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: Stony Brook Foundation
    amount: $15,000
    city: Stony Brook, NY
    year: 2017

    To support diverse participation by graduate students in a summer workshop on macro, behavioral, and experimental economics

    • Program Economics
    • Initiative Behavioral and Regulatory Effects on Decision-making (BRED)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Yair Tauman

    To support diverse participation by graduate students in a summer workshop on macro, behavioral, and experimental economics

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  • grantee: Industrial Organizational Society, Inc.
    amount: $20,000
    city: Boston, MA
    year: 2017

    To support graduate student presentations at the International Industrial Organization Conference

    • Program Economics
    • Initiative Behavioral and Regulatory Effects on Decision-making (BRED)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Joseph Harrington

    To support graduate student presentations at the International Industrial Organization Conference

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  • grantee: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    amount: $111,665
    city: Piscataway, NJ
    year: 2016

    To develop conceptual and empirical frameworks that advance the study of STEM labor markets

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

    To develop conceptual and empirical frameworks that advance the study of STEM labor markets

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  • grantee: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    amount: $115,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2016

    To enable academic research on Nielsen’s commercial data about what consumers watch and buy

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

    To enable academic research on Nielsen’s commercial data about what consumers watch and buy

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  • grantee: FPF Education and Innovation Foundation
    amount: $125,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2016

    To survey corporations about best practices for sharing their administrative data with academic researchers

    • Program Economics
    • Initiative Empirical Economic Research Enablers (EERE)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Jules Polonetsky

    To survey corporations about best practices for sharing their administrative data with academic researchers

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  • grantee: Carnegie Mellon University
    amount: $20,000
    city: Pittsburgh, PA
    year: 2016

    To advance research on belief-based utility in behavioral economics by holding a conference for leading economists and psychologists

    • Program Economics
    • Initiative Behavioral and Regulatory Effects on Decision-making (BRED)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Russell Golman

    To advance research on belief-based utility in behavioral economics by holding a conference for leading economists and psychologists

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  • grantee: Cornell University
    amount: $19,967
    city: Ithaca, NY
    year: 2016

    To support a workshop for researchers and practitioners on how social science experiments can serve the public interest

    • Program Economics
    • Initiative Empirical Economic Research Enablers (EERE)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Adam Levine

    To support a workshop for researchers and practitioners on how social science experiments can serve the public interest

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  • grantee: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    amount: $68,531
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2016

    To support workshops for planning data collection and causal research about scientific fellowships and careers

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

    To support workshops for planning data collection and causal research about scientific fellowships and careers

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  • grantee: Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
    amount: $124,982
    city: Berkeley, CA
    year: 2016

    To inform graduate students about mathematical theories, applications, and opportunities associated with high dimensional data analysis by holding a two-week summer workshop

    • Program Economics
    • Initiative Empirical Economic Research Enablers (EERE)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Helene Barcelo

    To inform graduate students about mathematical theories, applications, and opportunities associated with high dimensional data analysis by holding a two-week summer workshop

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  • grantee: University of California, Riverside
    amount: $19,990
    city: Riverside, CA
    year: 2016

    To support a conference on causal inference methodologies both in computer science and in the social sciences

    • Program Economics
    • Initiative Empirical Economic Research Enablers (EERE)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Kevin Esterling

    To support a conference on causal inference methodologies both in computer science and in the social sciences

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