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 Public Radio, Inc.
    amount: $400,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2008

    Support for a science-and-art strand on Science Friday radio broadcasts and on the Science Friday Web site

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Radio
    • Investigator Ira Flatow

    Support for a science-and-art strand on Science Friday radio broadcasts and on the Science Friday Web site

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  • grantee: Appropriation
    amount: $770,000
    city:  
    year: 2008

    To launch a Minority Post-Doctoral Fellowship Pilot Program.

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

    To launch a Minority Post-Doctoral Fellowship Pilot Program.

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  • grantee: American Red Cross in Greater New York
    amount: $236,779
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2008

    To support the creation and launch of the New York City Emergency Preparedness Campaign.

    • Program New York City Program
    • Investigator Theresa Bischoff

    To support the creation and launch of the New York City Emergency Preparedness Campaign.

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  • grantee: Hourglass Group, Ltd.
    amount: $20,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2008

    Support for a play about the secret communication system invented by Hedy Lamarr and George Antheil.

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Theater
    • Investigator Elyse Singer

    Support for a play about the secret communication system invented by Hedy Lamarr and George Antheil.

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  • grantee: Washington University in St. Louis
    amount: $19,200
    city: St. Louis, MO
    year: 2008

    To fund a third meeting for the study of student migration in and out of STEM fields

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Robert Koff

    To fund a third meeting for the study of student migration in and out of STEM fields

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  • grantee: American Film Institute
    amount: $312,178
    city: Los Angeles, CA
    year: 2008

    To hold a three-day summit meeting in Hollywood of the entire Sloan film program

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Film
    • Investigator Joe Petricca

    To hold a three-day summit meeting in Hollywood of the entire Sloan film program

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  • grantee: American Museum of Natural History
    amount: $44,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2008

    To develop a web version of: "The Biology of the Horse" interactive that is part of the: The Horse exhibition at the Museum of Natural History

    • Program New York City Program
    • Investigator Steven Mau

    To develop a web version of: "The Biology of the Horse" interactive that is part of the: The Horse exhibition at the Museum of Natural History

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  • grantee: Hamptons International Film Festival
    amount: $487,000
    city: East Hampton, NY
    year: 2008

    To commission and highlight science and technology films and to develop S&T screenplays

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Film
    • Investigator Karen Arikian

    To commission and highlight science and technology films and to develop S&T screenplays

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  • grantee: Lyrasis
    amount: $250,000
    city: Philadelphia, PA
    year: 2008

    To encourage a regional scanning center in the Mid-Atlantic Region for digitizing library collections under open principles

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Universal Access to Knowledge
    • Investigator Catherine Wilt

    To encourage a regional scanning center in the Mid-Atlantic Region for digitizing library collections under open principles

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  • grantee: Brooklyn Academy of Music
    amount: $20,000
    city: Brooklyn, NY
    year: 2008

    To screen two Sloan winning Sundance films and hold a panel with Sloan Filmmaker at the Sundance Institute at BAM festival

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Film
    • Investigator Karen Hopkins

    To screen two Sloan winning Sundance films and hold a panel with Sloan Filmmaker at the Sundance Institute at BAM festival

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