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 California, San Diego
    amount: $198,325
    city: La Jolla, CA
    year: 2019

    To coordinate efforts to integrate surface chemistry data by establishing the SURFace Consortium for Chemistry of Indoor Environments (SURF-CIE)

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Chemistry of Indoor Environments
    • Investigator Vicki Grassian

    To coordinate efforts to integrate surface chemistry data by establishing the SURFace Consortium for Chemistry of Indoor Environments (SURF-CIE)

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  • grantee: Harvard University
    amount: $197,008
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2019

    To support research on the effects of a range of institutional policies and programs in higher education on faculty retirement decisions

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Working Longer
    • Investigator Frank Dobbin

    To support research on the effects of a range of institutional policies and programs in higher education on faculty retirement decisions

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  • grantee: SFFILM
    amount: $250,000
    city: San Francisco, CA
    year: 2019

    To provide completion funding for a feature-length film about the life and scientific contributions of Nikola Tesla

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Film
    • Investigator Elizabeth O'Malley

    To provide completion funding for a feature-length film about the life and scientific contributions of Nikola Tesla

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  • grantee: American Physical Society
    amount: $161,124
    city: College Park, MD
    year: 2019

    To support two conferences that seek to increase the number of underrepresented minority (URM) students who are well-prepared for doctoral programs and who complete PhDs in the physical sciences

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Theodore Hodapp

    To support two conferences that seek to increase the number of underrepresented minority (URM) students who are well-prepared for doctoral programs and who complete PhDs in the physical sciences

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  • grantee: New York University
    amount: $249,905
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2019

    To study the role of information asymmetry among stakeholders in distribution system planning and the implementation of distributed energy resources

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Yury Dvorkin

    To study the role of information asymmetry among stakeholders in distribution system planning and the implementation of distributed energy resources

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  • grantee: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    amount: $95,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2019

    To conduct a series of planning activities to identify the scientific needs of the NYC museum community

    • Program New York City Program
    • Investigator Marco Leona

    To conduct a series of planning activities to identify the scientific needs of the NYC museum community

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  • grantee: Adler Planetarium
    amount: $74,791
    city: Chicago, IL
    year: 2019

    To engage faith-based and interfaith communities with scientific research through citizen science projects on Zooniverse

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program New Media
    • Investigator Grace Wolf-Chase

    To engage faith-based and interfaith communities with scientific research through citizen science projects on Zooniverse

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  • grantee: University of California, Irvine
    amount: $155,958
    city: Irvine, CA
    year: 2019

    To build upon previously Sloan-funded research on age discrimination, by studying the effects of ageist stereotypes in job ads on the age composition of job applicants for those jobs

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Working Longer
    • Investigator David Neumark

    To build upon previously Sloan-funded research on age discrimination, by studying the effects of ageist stereotypes in job ads on the age composition of job applicants for those jobs

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  • grantee: Carnegie Mellon University
    amount: $45,000
    city: Pittsburgh, PA
    year: 2019

    To organize a workshop that will assess the prospects for forming a national consortium of university energy institutes and research centers

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Jay Whitacre

    To organize a workshop that will assess the prospects for forming a national consortium of university energy institutes and research centers

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  • grantee: Northwestern University
    amount: $41,150
    city: Evanston, IL
    year: 2019

    To disseminate key results from the Chemistry of Indoor Environments program and the Microbiology of the Built Environment program

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Chemistry of Indoor Environments
    • Investigator Erica Hartmann

    To disseminate key results from the Chemistry of Indoor Environments program and the Microbiology of the Built Environment program

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