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: Geochemical Society
    amount: $10,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2022

    To explore environmental topics including water resource management, wildfires, and climate change's impact on indigenous communities

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Adina Paytan

    To explore environmental topics including water resource management, wildfires, and climate change's impact on indigenous communities

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  • grantee: American Geophysical Union
    amount: $50,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2022

    To gather a broad cross-section of the geoscience community, as well as scholars and practitioners across disciplines to advance racial justice in geoscience

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Benjamin Keisling

    To gather a broad cross-section of the geoscience community, as well as scholars and practitioners across disciplines to advance racial justice in geoscience

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  • grantee: Eckerd College
    amount: $249,723
    city: Saint Petersburg, FL
    year: 2022

    To create the Eckerd Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (E-STEM) Scholarship Program to recruit and support Black, Latinx, and Indigenous students who aspire to a STEM graduate degree and career

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Laura Wetzel

    To create the Eckerd Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (E-STEM) Scholarship Program to recruit and support Black, Latinx, and Indigenous students who aspire to a STEM graduate degree and career

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  • grantee: University of Southern California
    amount: $563,088
    city: Los Angeles, CA
    year: 2022

    To create a national Consortium of graduate programs that collaborate to advance equity in graduate education with a focus on strengthening recruitment, admission, mentoring, and the well-being of historically excluded groups

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Julie Posselt

    To create a national Consortium of graduate programs that collaborate to advance equity in graduate education with a focus on strengthening recruitment, admission, mentoring, and the well-being of historically excluded groups

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  • grantee: National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc.
    amount: $1,373,081
    city: Alexandria, VA
    year: 2022

    To support operations of the Alfred P. Sloan UCEM Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of California, San Diego

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Carmen Sidbury

    To support operations of the Alfred P. Sloan UCEM Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of California, San Diego

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  • grantee: University of Kansas Center for Research
    amount: $500,000
    city: Lawrence, KS
    year: 2022

    To pilot an SIGP program at the University of Kansas that will recruit, retain, and graduate Indigenous students in STEM undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Kansas and its partner institution, Haskell Indian Nations University

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Joseph Brewer

    To pilot an SIGP program at the University of Kansas that will recruit, retain, and graduate Indigenous students in STEM undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Kansas and its partner institution, Haskell Indian Nations University

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  • grantee: STEM Next Opportunity Fund
    amount: $50,000
    city: San Diego, CA
    year: 2022

    To build a Fellow Network of 10 Fellows placed across Federal Agencies and Offices

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Ron Ottinger

    To build a Fellow Network of 10 Fellows placed across Federal Agencies and Offices

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  • grantee: University of California, San Diego
    amount: $49,500
    city: La Jolla, CA
    year: 2022

    To serve as a bridge for students, faculty, and corporate affiliates of the Jacobs School of Engineering to learn, practice, design, and model projects and behaviors informed by multiculturally diverse systems thinking

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Hortense Gerardo

    To serve as a bridge for students, faculty, and corporate affiliates of the Jacobs School of Engineering to learn, practice, design, and model projects and behaviors informed by multiculturally diverse systems thinking

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  • grantee: University of Washington, Tacoma
    amount: $74,823
    city: Tacoma, WA
    year: 2021

    To organize a scaffolded research experience that facilitates multiple mentors for undergraduate students using a mentoring course

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Heather Dillon

    To organize a scaffolded research experience that facilitates multiple mentors for undergraduate students using a mentoring course

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  • grantee: North Carolina Central University
    amount: $250,000
    city: Durham, NC
    year: 2021

    To enhance the social, economic, and cultural diversity within the field of Chemistry through an MS-to-PhD Bridge Program that links Chemistry Departments at North Carolina Central University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Abdul Mohammed

    This grant supports a masters-to-doctorate bridge program between the chemistry departments at North Carolina Central University (NCCU; a Historically Black University) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Grant funds will be used to provide team mentoring, wherein each student will be assigned a mentoring team comprising three faculty members from each institution; academic support, including regular check-ins with students on academic standing and course selection; research opportunities, wherein students will be given guidance in their master’s thesis research and be paired with graduate scholars to learn hands-on research techniques and methods; course sharing opportunities, wherein students will be encouraged to take courses at UNC that are not otherwise offered at NCCU; community building through various informal events; and professional development opportunities, wherein students will develop research presentations with their mentors and present them across the college, with the goal of presenting them at a national conference.

    To enhance the social, economic, and cultural diversity within the field of Chemistry through an MS-to-PhD Bridge Program that links Chemistry Departments at North Carolina Central University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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