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 California, Irvine
    amount: $119,756
    city: Irvine, CA
    year: 2011

    To evaluate how public access to mapping software and data, including initiatives supported by Foundation grants, impacts the redistricting process

    • Program Technology
    • Investigator Bernard Grofman

    To evaluate how public access to mapping software and data, including initiatives supported by Foundation grants, impacts the redistricting process

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  • grantee: Columbia University
    amount: $124,948
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2011

    To conduct behavioral research on decision-making by consumers that informs the design of health insurance exchanges

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Eric Johnson

    To conduct behavioral research on decision-making by consumers that informs the design of health insurance exchanges

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  • grantee: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
    amount: $19,800
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2011

    To fund the travel of American Participants in a conference on reprocessing in Northeast Asia to be hosted by the China Arms Control and Disarmament Association

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Lora Saalman

    To fund the travel of American Participants in a conference on reprocessing in Northeast Asia to be hosted by the China Arms Control and Disarmament Association

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  • grantee: New Venture Fund
    amount: $124,781
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2011

    To study financial institutions' use of obfuscation in marketing credit cards to consumers

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

    To study financial institutions' use of obfuscation in marketing credit cards to consumers

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  • grantee: MentorNet
    amount: $60,000
    city: Sunnyvale, CA
    year: 2011

    To develop and launch a campaign on web-based social channels to recruit students directly into MentorNet's mentoring program

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator David Porush

    To develop and launch a campaign on web-based social channels to recruit students directly into MentorNet's mentoring program

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  • grantee: The Brookings Institution
    amount: $19,616
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2011

    To hold a meeting to assess the current state of research in industrial organization and to explore ways to make the field more engaged with live empirical and policy issues

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Clifford Winston

    To hold a meeting to assess the current state of research in industrial organization and to explore ways to make the field more engaged with live empirical and policy issues

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  • grantee: Council on Foundations, Inc.
    amount: $45,000
    city: Arlington, VA
    year: 2011

    To support work on behalf of the nonprofit and charitable community

    • Program
    • Investigator Keith Greene

    To support work on behalf of the nonprofit and charitable community

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  • grantee: Independent Sector
    amount: $17,500
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2011

    To support work on behalf of the nonprofit and charitable community

    • Program
    • Investigator Kris Prendergast

    To support work on behalf of the nonprofit and charitable community

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  • grantee: Philanthropy New York
    amount: $24,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2011

    To support work on behalf of the nonprofit and charitable community

    • Program
    • Investigator Ronna Brown

    To support work on behalf of the nonprofit and charitable community

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  • grantee: Council on Library and Information Resources
    amount: $117,567
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2011

    To address the need for sound data management practice throughout the academy by means of a research project aimed at identifying alternative ways to build the professional capacity to handle digital data

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Charles Henry

    To address the need for sound data management practice throughout the academy by means of a research project aimed at identifying alternative ways to build the professional capacity to handle digital data

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