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: Yale University Press
    amount: $30,250
    city: New Haven, CT
    year: 2017

    To support Urban Chromatic, a book that uses satellite imagery to increase public understanding of remote sensing and contemporary global urbanization

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Karen Seto

    To support Urban Chromatic, a book that uses satellite imagery to increase public understanding of remote sensing and contemporary global urbanization

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  • grantee: Washington Monthly Corporation
    amount: $50,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2017

    To support the re-launch of Invention & Technology Magazine with a special issue on the achievements of women and minorities in STEM and to redesign the website

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program New Media
    • Investigator Diane Straus

    To support the re-launch of Invention & Technology Magazine with a special issue on the achievements of women and minorities in STEM and to redesign the website

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  • grantee: George Washington University
    amount: $74,962
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2017

    To explore research areas in extreme biophysics, creation of new carbon-based materials, and implications for astrophysics and more extreme conditions not currently explored in the DCO

    • Program Science
    • Sub-program Deep Carbon Observatory
    • Investigator Russell Hemley

    To explore research areas in extreme biophysics, creation of new carbon-based materials, and implications for astrophysics and more extreme conditions not currently explored in the DCO

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  • grantee: Center for State and Local Government Excellence
    amount: $109,450
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2017

    To collect, analyze and code data on U.S. state pension statues and related policies that impact a retiree’s ability to continue working or return to work

    • Program Working Longer
    • Investigator Joshua Franzel

    To collect, analyze and code data on U.S. state pension statues and related policies that impact a retiree’s ability to continue working or return to work

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  • grantee: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    amount: $50,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2017

    To better understand the benefits and challenges of international science partnerships, including energy and environmental issues, through a workshop and white paper

    • Program Energy and Environment
    • Investigator John Randell

    To better understand the benefits and challenges of international science partnerships, including energy and environmental issues, through a workshop and white paper

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  • grantee: Association of American Universities
    amount: $20,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2017

    To undertake planning activities in preparation for a major new initiative on PhD education in collaboration with AAU member universities

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Science of Learning STEM
    • Investigator Tobin Smith

    To undertake planning activities in preparation for a major new initiative on PhD education in collaboration with AAU member universities

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  • grantee: Georgetown University
    amount: $7,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2017

    To partially support a meeting on the capacity of organizations at the local, state, national and international levels to utilize data to advance science and solve social problems

    • Program Digital Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Michael Bailey

    To partially support a meeting on the capacity of organizations at the local, state, national and international levels to utilize data to advance science and solve social problems

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  • grantee: Philanthropy New York
    amount: $28,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2017

    To support work on behalf of the nonprofit and charitable community

    • Program Initiatives
    • Investigator Allyson Goldhagen

    To support work on behalf of the nonprofit and charitable community

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  • grantee: Miller-McCune Center for Research Media and Public Policy
    amount: $50,000
    city: Santa Barbara, CA
    year: 2017

    To support academic and nonprofit participation in a workshop that will also bring together industry and policy leaders to discuss computational social science

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

    To support academic and nonprofit participation in a workshop that will also bring together industry and policy leaders to discuss computational social science

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  • grantee: Drexel University
    amount: $84,797
    city: Philadelphia, PA
    year: 2017

    To disseminate key results from the Chemistry of Indoor Environments program and Microbiology of the Built Environment program at Indoor Air 2018

    • Program Science
    • Sub-program Chemistry of Indoor Environments
    • Investigator Michael Waring

    To disseminate key results from the Chemistry of Indoor Environments program and Microbiology of the Built Environment program at Indoor Air 2018

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