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 Pennsylvania
    amount: $35,000
    city: Philadelphia, PA
    year: 2010

    To devise a research program on choice engines that help consumers make better insurance decisions

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

    To devise a research program on choice engines that help consumers make better insurance decisions

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  • grantee: University of California, Los Angeles
    amount: $70,385
    city: Los Angeles, CA
    year: 2010

    To test how choice architecture can affect how consumers make intertemporal tradeoffs

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

    To test how choice architecture can affect how consumers make intertemporal tradeoffs

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  • grantee: Harvard University
    amount: $34,951
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2010

    To study how risk databases and choice engines can improve consumers' financial decisions

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

    To study how risk databases and choice engines can improve consumers' financial decisions

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  • grantee: University of Colorado, Boulder
    amount: $122,263
    city: Boulder, CO
    year: 2010

    To study how and why consumers give up on making complex financial decisions

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

    To study how and why consumers give up on making complex financial decisions

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  • grantee: Harvard University
    amount: $19,575
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2010

    To study career choice in terms of the benefits to society and tax costs to individuals

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

    To study career choice in terms of the benefits to society and tax costs to individuals

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  • grantee: University of Maryland, College Park
    amount: $20,000
    city: College Park, MD
    year: 2010

    To hold a workshop on "Frameworks for Systemic Risk Monitoring"

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

    To hold a workshop on "Frameworks for Systemic Risk Monitoring"

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  • grantee: Bibliotheca Alexandrina
    amount: $20,000
    city: Alexandria, Egypt
    year: 2010

    As partial support for the scientific component of a major conference seeking improved U.S.-Muslim cooperation

    • Program
    • Investigator Hala Abdelwahab

    As partial support for the scientific component of a major conference seeking improved U.S.-Muslim cooperation

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  • grantee: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
    amount: $72,187
    city: Mayaguez, PR
    year: 2010

    To fund a final year of the Ph.D. Feeder Program in the Department of Chemical Engineering (For Discussion Only)

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Jose Colucci-Rios

    To fund a final year of the Ph.D. Feeder Program in the Department of Chemical Engineering (For Discussion Only)

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  • grantee: Arius Association
    amount: $73,128
    city: Baden, Switzerland
    year: 2010

    To determine the feasibility of establishing multinational working groups that will explore the creation of regional nuclear waste repositories outside of Europe

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Charles McCombie

    To determine the feasibility of establishing multinational working groups that will explore the creation of regional nuclear waste repositories outside of Europe

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  • grantee: Science Festival Foundation
    amount: $50,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2010

    To support Icarus at the Edge of Time, a new multimedia performance piece that dramatizes ideas about time, black holes and relativity

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program New Media
    • Investigator Brian Greene

    To support Icarus at the Edge of Time, a new multimedia performance piece that dramatizes ideas about time, black holes and relativity

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