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: American Geophysical Union
    amount: $50,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2022

    To gather a broad cross-section of the geoscience community, as well as scholars and practitioners across disciplines to advance racial justice in geoscience

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Benjamin Keisling

    To gather a broad cross-section of the geoscience community, as well as scholars and practitioners across disciplines to advance racial justice in geoscience

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  • grantee: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
    amount: $250,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2022

    To develop, test, and help implement ways of making administrative data collected from employers useful to economists and other researchers who study labor markets

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Jason Tyszko

    To develop, test, and help implement ways of making administrative data collected from employers useful to economists and other researchers who study labor markets

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  • grantee: Richard Rhodes
    amount: $117,500
    city: Seattle, WA
    year: 2022

    To support the research and writing of “Collide,” to be published by Doubleday in 2024

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Richard Rhodes

    To support the research and writing of “Collide,” to be published by Doubleday in 2024

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  • grantee: Michael Erard
    amount: $7,679
    city: Maastricht, Netherlands
    year: 2022

    To support the research and writing of “A Linguistic History of our First and Last Words,” to be published by The MIT Press

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Michael Erard

    To support the research and writing of “A Linguistic History of our First and Last Words,” to be published by The MIT Press

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  • grantee: Carnegie Mellon University
    amount: $48,745
    city: Pittsburgh, PA
    year: 2022

    To develop plans for meeting more of the current demand from decision-makers for timely data and analysis concerning U.S. competitiveness in critical technologies

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Economic Analysis of Science and Technology (EAST)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Erica Fuchs

    To develop plans for meeting more of the current demand from decision-makers for timely data and analysis concerning U.S. competitiveness in critical technologies

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  • grantee: Marina Gerner
    amount: $49,906
    city: London, United Kingdom
    year: 2022

    To support the research and writing of “The Vagina Business,” to be published by Icon Books (UK) and Sourcebooks (US)

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Marina Gerner

    To support the research and writing of “The Vagina Business,” to be published by Icon Books (UK) and Sourcebooks (US)

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  • grantee: Metropole Film Board, Inc.
    amount: $250,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2022

    To produce and release a 90-minute documentary The Calling: A Medical Odyssey that will profile BIPOC medical students at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Film
    • Investigator Timothy Smith

    To produce and release a 90-minute documentary The Calling: A Medical Odyssey that will profile BIPOC medical students at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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  • grantee: Nicola Twilley
    amount: $50,000
    city: Los Angeles, CA
    year: 2022

    To support the research and writing of “The Birth of Cool,” to be published by Penguin Press

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Nicola Twilley

    To support the research and writing of “The Birth of Cool,” to be published by Penguin Press

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  • grantee: American Association for the Advancement of Science
    amount: $249,416
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2022

    To support social research applications concerning innovation, science policy, and equity

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Economic Analysis of Science and Technology (EAST)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Michael Fernandez

    To support social research applications concerning innovation, science policy, and equity

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  • grantee: Eckerd College
    amount: $249,723
    city: Saint Petersburg, FL
    year: 2022

    To create the Eckerd Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (E-STEM) Scholarship Program to recruit and support Black, Latinx, and Indigenous students who aspire to a STEM graduate degree and career

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Laura Wetzel

    To create the Eckerd Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (E-STEM) Scholarship Program to recruit and support Black, Latinx, and Indigenous students who aspire to a STEM graduate degree and career

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