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: WGBH Educational Foundation
    amount: $150,000
    city: Boston, MA
    year: 2019

    To support a one-hour NOVA special about the scientific, technological, social, and criminal justice implications of personal DNA testing

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Television
    • Investigator Chris Schmidt

    To support a one-hour NOVA special about the scientific, technological, social, and criminal justice implications of personal DNA testing

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  • grantee: University of California, Berkeley
    amount: $250,000
    city: Berkeley, CA
    year: 2019

    To support a special semester of research on lattice methods for fully homomorphic encryption and on applications for privacy-preserving computations on confidential data

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

    To support a special semester of research on lattice methods for fully homomorphic encryption and on applications for privacy-preserving computations on confidential data

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  • grantee: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    amount: $166,750
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2019

    To fund a final grant to support the NBER's International Social Security Project

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Working Longer
    • Investigator Courtney Coile

    To fund a final grant to support the NBER's International Social Security Project

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  • grantee: Red Hook Initiative
    amount: $25,000
    city: Brooklyn, NY
    year: 2019

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

    • Program New York City Program
    • Investigator Jill Eisenhard

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

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  • grantee: Georgia Institute of Technology
    amount: $233,049
    city: Atlanta, GA
    year: 2019

    To formalize descriptive data associated with receipt of scholarships from the Sloan Minority PhD Program and to produce a framework for measuring student and program outcomes

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Kaye Husbands Fealing

    To formalize descriptive data associated with receipt of scholarships from the Sloan Minority PhD Program and to produce a framework for measuring student and program outcomes

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  • grantee: The Pennsylvania State University
    amount: $100,000
    city: University Park, PA
    year: 2019

    To disseminate key results from the Chemistry of Indoor Environments program at Indoor Air 2020

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Chemistry of Indoor Environments
    • Investigator Donghyun Rim

    To disseminate key results from the Chemistry of Indoor Environments program at Indoor Air 2020

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  • grantee: University of Washington
    amount: $249,836
    city: Seattle, WA
    year: 2019

    To assess how the privacy and accuracy of social science research will be affected by new disclosure-avoidance algorithms governing the release of 2020 Census data

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

    To assess how the privacy and accuracy of social science research will be affected by new disclosure-avoidance algorithms governing the release of 2020 Census data

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  • grantee: National Council for Science and the Environment
    amount: $36,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2019

    To support the 2020 Annual Conference: Science in Environmental Decision-Making

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Erica Goldman

    To support the 2020 Annual Conference: Science in Environmental Decision-Making

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  • grantee: The Mr. October Foundation for Kids
    amount: $50,000
    city: Carmel, CA
    year: 2019

    To provide partial support for an afterschool and summer STEM enrichment program at six public schools in the Bronx

    • Program New York City Program
    • Investigator Alan Gomez

    To provide partial support for an afterschool and summer STEM enrichment program at six public schools in the Bronx

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  • grantee: Jason Dearen
    amount: $50,000
    city: Gainesville, FL
    year: 2019

    To support the research and writing of "Kill Shot: The Race to Stop a Deadly Disease and the Shadow Industry that Unleashed It,"Кpublished by Penguin Random House

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Jason Dearen

    To support the research and writing of "Kill Shot: The Race to Stop a Deadly Disease and the Shadow Industry that Unleashed It,"Кpublished by Penguin Random House

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