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: Martha L. Crump
    amount: $47,800
    city: Logan, UT
    year: 2020

    To support the research and writing of “Women in Field Biology: Journey into Nature,” published by CRC Press in 2022

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Martha Crump

    To support the research and writing of “Women in Field Biology: Journey into Nature,” published by CRC Press in 2022

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  • grantee: University of Wisconsin System
    amount: $49,993
    city: Madison, WI
    year: 2020

    To support the research and writing of “A World Without Soil,” to be published by MIT Press

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Jo Handelsman

    To support the research and writing of “A World Without Soil,” to be published by MIT Press

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  • grantee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    amount: $100,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2020

    To support the research and writing of “A Tactical Guide for Science Journalists,” published by Oxford University Press

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Deborah Blum

    To support the research and writing of “A Tactical Guide for Science Journalists,” published by Oxford University Press

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  • grantee: Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
    amount: $36,442
    city: Needham, MA
    year: 2020

    To support the research and writing of “Public Utility,” to be published by Riverhead by 2021

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Debbie Chachra

    To support the research and writing of “Public Utility,” to be published by Riverhead by 2021

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  • grantee: Keith A. Seifert
    amount: $20,000
    city: Stittsville, Canada, Canada
    year: 2020

    To support the research and writing of "The Dust Beneath Your Feet: Fungal Solutions for a Troubled World," to be published by Greystone Books in 2021

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Keith Seifert

    To support the research and writing of "The Dust Beneath Your Feet: Fungal Solutions for a Troubled World," to be published by Greystone Books in 2021

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  • grantee: University of Arizona
    amount: $11,500
    city: Tucson, AZ
    year: 2020

    To support the completion of ТPrinciples of Indigenous Economics: Sustaining the People and the Land,У published by The University of Arizona Press in 2021

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Ronald Trosper

    To support the completion of ТPrinciples of Indigenous Economics: Sustaining the People and the Land,У published by The University of Arizona Press in 2021

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  • 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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