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: National Academy of Sciences
    amount: $248,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2020

    To support a symposium evaluating the state of science and technology in the US and the policies that will support its future development

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Economic Analysis of Science and Technology (EAST)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Anne-Marie Mazza

    To support a symposium evaluating the state of science and technology in the US and the policies that will support its future development

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  • grantee: Tufts University
    amount: $50,000
    city: Medford, MA
    year: 2019

    To produce an interdisciplinary white paper on differential privacy and the Census

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Empirical Economic Research Enablers (EERE)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Moon Duchin

    To produce an interdisciplinary white paper on differential privacy and the Census

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  • grantee: University of Minnesota
    amount: $124,767
    city: Minneapolis, MN
    year: 2019

    To quantify the impact of differential privacy on the utility and accuracy of Decennial Census data for social science research

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Empirical Economic Research Enablers (EERE)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Steven Ruggles

    To quantify the impact of differential privacy on the utility and accuracy of Decennial Census data for social science research

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  • grantee: University of California, Berkeley
    amount: $250,000
    city: Berkeley, CA
    year: 2019

    To support a special semester of research on lattice methods for fully homomorphic encryption and on applications for privacy-preserving computations on confidential data

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Empirical Economic Research Enablers (EERE)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Shafi Goldwasser

    To support a special semester of research on lattice methods for fully homomorphic encryption and on applications for privacy-preserving computations on confidential data

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  • grantee: University of Washington
    amount: $249,836
    city: Seattle, WA
    year: 2019

    To assess how the privacy and accuracy of social science research will be affected by new disclosure-avoidance algorithms governing the release of 2020 Census data

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Empirical Economic Research Enablers (EERE)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Abraham Flaxman

    To assess how the privacy and accuracy of social science research will be affected by new disclosure-avoidance algorithms governing the release of 2020 Census data

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  • grantee: Data Foundation
    amount: $50,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2019

    To support plans to improve government administrative data linkages that would enhance social science research

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Nick Hart

    To support plans to improve government administrative data linkages that would enhance social science research

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  • grantee: Partnership for Public Service
    amount: $47,453
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2019

    To develop a community of data experts that help federal agencies with data-driven decision-making andКdata-policy implementations

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Chantelle Renn

    To develop a community of data experts that help federal agencies with data-driven decision-making andКdata-policy implementations

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  • grantee: The Conversation
    amount: $50,000
    city: Boston, MA
    year: 2019

    To develop articles and resources that highlight uses of the Decennial Census and other data produced by federal statistical agencies

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Beth Daley

    To develop articles and resources that highlight uses of the Decennial Census and other data produced by federal statistical agencies

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  • grantee: Duke University
    amount: $249,909
    city: Durham, NC
    year: 2019

    To develop and test algorithms based on Bayesian and Machine Learning techniques for efficient entity resolution when linking datasets

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Rebecca Steorts

    To develop and test algorithms based on Bayesian and Machine Learning techniques for efficient entity resolution when linking datasets

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  • grantee: Hopewell Fund
    amount: $248,360
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2019

    To plan and prototype an end-to-end multiparty system for sharing, linking, modeling, and analyzing sensitive datasets while protecting the privacy of each

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Iris Kong

    To plan and prototype an end-to-end multiparty system for sharing, linking, modeling, and analyzing sensitive datasets while protecting the privacy of each

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