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: Whitney Museum of American Art
    amount: $100,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2018

    To support a major exhibition on the intersection of art and technology from the 1960s until today

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program New Media
    • Investigator Christiane Paul

    To support a major exhibition on the intersection of art and technology from the 1960s until today

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  • grantee: Food & Environment Reporting Network
    amount: $63,587
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2018

    To support immersive science storytelling on the Gastropod podcast and a diversity evaluation and implementation plan

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Radio
    • Investigator Tom Laskawy

    To support immersive science storytelling on the Gastropod podcast and a diversity evaluation and implementation plan

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  • grantee: The Internet Archive
    amount: $20,000
    city: San Francisco, CA
    year: 2018

    To partially support participation in the 2018 Decentralized Web Summit

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Scholarly Communication
    • Investigator Wendy Hanamura

    To partially support participation in the 2018 Decentralized Web Summit

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  • grantee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    amount: $125,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2018

    To provide final support in completing the first phase of a project examining the component costs of battery chemistries and train the next generation of scholars in energy systems analysis

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Jessika Trancik

    To provide final support in completing the first phase of a project examining the component costs of battery chemistries and train the next generation of scholars in energy systems analysis

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  • grantee: University of California, Davis
    amount: $101,430
    city: Davis, CA
    year: 2018

    To develop a business plan to sustain the activities of the Microbiology of the Built Environment Network

    • Program Science
    • Sub-program Microbiology of the Built Environment
    • Investigator Jonathan Eisen

    To develop a business plan to sustain the activities of the Microbiology of the Built Environment Network

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  • grantee: Stevens Institute of Technology
    amount: $19,762
    city: Hoboken, NJ
    year: 2018

    To pilot two middle school Math Circles in NYC that informs the development of a system of Math Circles in the NYC area

    • Program Initiatives
    • Sub-program New York City Initiatives
    • Investigator Jan Cannizzo

    To pilot two middle school Math Circles in NYC that informs the development of a system of Math Circles in the NYC area

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  • grantee: Code for Science and Society
    amount: $34,300
    city: Portland, OR
    year: 2018

    To partially support the production of a handbook on best practices for open source academic software communities

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Danielle Robinson

    To partially support the production of a handbook on best practices for open source academic software communities

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  • grantee: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    amount: $38,337
    city: Chapel Hill, NC
    year: 2018

    To increase the participation of social science data archives in the Research Data Alliance

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Jonathan Crabtree

    To increase the participation of social science data archives in the Research Data Alliance

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  • grantee: Northeastern University
    amount: $125,000
    city: Boston, MA
    year: 2018

    To develop a plan for facilitating responsible and reproducible research on administrative data from multiple social media sources

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator David Lazer

    To develop a plan for facilitating responsible and reproducible research on administrative data from multiple social media sources

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  • grantee: Michelle Nijhuis
    amount: $40,000
    city: White Salmon, WA
    year: 2018

    To support the research, fact-checking, and promotion of a book about the species conservation movement to be published by W.W. Norton in 2020

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Michelle Nijhuis

    To support the research, fact-checking, and promotion of a book about the species conservation movement to be published by W.W. Norton in 2020

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