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: Elisabeth Ervin-Blankenheim
    amount: $31,503
    city: Wellington, CO
    year: 2020

    To support the editing and illustration of ТSong of Earth: Understanding Geology and Why it Matters,У published by Oxford University Press

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Elisabeth Ervin-Blankenheim

    To support the editing and illustration of ТSong of Earth: Understanding Geology and Why it Matters,У published by Oxford University Press

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  • grantee: Richard Michael Conniff
    amount: $49,980
    city: Lyme, CT
    year: 2020

    To support the research and writing of ТThe Great Deliverance,У published by Princeton University Press in 2021

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Richard Michael Conniff

    To support the research and writing of ТThe Great Deliverance,У published by Princeton University Press in 2021

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  • grantee: Rachel E. Gross
    amount: $50,000
    city: Arlington, MA
    year: 2020

    To support the research and writing of ТLady Anatomy,У to be published by W.W. Norton & Company in 2021

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Rachel E. Gross

    To support the research and writing of ТLady Anatomy,У to be published by W.W. Norton & Company in 2021

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  • grantee: Madeline Ostrander
    amount: $45,000
    city: Seattle, WA
    year: 2020

    To support the research, writing, and fact checking of ТAt Home on an Unruly Planet,У to be published by Henry Holt and Co. in 2021

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Madeline Ostrander

    To support the research, writing, and fact checking of ТAt Home on an Unruly Planet,У to be published by Henry Holt and Co. in 2021

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  • grantee: Carl Zimmer
    amount: $55,000
    city: Guilford, CT
    year: 2020

    To support the research and writing of ТLife Itself,У to be published by Dutton by 2022

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Carl Zimmer

    To support the research and writing of ТLife Itself,У to be published by Dutton by 2022

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  • grantee: Writers Room Inc.
    amount: $50,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2019

    To support an Alfred P. Sloan Desk for one science or technology writer per year over three years

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Donna Brodie

    To support an Alfred P. Sloan Desk for one science or technology writer per year over three years

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  • grantee: Jason Dearen
    amount: $50,000
    city: Gainesville, FL
    year: 2019

    To support the research and writing of "Kill Shot: The Race to Stop a Deadly Disease and the Shadow Industry that Unleashed It,"Кpublished by Penguin Random House

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Jason Dearen

    To support the research and writing of "Kill Shot: The Race to Stop a Deadly Disease and the Shadow Industry that Unleashed It,"Кpublished by Penguin Random House

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  • grantee: Dan Levitt
    amount: $54,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2019

    To support the research and writing of "What's Gotten Into You: A History of Your Body from the Big Bang Through Last Night's Dinner," published by Flatiron Press in 2020

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Dan Levitt

    To support the research and writing of "What's Gotten Into You: A History of Your Body from the Big Bang Through Last Night's Dinner," published by Flatiron Press in 2020

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  • grantee: Jaime Green
    amount: $51,400
    city: Brooklyn, NY
    year: 2019

    To support the research and writing of ТThe Possibility of Life,У published by Hanover Square Press in 2021

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Jaime Green

    To support the research and writing of ТThe Possibility of Life,У published by Hanover Square Press in 2021

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  • grantee: North Carolina State University
    amount: $49,999
    city: Raleigh, NC
    year: 2019

    To support the research and writing of ТRivers: Ten Rules for Understanding the Future of Life and Human Civilization,У published by Basic Books

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Robert Dunn

    To support the research and writing of ТRivers: Ten Rules for Understanding the Future of Life and Human Civilization,У published by Basic Books

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