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: Regents of the University of Idaho
    amount: $20,000
    city: Moscow, ID
    year: 2018

    To support the first U.S. Semantic Technologies Symposium

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Xiaogang Ma

    To support the first U.S. Semantic Technologies Symposium

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  • grantee: Columbia University
    amount: $20,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2018

    To partially support a summit of data science leadership across US universities

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Jeannette Wing

    To partially support a summit of data science leadership across US universities

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  • grantee: Barnard College
    amount: $15,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2018

    To support a screening of the Sloan-supported documentary Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story and a panel about portraying women in science on the screen at the Athena Film Festival in February 2018

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Film
    • Investigator Kathryn Kolbert

    To support a screening of the Sloan-supported documentary Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story and a panel about portraying women in science on the screen at the Athena Film Festival in February 2018

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  • grantee: University of Colorado, Boulder
    amount: $125,000
    city: Boulder, CO
    year: 2018

    To provide partial support for an instrument to improve detection of volatile organic compounds

    • Program Science
    • Sub-program Chemistry of Indoor Environments
    • Investigator Joost de Gouw

    To provide partial support for an instrument to improve detection of volatile organic compounds

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  • grantee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    amount: $20,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2018

    Support for the preliminary stages of a MIT Press book and film project on women in STEM fields and the seminal 1999 report “A Study on the Status of Women Faculty in Science at MIT.”

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program New Media
    • Investigator Amy Brand

    Support for the preliminary stages of a MIT Press book and film project on women in STEM fields and the seminal 1999 report “A Study on the Status of Women Faculty in Science at MIT.”

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  • grantee: University of Pennsylvania
    amount: $19,146
    city: Philadelphia, PA
    year: 2018

    To analyze the economics of labor markets for information technology workers using administrative datasets

    • Program Economics
    • Initiative Economic Analysis of Science and Technology (EAST)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Prasanna Tambe

    To analyze the economics of labor markets for information technology workers using administrative datasets

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  • grantee: Social Science Research Council
    amount: $125,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2017

    To pilot a small grants program establishing the Sloan Scholars Mentoring Network (SSMN) as a grant-making organization to incentivize Sloan Scholar participation, to support early academic-career Sloan graduates, and to create opportunities for informal mentoring

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Education and Professional Advancement for Underrepresented Groups
    • Investigator Mary McDonnell

    To pilot a small grants program establishing the Sloan Scholars Mentoring Network (SSMN) as a grant-making organization to incentivize Sloan Scholar participation, to support early academic-career Sloan graduates, and to create opportunities for informal mentoring

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  • grantee: John M. Johnson Jr.
    amount: $38,517
    city: Ojai, CA
    year: 2017

    To support a book about the astrophysicist Fritz Zwicky and the search for dark matter

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator John Johnson

    To support a book about the astrophysicist Fritz Zwicky and the search for dark matter

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  • grantee: University of California, Berkeley
    amount: $20,000
    city: Berkeley, CA
    year: 2017

    To support the first paper in a two-year, three-paper research agenda on “The Equilibrium and Spillover Effects of Working Longer: Evidence from Quasi-Experimental Variation in Early Retirement Incentives”

    • Program Working Longer
    • Investigator Benjamin Schoefer

    To support the first paper in a two-year, three-paper research agenda on “The Equilibrium and Spillover Effects of Working Longer: Evidence from Quasi-Experimental Variation in Early Retirement Incentives”

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  • grantee: University of California, Berkeley
    amount: $30,000
    city: Berkeley, CA
    year: 2017

    To extend comparative data analysis for studies of water damaged homes in NY and CA

    • Program Science
    • Sub-program Microbiology of the Built Environment
    • Investigator John Taylor

    To extend comparative data analysis for studies of water damaged homes in NY and CA

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