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: Friends of Index on Censorship
    amount: $48,103
    city: Frederick, MD
    year: 2019

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

    • Program Technology
    • Investigator Jodie Ginsberg

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

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  • grantee: Writers Room Inc.
    amount: $50,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2019

    To support an Alfred P. Sloan Desk for one science or technology writer per year over three years

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Donna Brodie

    To support an Alfred P. Sloan Desk for one science or technology writer per year over three years

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  • grantee: University of Minnesota
    amount: $124,767
    city: Minneapolis, MN
    year: 2019

    To quantify the impact of differential privacy on the utility and accuracy of Decennial Census data for social science research

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Empirical Economic Research Enablers (EERE)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Steven Ruggles

    To quantify the impact of differential privacy on the utility and accuracy of Decennial Census data for social science research

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  • grantee: University of Pennsylvania
    amount: $223,545
    city: Philadelphia, PA
    year: 2019

    To research how last-mile delivery drivers experience, understand, and respond to technology-enabled outsourcing

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Outsourcing
    • Investigator Steve Viscelli

    To research how last-mile delivery drivers experience, understand, and respond to technology-enabled outsourcing

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  • grantee: Brandeis University
    amount: $249,800
    city: Waltham, MA
    year: 2019

    To explore a broad conception of outsourcing Р Тfissuring,У the shift of activities traditionally done by lead firms in U.S. economy to other business organizations Р and its effects on a wide range of jobs across the skill and education spectrum

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Outsourcing
    • Investigator David Weil

    To explore a broad conception of outsourcing Р Тfissuring,У the shift of activities traditionally done by lead firms in U.S. economy to other business organizations Р and its effects on a wide range of jobs across the skill and education spectrum

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  • grantee: University of Illinois at Chicago
    amount: $249,741
    city: Chicago, IL
    year: 2019

    To examine how the constraints that result from subcontracting arrangements impact both the business models and employment decisions of warehouse operators

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Outsourcing
    • Investigator Beth Gutelius

    To examine how the constraints that result from subcontracting arrangements impact both the business models and employment decisions of warehouse operators

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  • grantee: Colorado State University
    amount: $20,000
    city: Fort Collins, CO
    year: 2019

    To facilitate greater HBCU and HSI participation in the November 2020 Reinvention CollaborativeХs national conference and leadersХ meeting

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

    To facilitate greater HBCU and HSI participation in the November 2020 Reinvention CollaborativeХs national conference and leadersХ meeting

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  • grantee: University of Notre Dame
    amount: $50,000
    city: Notre Dame, IN
    year: 2019

    To measure the levels of poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in indoor facilities and examine their rates of transformation under conditions commonly found in indoor facilities

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Chemistry of Indoor Environments
    • Investigator Kyle Doudrick

    To measure the levels of poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in indoor facilities and examine their rates of transformation under conditions commonly found in indoor facilities

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  • grantee: Digital Public Library of America, Inc.
    amount: $215,633
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2019

    To develop infrastructure for the ingestion of data from national aggregators into Wikimedia Commons using content from the Digital Public Library of America in a pilot effort

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Universal Access to Knowledge
    • Investigator Michael Della Bitta

    To develop infrastructure for the ingestion of data from national aggregators into Wikimedia Commons using content from the Digital Public Library of America in a pilot effort

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  • grantee: Food & Environment Reporting Network
    amount: $239,646
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2019

    To support immersive science storytelling on food and agriculture via the award-winning, female-hosted Gastropod podcast

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

    To support immersive science storytelling on food and agriculture via the award-winning, female-hosted Gastropod podcast

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