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: Balliol College in the University of Oxford
    amount: $249,000
    city: Oxford, United Kingdom
    year: 2022

    To form the International Panel on the Information Environment, an independent and multidisciplinary scientific panel for assessing algorithmic bias, manipulation, and misinformation

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Behavioral and Regulatory Effects on Decision-making (BRED)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Philip Howard

    To form the International Panel on the Information Environment, an independent and multidisciplinary scientific panel for assessing algorithmic bias, manipulation, and misinformation

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  • grantee: University of Oxford
    amount: $238,695
    city: Oxford, United Kingdom
    year: 2022

    To incorporate multi-agent perspectives into the foundations of statistics and machine learning

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Maximilian Kasy

    To incorporate multi-agent perspectives into the foundations of statistics and machine learning

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  • grantee: University of Toronto
    amount: $137,873
    city: Toronto, Canada
    year: 2022

    To benchmark current knowledge in virtual tools for collaborative engineering design and generate best practices for distributed teams of engineers

    • Program Technology
    • Initiative Virtual Collaboration initiative
    • Sub-program Exploratory Grantmaking in Technology
    • Investigator Alison Olechowski

    To benchmark current knowledge in virtual tools for collaborative engineering design and generate best practices for distributed teams of engineers

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  • grantee: Superbloom Design
    amount: $238,554
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2022

    To conduct a landscape analysis of the user experience of open source research software projects

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Better Software for Science
    • Investigator Georgia Bullen

    To conduct a landscape analysis of the user experience of open source research software projects

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  • grantee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    amount: $200,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2022

    To work with the Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership (SIGP) to support SIGP Sloan Scholars and alumni in pursuing impactful innovation that benefits Indigenous communities

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Alexander Dale

    To work with the Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership (SIGP) to support SIGP Sloan Scholars and alumni in pursuing impactful innovation that benefits Indigenous communities

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  • grantee: CERGE-EI Foundation
    amount: $10,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2022

    To support economics students, faculty, and staff affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Dragana Stanisic

    To support economics students, faculty, and staff affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine

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  • grantee: Brown University
    amount: $39,341
    city: Providence, RI
    year: 2022

    To develop Dances with Robots, a podcast series that will investigate emerging robotic technologies through the lens of choreography

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Radio
    • Investigator Sydney Skybetter

    To develop Dances with Robots, a podcast series that will investigate emerging robotic technologies through the lens of choreography

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  • grantee: New Venture Fund
    amount: $50,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2022

    To support the Open Research Funders Group, a partnership committed to the open sharing of research outputs

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Better Software for Science
    • Investigator Heather Joseph

    To support the Open Research Funders Group, a partnership committed to the open sharing of research outputs

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  • grantee: Family Pictures Institute for Inclusive Storytelling
    amount: $150,000
    city: Greenwood Lake, NY
    year: 2022

    To support the research and writing of a full treatment for My Mother, the Scientist, a 90-minute personal documentary about the challenge of recruiting more Blacks into STEM

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Film
    • Investigator Thomas Allen Harris

    To support the research and writing of a full treatment for My Mother, the Scientist, a 90-minute personal documentary about the challenge of recruiting more Blacks into STEM

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  • grantee: UnionDocs Inc
    amount: $250,000
    city: Brooklyn, NY
    year: 2022

    To support the production of a feature length documentary about the life and work of scientist John Lilly

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Film
    • Investigator Michael Almereyda

    To support the production of a feature length documentary about the life and work of scientist John Lilly

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