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: Coco Krumme
    amount: $47,000
    city: Lopez Island, WA
    year: 2021

    To support the research and writing of “False Gods: how optimization seduced us, consumed us, and ultimately failed us,” to be published by Riverhead

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Coco Krumme

    To support the research and writing of “False Gods: how optimization seduced us, consumed us, and ultimately failed us,” to be published by Riverhead

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  • grantee: Christopher R. Miller
    amount: $54,950
    city: Belmont, MA
    year: 2021

    To support the research and writing of “The Switch,” to be published by Simon & Shuster

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Christopher Miller

    To support the research and writing of “The Switch,” to be published by Simon & Shuster

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  • grantee: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
    amount: $49,964
    city: Chicago, IL
    year: 2021

    To support the research and writing of “Human infection studies: When is it ethical to intentionally expose people to pathogens?,” to be published by Oxford University Press

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Seema Shah

    To support the research and writing of “Human infection studies: When is it ethical to intentionally expose people to pathogens?,” to be published by Oxford University Press

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  • grantee: Meehan Crist
    amount: $50,000
    city: Brooklyn, NY
    year: 2021

    To support the research and writing of their book “Is it OK to Have a Child?,” to be published by Random House and Chatto & Windus

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Meehan Crist

    To support the research and writing of their book “Is it OK to Have a Child?,” to be published by Random House and Chatto & Windus

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  • grantee: Dario Robleto
    amount: $49,992
    city: Houston, TX
    year: 2021

    To support the research and writing of “Life Signs: The Tender Science of the Pulsewave,” to be published by the University of Chicago Press

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Dario Robleto

    To support the research and writing of “Life Signs: The Tender Science of the Pulsewave,” to be published by the University of Chicago Press

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  • grantee: Jin Qiu
    amount: $55,000
    city: Beijing, China
    year: 2021

    To support the research and writing of “The Virus Hunters: Bats, Diseases, and the Race to Prevent Pandemics,” to be published by Scribner

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Jin Qiu

    To support the research and writing of “The Virus Hunters: Bats, Diseases, and the Race to Prevent Pandemics,” to be published by Scribner

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  • grantee: Rachel Jones
    amount: $21,000
    city: Seattle, WA
    year: 2021

    To support the research and writing of “Getting to the Heart: Easing the Grief & Trauma of Healthcare,” to be published by North Atlantic Books

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Rachel Jones

    To support the research and writing of “Getting to the Heart: Easing the Grief & Trauma of Healthcare,” to be published by North Atlantic Books

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  • grantee: David Baron
    amount: $50,000
    city: Boulder, CO
    year: 2021

    To support the research and writing of “Martians and the American Mind,” to be published by Liveright (imprint of W. W. Norton)

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator David Baron

    To support the research and writing of “Martians and the American Mind,” to be published by Liveright (imprint of W. W. Norton)

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  • grantee: The University of Chicago
    amount: $22,075
    city: Chicago, IL
    year: 2020

    To support the research and writing of a book that condenses our current understanding of the universe down to 13 graphs, to be published by The University of Chicago Press in 2022

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Christopher Lintott

    To support the research and writing of a book that condenses our current understanding of the universe down to 13 graphs, to be published by The University of Chicago Press in 2022

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  • grantee: Lauren Aguirre
    amount: $34,000
    city: Lexington, MA
    year: 2020

    To support the research and writing of “The Memory Thief: The Secrets Behind How We Remember — A Medical Mystery,” to be published by Pegasus Books in 2021

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Lauren Aguirre

    To support the research and writing of “The Memory Thief: The Secrets Behind How We Remember — A Medical Mystery,” to be published by Pegasus Books in 2021

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