academy of Sciences
    amount: $15,728
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2008

    Support for travel by international experts to attend the NAS Workshop on Assessing Economic Impacts of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator James Zucchetto

    Support for travel by international experts to attend the NAS Workshop on Assessing Economic Impacts of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

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  • grantee: Catticus Corporation
    amount: $121,976
    city: Berkeley, CA
    year: 2008

    For co-production for a two-hour PBS documentary based on Michael Pollan's bestseller, The Botany of Desire

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

    For co-production for a two-hour PBS documentary based on Michael Pollan's bestseller, The Botany of Desire

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  • grantee: Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities
    amount: $14,500
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2008

    To design a research project to develop and evaluate a standardized reporting module for undergraduate completion rates and time-to-degree by discipline

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Science of Learning STEM
    • Investigator Christine Keller

    To design a research project to develop and evaluate a standardized reporting module for undergraduate completion rates and time-to-degree by discipline

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  • grantee: Columbia University
    amount: $100,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2008

    For a conference to spur discussion of "imperfect knowledge economics" for problems in exchange rates, equity markets, and behavioral economics

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Edmund Phelps

    For a conference to spur discussion of "imperfect knowledge economics" for problems in exchange rates, equity markets, and behavioral economics

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  • grantee: American Association for the Advancement of Science
    amount: $45,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2008

    To fund a technical legal assistance workshop to help universities implement diversity programs

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

    To fund a technical legal assistance workshop to help universities implement diversity programs

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