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: Rhizome
    amount: $187,125
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2019

    To prototype the alignment of software and network preservation in the context of a new publishing platform for Emulation as a Service

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Dragan Espenschied

    To prototype the alignment of software and network preservation in the context of a new publishing platform for Emulation as a Service

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  • grantee: University of California, Davis
    amount: $249,456
    city: Davis, CA
    year: 2019

    To understand how future electric vehicle demand will impact the development of electricity distribution infrastructure

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator Alan Jenn

    To understand how future electric vehicle demand will impact the development of electricity distribution infrastructure

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  • grantee: National Academy of Sciences
    amount: $25,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2018

    To develop a shared vision and approach for a collaboration between NASEM, OECD and IAP to understand the impact of AI on work by assessing AI and robotics capabilities

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Stuart Elliott

    To develop a shared vision and approach for a collaboration between NASEM, OECD and IAP to understand the impact of AI on work by assessing AI and robotics capabilities

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  • grantee: University of Maryland, College Park
    amount: $1,975
    city: College Park, MD
    year: 2018

    To develop measurement tools for assessing public attitudes toward potential privacy protection techniques

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Frauke Kreuter

    To develop measurement tools for assessing public attitudes toward potential privacy protection techniques

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  • grantee: The University of Chicago
    amount: $20,000
    city: Chicago, IL
    year: 2018

    To support the work of a Committee for the Study of Digital Platforms in preparation for an international conference on antitrust and competition research

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Luigi Zingales

    To support the work of a Committee for the Study of Digital Platforms in preparation for an international conference on antitrust and competition research

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  • grantee: Cornell University
    amount: $50,000
    city: Ithaca, NY
    year: 2018

    To enhance the transparency, reproducibility, and replicability of empirical research in the social sciences by simplifying how authors can, when submitting a paper to a journal, also provide structured metadata about the provenance and archiving of code, data, and other supplementary materials

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Lars Vilhuber

    To enhance the transparency, reproducibility, and replicability of empirical research in the social sciences by simplifying how authors can, when submitting a paper to a journal, also provide structured metadata about the provenance and archiving of code, data, and other supplementary materials

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  • grantee: George Washington University
    amount: $50,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2018

    To design, vet, and launch plans for federal agencies and private data holders to cooperate on improving federal economic statistics

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Andrew Reamer

    To design, vet, and launch plans for federal agencies and private data holders to cooperate on improving federal economic statistics

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  • grantee: The University of Canberra
    amount: $135,373
    city: Bruce, Australia
    year: 2018

    To study the economics and maintenance of digital infrastructure by exploring the relationship between waged and volunteer labor in open source projects

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Mathieu O'Neil

    To study the economics and maintenance of digital infrastructure by exploring the relationship between waged and volunteer labor in open source projects

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  • grantee: University of California, Berkeley
    amount: $138,035
    city: Berkeley, CA
    year: 2018

    To study the economics and maintenance of digital infrastructure by investigating the invisible work that sustains widely used open source projects

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Stuart Geiger

    To study the economics and maintenance of digital infrastructure by investigating the invisible work that sustains widely used open source projects

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  • grantee: Carnegie Mellon University
    amount: $49,500
    city: Pittsburgh, PA
    year: 2018

    To study the economics and maintenance of digital infrastructure by testing the impact of non-financial and reputational incentives on open source participation

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Eremina Mytsa

    To study the economics and maintenance of digital infrastructure by testing the impact of non-financial and reputational incentives on open source participation

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