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: Starre Julia Vartan
    amount: $44,250
    city: Bainbridge Island, WA
    year: 2023

    To support the research and writing of Strength & Power: The Untold, Ignored, and Belittled Science of Women’s Bodies to be published by Perseus Books

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Starre Vartan

    To support the research and writing of Strength & Power: The Untold, Ignored, and Belittled Science of Women’s Bodies to be published by Perseus Books

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  • grantee: New York University
    amount: $50,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2023

    To investigate the causes and consequences of regional differences in the adoption and use of artificial intelligence

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economics
    • Investigator Robert Seamans

    To investigate the causes and consequences of regional differences in the adoption and use of artificial intelligence

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  • grantee: Ohio State University
    amount: $15,000
    city: Columbus, OH
    year: 2023

    To sustain and generate even greater momentum for an annual Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Symposium on Computer Science and Law

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economics
    • Investigator Bryan Choi

    To sustain and generate even greater momentum for an annual Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Symposium on Computer Science and Law

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  • grantee: AfterImage Public Media
    amount: $250,000
    city: San Francisco, CA
    year: 2023

    To support the post-production of an all-archival, feature length documentary about climate change and its shift from scientific phenomenon to political battleground

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Film
    • Investigator Justine Nagan

    To support the post-production of an all-archival, feature length documentary about climate change and its shift from scientific phenomenon to political battleground

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  • grantee: WGBH Educational Foundation
    amount: $250,000
    city: Boston, MA
    year: 2023

    To produce and release a one-hour NOVA documentary about personal data and privacy along with a social media campaign, screening events, virtual fieldtrip and classroom-ready assets hosted on PBS LearningMedia

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Television
    • Investigator Julia Cort

    To produce and release a one-hour NOVA documentary about personal data and privacy along with a social media campaign, screening events, virtual fieldtrip and classroom-ready assets hosted on PBS LearningMedia

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  • grantee: Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences
    amount: $50,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2023

    To support participation by academic and nonprofit-based social scientists at Social Science Foo Camp

    • Program Technology
    • Initiative Virtual Collaboration initiative
    • Sub-program Exploratory Grantmaking in Technology
    • Investigator Erika Isaly

    To support participation by academic and nonprofit-based social scientists at Social Science Foo Camp

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  • grantee: Brookings Institution
    amount: $250,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2023

    To convene experts for different sectors of the U.S. Care Economy and identify priority research questions in each area

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economics
    • Investigator Tara Watson

    To convene experts for different sectors of the U.S. Care Economy and identify priority research questions in each area

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  • grantee: University of Colorado, Boulder
    amount: $249,651
    city: Boulder, CO
    year: 2023

    To transform existing systems and establish new infrastructure to facilitate opportunity and success for graduate students from historically marginalized backgrounds

    • Program Higher Education
    • Investigator E. Scott Adler

    To transform existing systems and establish new infrastructure to facilitate opportunity and success for graduate students from historically marginalized backgrounds

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  • grantee: University of Wisconsin, Madison
    amount: $249,912
    city: Madison, WI
    year: 2023

    To transform the graduate student experience by fostering collaborative engagement within and across STEM departments to build a multi-layered, cohort-based community of peers and mentors

    • Program Higher Education
    • Investigator William J. Karpus

    To transform the graduate student experience by fostering collaborative engagement within and across STEM departments to build a multi-layered, cohort-based community of peers and mentors

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  • grantee: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    amount: $247,812
    city: Las Vegas, NV
    year: 2023

    To develop an infrastructure that increases diversity, fosters inclusion, and closes equity gaps among Ph.D. students in the physical sciences and engineering

    • Program Higher Education
    • Investigator Alyssa Crittenden

    To develop an infrastructure that increases diversity, fosters inclusion, and closes equity gaps among Ph.D. students in the physical sciences and engineering

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