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: Arizona State University
    amount: $20,000
    city: Tempe, AZ
    year: 2018

    To support student participation at the Energy and Society in Transition conference

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Clark Miller

    To support student participation at the Energy and Society in Transition conference

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  • grantee: Georgia State University Research Foundation
    amount: $125,000
    city: Atlanta, GA
    year: 2018

    To develop programming establishing the CASA Science Fellows Program, a STEM PhD Pipeline for Georgia State University students

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Education and Professional Advancement for Underrepresented Groups
    • Investigator Kyle Frantz

    To develop programming establishing the CASA Science Fellows Program, a STEM PhD Pipeline for Georgia State University students

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  • grantee: University of California, Los Angeles
    amount: $104,166
    city: Los Angeles, CA
    year: 2018

    To lead and synthesize the activities of the Extreme Physics and Chemistry community of the Deep Carbon Observatory

    • Program Science
    • Sub-program Deep Carbon Observatory
    • Investigator Craig Manning

    To lead and synthesize the activities of the Extreme Physics and Chemistry community of the Deep Carbon Observatory

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  • grantee: Carnegie Institution of Washington
    amount: $468,750
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2018

    To synthesize the work of the Reservoirs and Fluxes Community of the Deep Carbon Observatory

    • Program Science
    • Sub-program Deep Carbon Observatory
    • Investigator Steve Shirey

    To synthesize the work of the Reservoirs and Fluxes Community of the Deep Carbon Observatory

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  • grantee: Code for Science and Society
    amount: $65,780
    city: Portland, OR
    year: 2018

    To support further development of PREreview, a platform to improve the training of scientists in peer review practices

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Scholarly Communication
    • Investigator Daniela Saderi

    To support further development of PREreview, a platform to improve the training of scientists in peer review practices

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  • grantee: Council on Foreign Relations
    amount: $50,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2018

    To organize a workshop examining the economic, technical, regulatory and security impacts of climate risks on energy systems

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Amy Jaffe

    To organize a workshop examining the economic, technical, regulatory and security impacts of climate risks on energy systems

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  • grantee: Michigan Technological University
    amount: $49,963
    city: Houghton, MI
    year: 2018

    To support a multidisciplinary research project that scopes the feasibility of using decommissioned mines as underground pumped-storage hydropower

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Roman Sidortsov

    To support a multidisciplinary research project that scopes the feasibility of using decommissioned mines as underground pumped-storage hydropower

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  • grantee: University of Michigan
    amount: $249,284
    city: Ann Arbor, MI
    year: 2018

    To support a multidisciplinary research project that examines the impact of storage additions on transmission system frequency regulation

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Catherine Hausman

    To support a multidisciplinary research project that examines the impact of storage additions on transmission system frequency regulation

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  • grantee: The Pennsylvania State University
    amount: $250,000
    city: University Park, PA
    year: 2018

    To support a multidisciplinary research project that examines the impact of variable wind generation on transmission systems

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Chiara Lo Prete

    To support a multidisciplinary research project that examines the impact of variable wind generation on transmission systems

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  • grantee: Washington State University
    amount: $249,785
    city: Pullman, WA
    year: 2018

    To support a multidisciplinary research project that examines the impact of demand response programs on distribution systems

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Anamika Dubey

    To support a multidisciplinary research project that examines the impact of demand response programs on distribution systems

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