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 Pittsburgh
    amount: $300,000
    city: Pittsburgh, PA
    year: 2008

    To provide final financial support for Industry Studies Annual Conferences

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Frank Giarratani

    To provide final financial support for Industry Studies Annual Conferences

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  • grantee: Sloan Projects LLC
    amount: $2,500,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2008

    Co-production of a feature film and television broadcast about screen siren and unheralded inventor Hedy Lamarr (Program Related Investment)

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Film
    • Investigator Doron Weber

    Co-production of a feature film and television broadcast about screen siren and unheralded inventor Hedy Lamarr (Program Related Investment)

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  • grantee: Sundance Institute
    amount: $487,000
    city: Beverly Hills, CA
    year: 2008

    To support a program of S&T films, film panels and film fellowships at Sundance

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Film
    • Investigator Kenneth Brecher

    To support a program of S&T films, film panels and film fellowships at Sundance

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  • grantee: Science Festival Foundation
    amount: $650,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2008

    To support the development and production of the second World Science Festival

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program New Media
    • Investigator Judith Cox

    To support the development and production of the second World Science Festival

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  • grantee: Fund for the City of New York
    amount: $450,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2008

    To continue support for the Sloan Public Service Awards

    • Program New York City Program
    • Investigator Mary McCormick

    To continue support for the Sloan Public Service Awards

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  • grantee: New York Public Radio
    amount: $225,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2008

    One year of support for Radiolab, an innovative public radio show about science

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Radio
    • Investigator Ellen Horne

    One year of support for Radiolab, an innovative public radio show about science

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  • grantee: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
    amount: $130,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2008

    To produce a history brochure for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's 75th Anniversary

    • Program New York City Program
    • Investigator Paula Olsiewski

    To produce a history brochure for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's 75th Anniversary

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  • grantee: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
    amount: $175,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2008

    To support activities associated with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's 75th Anniversary

    • Program New York City Program
    • Investigator Paula Olsiewski

    To support activities associated with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's 75th Anniversary

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  • grantee: Resources for the Future, Inc.
    amount: $330,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2008

    To conduct the first phase of a project to design and implement more effective measurement and monitoring of the world's forests

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Forests
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Molly Macauley

    To conduct the first phase of a project to design and implement more effective measurement and monitoring of the world's forests

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  • grantee: American Association for the Advancement of Science
    amount: $34,320
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2008

    To supplement previous finding for a technical legal assistance workshop to help universities implement diversity programs

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Daryl Chubin

    To supplement previous finding for a technical legal assistance workshop to help universities implement diversity programs

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