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: State Theatre Regional Arts Center at New Brunswick, Inc.
    amount: $5,000
    city: New Brunswick, NJ
    year: 2019

    To support the presentation of Music and the Mind, a panel discussion on the effects of music on the brain, on February 26, 2019

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Theater
    • Investigator May R. Van Norman

    To support the presentation of Music and the Mind, a panel discussion on the effects of music on the brain, on February 26, 2019

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  • grantee: Carnegie Mellon University
    amount: $36,666
    city: Pittsburgh, PA
    year: 2019

    To support Dr. Venkat Viswanathan in undertaking a collaborative research project on lithium battery performance, resulting from the 2018 Scialog conference on advanced energy storage

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Venkat Viswanathan

    To support Dr. Venkat Viswanathan in undertaking a collaborative research project on lithium battery performance, resulting from the 2018 Scialog conference on advanced energy storage

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  • grantee: Purdue University
    amount: $36,666
    city: West Lafayette, IN
    year: 2019

    To support Dr. Partha Mukherjee in undertaking a collaborative research project on lithium battery performance, resulting from the 2018 Scialog conference on advanced energy storage

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Partha Mukherjee

    To support Dr. Partha Mukherjee in undertaking a collaborative research project on lithium battery performance, resulting from the 2018 Scialog conference on advanced energy storage

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  • grantee: Columbia University
    amount: $36,666
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2019

    To support Dr. Lauren Marbella in undertaking a collaborative research project on lithium battery performance, resulting from the 2018 Scialog conference on advanced energy storage

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Lauren Marbella

    To support Dr. Lauren Marbella in undertaking a collaborative research project on lithium battery performance, resulting from the 2018 Scialog conference on advanced energy storage

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  • grantee: Bricolage Production Company
    amount: $50,000
    city: Pittsburgh, PA
    year: 2019

    To support “Quantified Self,” an immersive theater piece that incorporates the audience’s personal data to increase understanding of the ethics of computer science and data collection

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program New Media
    • Investigator Michael Skirpan

    To support “Quantified Self,” an immersive theater piece that incorporates the audience’s personal data to increase understanding of the ethics of computer science and data collection

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  • grantee: Brown University
    amount: $50,000
    city: Providence, RI
    year: 2019

    To support a semester-long program on “Illustrating Mathematics,” bringing together artists and mathematicians with an interest in illustrating mathematics with computational tools

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program New Media
    • Investigator Brendan Hassett

    To support a semester-long program on “Illustrating Mathematics,” bringing together artists and mathematicians with an interest in illustrating mathematics with computational tools

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  • grantee: Pioneer Works
    amount: $124,410
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2019

    To establish a Media Lab at Pioneer Works by supporting the development of a strategic plan and the production of pilot science channel, podcast, video, and VR science programs

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program New Media
    • Investigator Janna Levin

    To establish a Media Lab at Pioneer Works by supporting the development of a strategic plan and the production of pilot science channel, podcast, video, and VR science programs

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  • grantee: Harvard University
    amount: $116,290
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2019

    To construct a quantitative index of the health and sustainability of open source software projects used in academia

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Merce Crosas

    To construct a quantitative index of the health and sustainability of open source software projects used in academia

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  • grantee: University of Tennessee
    amount: $237,415
    city: Knoxville, TN
    year: 2019

    To understand the relationship between customer incentives to invest in distributed solar generation and utility incentives to invest in new resource and transmission assets

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Charles Sims

    To understand the relationship between customer incentives to invest in distributed solar generation and utility incentives to invest in new resource and transmission assets

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  • grantee: Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
    amount: $74,800
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2019

    To organize a week-long training program that introduces early career researchers to the practical considerations that shape policy and managerial decisions about energy innovation in the United States

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator David Hart

    To organize a week-long training program that introduces early career researchers to the practical considerations that shape policy and managerial decisions about energy innovation in the United States

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