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 Michigan
    amount: $165,303
    city: Ann Arbor, MI
    year: 2021

    To develop a nuanced understanding of Large Language Models to provide actionable recommendations for their development, implementation, and governance

    • Program Technology
    • Initiative Trust in AI
    • Sub-program Exploratory Grantmaking in Technology
    • Investigator Shobita Parthasarathy

    To develop a nuanced understanding of Large Language Models to provide actionable recommendations for their development, implementation, and governance

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  • grantee: American Museum of the Moving Image
    amount: $132,820
    city: Astoria, NY
    year: 2021

    To support the Sloan Student Grand Jury Prize for the annual selection and development of the best-of-the-best screenplay from Sloan’s six film school partners and Sloan Discovery Award selected from six non-Sloan film school screenplays with S&T themes

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

    To support the Sloan Student Grand Jury Prize for the annual selection and development of the best-of-the-best screenplay from Sloan’s six film school partners and Sloan Discovery Award selected from six non-Sloan film school screenplays with S&T themes

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  • grantee: North Fork TV Festival, Inc.
    amount: $15,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2021

    To support the writing, packaging, pitching, and promotion of two scripted S&T television pilots at the inaugural North Fork TV Festival Pitch Forum

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Television
    • Investigator Noah Doyle

    To support the writing, packaging, pitching, and promotion of two scripted S&T television pilots at the inaugural North Fork TV Festival Pitch Forum

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  • grantee: Open Collective Foundation
    amount: $50,000
    city: Walnut, CA
    year: 2021

    To strengthen the public interest communities and networks that sustain open-source digital infrastructure

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Better Software for Science
    • Investigator Pia Mancini

    To strengthen the public interest communities and networks that sustain open-source digital infrastructure

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  • grantee: University of Houston
    amount: $177,520
    city: Houston, TX
    year: 2021

    To understand potential bias in external review letters (ERLs) in the promotion and tenure (P&T) processes for underrepresented minority (URM) and women faculty

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Paula Short

    To understand potential bias in external review letters (ERLs) in the promotion and tenure (P&T) processes for underrepresented minority (URM) and women faculty

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  • grantee: Red Hook Initiative
    amount: $50,000
    city: Brooklyn, NY
    year: 2021

    To provide partial support for the Farm-Based Learning Program on Red Hook Farms and Digital Stewards Program for students in Red Hook, Brooklyn

    • Program Higher Education
    • Investigator Morgan Monaco

    To provide partial support for the Farm-Based Learning Program on Red Hook Farms and Digital Stewards Program for students in Red Hook, Brooklyn

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  • grantee: Philanthropy New York
    amount: $28,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2021

    To support work on behalf of the nonprofit and charitable community

    • Program New York City Program
    • Investigator Anthony Salgado

    To support work on behalf of the nonprofit and charitable community

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  • grantee: Carnegie Mellon University
    amount: $40,984
    city: Pittsburgh, PA
    year: 2021

    To conduct exploratory analyses on why maintainers disengage from open source projects by cataloguing disengagement factors and hypotheses based on demographic characteristics

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Better Software for Science
    • Investigator Christian Kдstner

    To conduct exploratory analyses on why maintainers disengage from open source projects by cataloguing disengagement factors and hypotheses based on demographic characteristics

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  • grantee: Circle X Theatre Co.
    amount: $17,429
    city: Los Angeles, CA
    year: 2021

    To support a live-streamed reading and recording of the Sloan-supported play “Louis Slotin Sonata,” held on the 75th anniversary of Louis Slotin’s fatal accident

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Theater
    • Investigator Tim Wright

    To support a live-streamed reading and recording of the Sloan-supported play “Louis Slotin Sonata,” held on the 75th anniversary of Louis Slotin’s fatal accident

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  • grantee: Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association Inc.
    amount: $15,340
    city: Arlington, VA
    year: 2021

    To support the production of two 8-10-minute segments on PBS NewsHour covering Brazil’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Television
    • Investigator Morgan Till

    To support the production of two 8-10-minute segments on PBS NewsHour covering Brazil’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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