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: Istvan Hargittai
    amount: $13,320
    city: , Hungary
    year: 2008

    Research for a book on Edward Teller

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Istvan Hargittai

    Research for a book on Edward Teller

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  • grantee: MentorNet
    amount: $98,500
    city: Sunnyvale, CA
    year: 2008

    To enable MentorNet to conduct strategic planning

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

    To enable MentorNet to conduct strategic planning

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  • grantee: University of New Mexico
    amount: $61,002
    city: Albuquerque, NM
    year: 2008

    To conduct feasibility study for a program to expand participation of underrepresented minorities in the earth sciences

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Yemane Asmerom

    To conduct feasibility study for a program to expand participation of underrepresented minorities in the earth sciences

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  • grantee: Appropriation
    amount: $12,000
    city:  
    year: 2008

    To support meetings, travel, and preliminary background projects that will help launch our program on U.S. Economic Institutions, Behavior, and Performance

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

    To support meetings, travel, and preliminary background projects that will help launch our program on U.S. Economic Institutions, Behavior, and Performance

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  • grantee: Neil D. Levin Graduate Institute of International Relations & Commerce Foundation, Inc.
    amount: $60,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2008

    Support for "Innovate New York", a panel discussion series on how to make New York City more innovative

    • Program New York City Program
    • Investigator Garrick Utley

    Support for "Innovate New York", a panel discussion series on how to make New York City more innovative

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  • grantee: Harvard University
    amount: $60,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2008

    To organize and hold a conference about promising new areas of research in corporate governance

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator John Coates

    To organize and hold a conference about promising new areas of research in corporate governance

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  • grantee: University of Pennsylvania
    amount: $733,318
    city: Philadelphia, PA
    year: 2008

    To develop theoretically and empirically sound frameworks for guiding regulatory policy in the financial sector

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Franklin Allen

    To develop theoretically and empirically sound frameworks for guiding regulatory policy in the financial sector

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  • grantee: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    amount: $588,800
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2008

    Research on Market Institutions and Financial Market Risk

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator James Poterba

    Research on Market Institutions and Financial Market Risk

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  • grantee: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    amount: $302,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2008

    To perform an in-depth empirical study of the strategic, economic and epidemiological factors affecting the global location of clinical trials in the biopharmaceutical industry

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Ernst Berndt

    To perform an in-depth empirical study of the strategic, economic and epidemiological factors affecting the global location of clinical trials in the biopharmaceutical industry

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  • grantee: The Brookings Institution
    amount: $406,495
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2008

    To commission papers, hold conferences, and publish a series of research articles on financial markets and institutions in the journal: Brookings Papers on Economic Activity

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Karen Dynan

    To commission papers, hold conferences, and publish a series of research articles on financial markets and institutions in the journal: Brookings Papers on Economic Activity

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