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: Dartmouth College
    amount: $249,998
    city: Hanover, NH
    year: 2019

    To investigate the role of platforms in changing outsourcing relationships, labor markets, and worker outcomes

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Outsourcing
    • Investigator Geoffrey Parker

    To investigate the role of platforms in changing outsourcing relationships, labor markets, and worker outcomes

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  • grantee: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    amount: $50,000
    city: Chapel Hill, NC
    year: 2019

    To expand partnership between the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and Elizabeth City State University focusing on underserved rural upper elementary students as a means to create equity in access to STEM learning resources and career pathways

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Todd Boyette

    To expand partnership between the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and Elizabeth City State University focusing on underserved rural upper elementary students as a means to create equity in access to STEM learning resources and career pathways

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  • grantee: Data Foundation
    amount: $50,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2019

    To support plans to improve government administrative data linkages that would enhance social science research

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Nick Hart

    To support plans to improve government administrative data linkages that would enhance social science research

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  • grantee: Partnership for Public Service
    amount: $47,453
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2019

    To develop a community of data experts that help federal agencies with data-driven decision-making andКdata-policy implementations

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Chantelle Renn

    To develop a community of data experts that help federal agencies with data-driven decision-making andКdata-policy implementations

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  • grantee: The Conversation
    amount: $50,000
    city: Boston, MA
    year: 2019

    To develop articles and resources that highlight uses of the Decennial Census and other data produced by federal statistical agencies

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Beth Daley

    To develop articles and resources that highlight uses of the Decennial Census and other data produced by federal statistical agencies

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  • grantee: Code for Science and Society
    amount: $50,000
    city: Portland, OR
    year: 2019

    To establish a network aimed at integrating and expanding open infrastructure initiatives

    • Program Technology
    • Investigator Dan Whaley

    To establish a network aimed at integrating and expanding open infrastructure initiatives

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  • grantee: University of California, Santa Barbara
    amount: $115,115
    city: Santa Barbara, CA
    year: 2019

    To document and study the histories of the R and Python programming languages

    • Program Technology
    • Investigator Dan Sholler

    To document and study the histories of the R and Python programming languages

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  • grantee: Princeton University
    amount: $143,191
    city: Princeton, NJ
    year: 2019

    To establish and strengthen professional networks of research software engineers in the United States

    • Program Technology
    • Investigator Ian Cosden

    To establish and strengthen professional networks of research software engineers in the United States

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  • grantee: Code for Science and Society
    amount: $197,225
    city: Portland, OR
    year: 2019

    To further support the development and adoption of a community platform for preprint review

    • Program Technology
    • Investigator Daniela Saderi

    To further support the development and adoption of a community platform for preprint review

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  • grantee: Dan Levitt
    amount: $54,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2019

    To support the research and writing of ТWhatХs Gotten Into You: A History of Your Body from the Big Bang Through Last NightХs Dinner,У published by Flatiron Press in 2020

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Dan Levitt

    To support the research and writing of ТWhatХs Gotten Into You: A History of Your Body from the Big Bang Through Last NightХs Dinner,У published by Flatiron Press in 2020

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