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: American Association for the Advancement of Science
    amount: $45,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2008

    To fund a technical legal assistance workshop to help universities implement diversity programs

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Daryl Chubin

    To fund a technical legal assistance workshop to help universities implement diversity programs

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  • grantee: American Society for Engineering Education
    amount: $44,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2008

    To develop and prepare for pilot implementation procedures for collecting and analyzing success data for undergraduate engineering students

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Gene Cilento

    To develop and prepare for pilot implementation procedures for collecting and analyzing success data for undergraduate engineering students

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  • grantee: Foundation Center
    amount: $195,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2008

    For renewal of three year grant for operational support

    • Program
    • Investigator R. Albilal

    For renewal of three year grant for operational support

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  • grantee: Office for Oregon Health Policy Research
    amount: $1,000,000
    city: Salem, OR
    year: 2008

    To study the impact of health insurance coverage on the health and the quality of healthcare for low income adults using the Oregon Health Insurance Lottery as a natural experiment

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Amy Finkelstein

    To study the impact of health insurance coverage on the health and the quality of healthcare for low income adults using the Oregon Health Insurance Lottery as a natural experiment

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  • grantee: Educational Policy Institute, Inc.
    amount: $39,975
    city: Virginia Beach, VA
    year: 2008

    To enable the EPI to identify comprehensively and describe current and recent efforts at the national, regional, state, and institutional levels to collect individual-level data in an effort to track student progress in postsecondary education

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Watson Swail

    To enable the EPI to identify comprehensively and describe current and recent efforts at the national, regional, state, and institutional levels to collect individual-level data in an effort to track student progress in postsecondary education

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  • grantee: University of California, Berkeley
    amount: $657,700
    city: Berkeley, CA
    year: 2008

    To develop fungal barcodes and use them to explore the indoor environment

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Microbiology of the Built Environment
    • Investigator Thomas Bruns

    To develop fungal barcodes and use them to explore the indoor environment

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  • grantee: National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc.
    amount: $456,400
    city: White Plains, NY
    year: 2008

    To enable the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering to continue administering the Sloan Minority Ph.D. Program and American Indian Graduate Program for an additional three years

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

    To enable the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering to continue administering the Sloan Minority Ph.D. Program and American Indian Graduate Program for an additional three years

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  • grantee: Marine Biological Laboratory
    amount: $1,215,100
    city: Woods Hole, MA
    year: 2008

    To test and develop the rare biosphere as a field of study

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Microbiology of the Built Environment
    • Investigator Mitchell Sogin

    To test and develop the rare biosphere as a field of study

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  • grantee: Metropolitan Opera Association, Inc.
    amount: $1,000,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2008

    For PBS broadcast and live high-definition transmission into movie theaters of the science opera Dr. Atomic, along with science symposia and ancillary outreach activities.

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program New Media
    • Investigator Elizabeth Hurley

    For PBS broadcast and live high-definition transmission into movie theaters of the science opera Dr. Atomic, along with science symposia and ancillary outreach activities.

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  • grantee: Fund for the City of New York
    amount: $1,360,750
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2008

    Support for Sloan Awards for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics in New York City Public High Schools

    • Program New York City Program
    • Investigator Mary McCormick

    Support for Sloan Awards for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics in New York City Public High Schools

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