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 Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    amount: $20,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2009

    To develop a research program and data survey on the economics of the copyright system

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

    To develop a research program and data survey on the economics of the copyright system

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  • grantee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    amount: $20,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2009

    To prepare and post a comprehensive data base for studying the effects of rent control

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

    To prepare and post a comprehensive data base for studying the effects of rent control

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  • grantee: Thurgood Marshall College Fund
    amount: $34,750
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2009

    To plan the launching of a program through which Thurgood Marshall College Fund universities would collect and analyze data on student retention and migration in STEM disciplines

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Rebecca Bennett

    To plan the launching of a program through which Thurgood Marshall College Fund universities would collect and analyze data on student retention and migration in STEM disciplines

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  • grantee: Committee on Capital Markets Regulation, Inc.
    amount: $120,200
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2009

    To investigate the role of market discipline in regulating the risks taken by financial institutions

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

    To investigate the role of market discipline in regulating the risks taken by financial institutions

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  • grantee: National Academy of Sciences
    amount: $45,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2009

    To develop a web site for Science and Entertainment Exchange

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Film
    • Investigator Barbara Pope

    To develop a web site for Science and Entertainment Exchange

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  • grantee: American Council on Education
    amount: $49,900
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2009

    Support exploratory project on the latter stages of faculty careers

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Working Longer
    • Investigator Claire Van Ummersen

    Support exploratory project on the latter stages of faculty careers

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  • grantee: New York Academy of Sciences
    amount: $20,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2009

    Partial support to actively engage ca. 100 science/math teachers and administrators from the seven schools of 2009 Sloan Awardees for Excellence in the Teaching of Science and Mathematics as core participants in planned NYC Science Education initiative

    • Program New York City Program
    • Investigator Stacie Bloom

    Partial support to actively engage ca. 100 science/math teachers and administrators from the seven schools of 2009 Sloan Awardees for Excellence in the Teaching of Science and Mathematics as core participants in planned NYC Science Education initiative

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  • grantee: University of Oregon
    amount: $119,948
    city: Eugene, OR
    year: 2009

    To conduct a case study of a health care facility examining the role of natural vs. mechanical ventilation on indoor air microbial diversity and abundance

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Microbiology of the Built Environment
    • Investigator Jessica Green

    To conduct a case study of a health care facility examining the role of natural vs. mechanical ventilation on indoor air microbial diversity and abundance

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  • grantee: Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research
    amount: $63,625
    city: Newark, DE
    year: 2009

    To explore the value and feasibility of a global experiment in which human additions of noise to the oceans would be vastly reduced for several hours

    • Program Research
    • Investigator Edward Urban

    To explore the value and feasibility of a global experiment in which human additions of noise to the oceans would be vastly reduced for several hours

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  • grantee: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    amount: $107,410
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2009

    To promote research on the economics of household finance

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

    To promote research on the economics of household finance

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