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: Sam Houston State University
    amount: $40,804
    city: Huntsville, TX
    year: 2021

    To support the research and writing of “Things That Go Bump in the Universe,” to be published by Johns Hopkins University Press

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator C. Renee James

    To support the research and writing of “Things That Go Bump in the Universe,” to be published by Johns Hopkins University Press

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  • grantee: Chelsea Byun
    amount: $44,375
    city: South Portland, ME
    year: 2021

    To support the research and writing of “Mother Brain: How Neuroscience Is Rewriting the Story of Parenthood,” to be published by Henry Holt & Co

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Chelsea Byun

    To support the research and writing of “Mother Brain: How Neuroscience Is Rewriting the Story of Parenthood,” to be published by Henry Holt & Co

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  • grantee: Coco Krumme
    amount: $47,000
    city: Lopez Island, WA
    year: 2021

    To support the research and writing of “False Gods: how optimization seduced us, consumed us, and ultimately failed us,” to be published by Riverhead

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Coco Krumme

    To support the research and writing of “False Gods: how optimization seduced us, consumed us, and ultimately failed us,” to be published by Riverhead

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  • grantee: Christopher R. Miller
    amount: $54,950
    city: Belmont, MA
    year: 2021

    To support the research and writing of “The Switch,” to be published by Simon & Shuster

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Christopher Miller

    To support the research and writing of “The Switch,” to be published by Simon & Shuster

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  • grantee: Siobhan Roberts
    amount: $50,000
    city: Toronto, Canada, Canada
    year: 2021

    To support the research and writing of “Let Five Be Even,” to be published by Pantheon Books

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Siobhan Roberts

    To support the research and writing of “Let Five Be Even,” to be published by Pantheon Books

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  • grantee: California Ocean Science Trust
    amount: $103,448
    city: Sacramento, CA
    year: 2021

    To develop replicable positive ways to advance DEI in coastal and marine sciences towards a vision of a diverse and inclusive science-policy workforce

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

    To develop replicable positive ways to advance DEI in coastal and marine sciences towards a vision of a diverse and inclusive science-policy workforce

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  • grantee: Pecan Street, Inc.
    amount: $100,000
    city: Austin, TX
    year: 2021

    To establish a high-resolution residential energy use monitoring testbed in Puerto Rico through Pecan Street’s new Center for Race, Energy & Climate Justice

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Suzanne Russo

    To establish a high-resolution residential energy use monitoring testbed in Puerto Rico through Pecan Street’s new Center for Race, Energy & Climate Justice

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  • grantee: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
    amount: $49,964
    city: Chicago, IL
    year: 2021

    To support the research and writing of “Human infection studies: When is it ethical to intentionally expose people to pathogens?,” to be published by Oxford University Press

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Seema Shah

    To support the research and writing of “Human infection studies: When is it ethical to intentionally expose people to pathogens?,” to be published by Oxford University Press

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  • grantee: Meehan Crist
    amount: $50,000
    city: Brooklyn, NY
    year: 2021

    To support the research and writing of their book “Is it OK to Have a Child?,” to be published by Random House and Chatto & Windus

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Meehan Crist

    To support the research and writing of their book “Is it OK to Have a Child?,” to be published by Random House and Chatto & Windus

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  • grantee: Dario Robleto
    amount: $49,992
    city: Houston, TX
    year: 2021

    To support the research and writing of “Life Signs: The Tender Science of the Pulsewave,” to be published by the University of Chicago Press

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Dario Robleto

    To support the research and writing of “Life Signs: The Tender Science of the Pulsewave,” to be published by the University of Chicago Press

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