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: The University of Chicago
    amount: $250,000
    city: Chicago, IL
    year: 2019

    To increase the diversity of the professoriate in computing at research universities through the FLIP Alliance, as a means to diversify the entire field

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Valerie Taylor

    To increase the diversity of the professoriate in computing at research universities through the FLIP Alliance, as a means to diversify the entire field

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  • grantee: Foundation Center dba Candid
    amount: $75,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2019

    To support work on behalf of the nonprofit and charitable community

    • Program New York City Program
    • Investigator Bradford Smith

    To support work on behalf of the nonprofit and charitable community

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  • grantee: Columbia University
    amount: $20,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2019

    To support the development of a brain-computer interface that generates music without physical movement and a live public performance and seminar demonstrating the technology

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program New Media
    • Investigator Pamela Smith

    To support the development of a brain-computer interface that generates music without physical movement and a live public performance and seminar demonstrating the technology

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  • grantee: Yale University
    amount: $15,000
    city: New Haven, CT
    year: 2019

    To support the inaugural ACM Symposium on Computer Science and Law and launch the ACM’s efforts in this field

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

    To support the inaugural ACM Symposium on Computer Science and Law and launch the ACM’s efforts in this field

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  • grantee: Council of Graduate Schools
    amount: $157,881
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2019

    To address a gap in the STEM community’s understanding of graduate student mental health and wellness that creates special barriers to degree completion and success for underrepresented minorities

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Suzanne Ortega

    To address a gap in the STEM community’s understanding of graduate student mental health and wellness that creates special barriers to degree completion and success for underrepresented minorities

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  • grantee: The New School
    amount: $249,500
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2019

    To study new city and state policies regarding driver pay and congestion on the New York City “for-hire vehicle” (FHV) labor market

    • Program New York City Program
    • Investigator James Parrott

    To study new city and state policies regarding driver pay and congestion on the New York City “for-hire vehicle” (FHV) labor market

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  • grantee: Washington Center for Equitable Growth
    amount: $249,917
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2019

    To fund an RFP focused on advancing research on outsourcing and its impact on U.S. workers

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Outsourcing
    • Investigator Kate Bahn

    To fund an RFP focused on advancing research on outsourcing and its impact on U.S. workers

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  • grantee: Russell Sage Foundation
    amount: $50,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2019

    To publish a special volume of the Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences on labor market trends and their economic implications

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

    To publish a special volume of the Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences on labor market trends and their economic implications

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  • grantee: Princeton University
    amount: $49,280
    city: Princeton, NJ
    year: 2019

    To investigate an as-yet undertheorized link between outsourcing and automation

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Outsourcing
    • Investigator Janet Vertesi

    To investigate an as-yet undertheorized link between outsourcing and automation

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  • grantee: Women Make Movies, Inc.
    amount: $200,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2019

    To support a feature documentary about the bias encoded in automated decision-making and machine-learning algorithms based on the work of Joy Buolamwini

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Film
    • Investigator Debra Zimmerman

    To support a feature documentary about the bias encoded in automated decision-making and machine-learning algorithms based on the work of Joy Buolamwini

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