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 Minnesota
    amount: $250,000
    city: Minneapolis, MN
    year: 2021

    To coordinate, grow, and diversify the Ecological Forecasting Initiative community

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Melissa Kenney

    To coordinate, grow, and diversify the Ecological Forecasting Initiative community

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  • grantee: Community Initiatives
    amount: $248,729
    city: Oakland, CA
    year: 2021

    To build an inclusive and diverse instructor community around teaching foundational data literacy skills for conducting efficient, open, and reproducible research

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Better Software for Science
    • Investigator Kari Jordan

    To build an inclusive and diverse instructor community around teaching foundational data literacy skills for conducting efficient, open, and reproducible research

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  • grantee: National Academy of Engineering
    amount: $249,296
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2021

    To provide actionable insights to the engineering education community about existing and potential new approaches for increasing the number of URM engineering undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate students and faculty in US colleges and universities

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

    To provide actionable insights to the engineering education community about existing and potential new approaches for increasing the number of URM engineering undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate students and faculty in US colleges and universities

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  • grantee: University of Southern California
    amount: $249,360
    city: Los Angeles, CA
    year: 2021

    To create and deliver a 12-month racial equity leadership academy for 250 engineering and computer science department chairs at colleges and universities across the United States

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

    To create and deliver a 12-month racial equity leadership academy for 250 engineering and computer science department chairs at colleges and universities across the United States

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  • grantee: Simply Secure
    amount: $50,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2021

    To study the affordances of different tools for digital academic conferences and events and the impact of their implementation on community health

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Exploratory Grantmaking in Technology
    • Investigator Caroline Sinders

    To study the affordances of different tools for digital academic conferences and events and the impact of their implementation on community health

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  • grantee: American Museum of the Moving Image
    amount: $60,000
    city: Astoria, NY
    year: 2021

    To support a public health-focused film series at the Queens Drive-In showcasing Sloan-supported documentaries and popular feature films introduced by scientists

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Film
    • Investigator Sonia Epstein

    To support a public health-focused film series at the Queens Drive-In showcasing Sloan-supported documentaries and popular feature films introduced by scientists

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  • grantee: Tufts University
    amount: $250,000
    city: Medford, MA
    year: 2021

    To examine the financial, social, and technological dimensions of low-carbon economic stimulus policy mechanisms in the United States

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Kelly Gallagher

    To examine the financial, social, and technological dimensions of low-carbon economic stimulus policy mechanisms in the United States

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  • grantee: Barnard College
    amount: $99,660
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2021

    To support the development and performance of “Southern Crossings,” an opera about a meeting between Charles Darwin and John Herschel

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program New Media
    • Investigator Yvette Christiansл

    To support the development and performance of “Southern Crossings,” an opera about a meeting between Charles Darwin and John Herschel

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  • grantee: Jin Qiu
    amount: $55,000
    city: Beijing, China
    year: 2021

    To support the research and writing of “The Virus Hunters: Bats, Diseases, and the Race to Prevent Pandemics,” to be published by Scribner

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Jin Qiu

    To support the research and writing of “The Virus Hunters: Bats, Diseases, and the Race to Prevent Pandemics,” to be published by Scribner

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  • grantee: Rachel Jones
    amount: $21,000
    city: Seattle, WA
    year: 2021

    To support the research and writing of “Getting to the Heart: Easing the Grief & Trauma of Healthcare,” to be published by North Atlantic Books

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Rachel Jones

    To support the research and writing of “Getting to the Heart: Easing the Grief & Trauma of Healthcare,” to be published by North Atlantic Books

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