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: National Geographic Society
    amount: $1,500,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2008

    For co-funding for a drama documentary about Charles Darwin to be aired on NOVA and National Geographic Channel

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

    For co-funding for a drama documentary about Charles Darwin to be aired on NOVA and National Geographic Channel

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  • grantee: Wikimedia Foundation
    amount: $3,000,000
    city: San Francisco, CA
    year: 2008

    To develop Wikimedia's organizational capacity and improve the quality of its flagship Wikipedia along with ancillary educational services

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Universal Access to Knowledge
    • Investigator Erik Moller

    To develop Wikimedia's organizational capacity and improve the quality of its flagship Wikipedia along with ancillary educational services

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  • grantee: Southern Regional Education Board
    amount: $123,309
    city: Atlanta, GA
    year: 2008

    To fund the 2008 Biennial Conference of Program Directors in the Sloan Foundation's Minority Ph.D. and American Indian Graduate Programs

    • Program Higher Education
    • Initiative Minority Ph.D.
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Ansley Abraham

    To fund the 2008 Biennial Conference of Program Directors in the Sloan Foundation's Minority Ph.D. and American Indian Graduate Programs

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  • grantee: University of Alaska, Anchorage
    amount: $240,000
    city: Anchorage, AK
    year: 2008

    To launch and fund the first three years of an American Indian Graduate Program at the University of Alaska, Anchorage and the University of Alaska, Fairbanks

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Herb Schroeder

    To launch and fund the first three years of an American Indian Graduate Program at the University of Alaska, Anchorage and the University of Alaska, Fairbanks

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  • grantee: National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc.
    amount: $4,024,421
    city: White Plains, NY
    year: 2008

    To fund the Minority Ph.D. Program and the American Indian Program from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008

    • Program Higher Education
    • Initiative Minority Ph.D.
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Aileen Walter

    To fund the Minority Ph.D. Program and the American Indian Program from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008

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  • grantee: Philanthropy New York
    amount: $24,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2008

    General Support (Membership dues)

    • Program
    • Investigator Ronna Brown

    General Support (Membership dues)

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  • grantee: Independent Sector
    amount: $15,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2008

    General Support (Membership dues)

    • Program
    • Investigator Diana Aviv

    General Support (Membership dues)

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  • grantee: Council on Foundations, Inc.
    amount: $45,000
    city: Arlington, VA
    year: 2008

    General Support (Membership Dues)

    • Program
    • Investigator Steve Gunderson

    General Support (Membership Dues)

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  • grantee: Princeton University
    amount: $22,900
    city: Princeton, NJ
    year: 2008

    To provide partial support for the 2008 Sloan-Swartz Center for Theoretical Neurobiology Summer Workshop

    • Program Research
    • Investigator Carlos Brody

    To provide partial support for the 2008 Sloan-Swartz Center for Theoretical Neurobiology Summer Workshop

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  • grantee: Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science
    amount: $45,000
    city: Savannah, GA
    year: 2008

    Support for Science & Arts Lecture and Performance Series

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program New Media
    • Investigator Karen Owens

    Support for Science & Arts Lecture and Performance Series

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