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: University of California, San Diego
    amount: $49,500
    city: La Jolla, CA
    year: 2022

    To serve as a bridge for students, faculty, and corporate affiliates of the Jacobs School of Engineering to learn, practice, design, and model projects and behaviors informed by multiculturally diverse systems thinking

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

    To serve as a bridge for students, faculty, and corporate affiliates of the Jacobs School of Engineering to learn, practice, design, and model projects and behaviors informed by multiculturally diverse systems thinking

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  • grantee: Coastal Carolina University
    amount: $50,000
    city: Conway, SC
    year: 2022

    To support the research and writing of “Breadfruit: the Gift of the Islands,” published by Harvard University Press in 2024

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Russell Fielding

    To support the research and writing of “Breadfruit: the Gift of the Islands,” published by Harvard University Press in 2024

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  • grantee: Anil Ananthaswamy
    amount: $55,000
    city: San Ramon, CA
    year: 2022

    To support the research and writing of “Why Machines Learn,” published by Dutton in 2023

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Anil Ananthaswamy

    To support the research and writing of “Why Machines Learn,” published by Dutton in 2023

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  • grantee: Mark Wolverton
    amount: $46,700
    city: Narbeth, PA
    year: 2022

    To support the research and writing of “Splinters of Infinity: Cosmic Rays and the Clash of Two Nobel-Winning Scientists Over the Origins of the Universe,” to be published by MIT Press

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Mark Wolverton

    To support the research and writing of “Splinters of Infinity: Cosmic Rays and the Clash of Two Nobel-Winning Scientists Over the Origins of the Universe,” to be published by MIT Press

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  • grantee: Arizona State University
    amount: $50,000
    city: Tempe, AZ
    year: 2022

    To support a series of public roundtables and private workshops on the use of science fiction as a professional tool for futures planning and technology ideation

    • Program Technology
    • Initiative Virtual Collaboration initiative
    • Sub-program Exploratory Grantmaking in Technology
    • Investigator Edward Finn

    To support a series of public roundtables and private workshops on the use of science fiction as a professional tool for futures planning and technology ideation

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  • grantee: Code for Science and Society
    amount: $50,000
    city: Portland, OR
    year: 2022

    To partially support a workshop on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in research software engineering

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Better Software for Science
    • Investigator Michelle Barker

    To partially support a workshop on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in research software engineering

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  • grantee: Michigan State University
    amount: $55,000
    city: East Lansing, MI
    year: 2022

    To support Dr. Jose Mendoza in undertaking a collaborative research project to develop a sustainable process to produce amines for direct air capture, resulting from the 2021 Scialog conference on negative emissions science

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Jose Mendoza-Cortes

    To support Dr. Jose Mendoza in undertaking a collaborative research project to develop a sustainable process to produce amines for direct air capture, resulting from the 2021 Scialog conference on negative emissions science

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  • grantee: New Venture Fund
    amount: $250,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2022

    To accelerate the development and use of privacy-preserving technologies for securely sharing and analyzing sensitive data

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

    To accelerate the development and use of privacy-preserving technologies for securely sharing and analyzing sensitive data

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  • grantee: University of California, San Francisco
    amount: $249,866
    city: San Francisco, CA
    year: 2022

    To support the digital archiving and documentation of the COVID Tracking Project online community

    • Program Technology
    • Initiative Virtual Collaboration initiative
    • Sub-program Exploratory Grantmaking in Technology
    • Investigator Polina Ilieva

    To support the digital archiving and documentation of the COVID Tracking Project online community

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  • grantee: University of Pittsburgh
    amount: $55,000
    city: Pittsburgh, PA
    year: 2022

    To support Dr. Katherine Hornbostel in undertaking a collaborative research project to advance the development of electrocatalytic solid-state sorbents for direct air capture, resulting from the 2021 Scialog conference on negative emissions science

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Katherine Hornbostel

    To support Dr. Katherine Hornbostel in undertaking a collaborative research project to advance the development of electrocatalytic solid-state sorbents for direct air capture, resulting from the 2021 Scialog conference on negative emissions science

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