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: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    amount: $224,953
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2020

    To develop a joint effort between MIT Solve and the Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership (SIGP) for indigenous innovation awards that increase knowledge sharing and promote career development opportunities for tribal communities and SIGP

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Alexander Dale

    To develop a joint effort between MIT Solve and the Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership (SIGP) for indigenous innovation awards that increase knowledge sharing and promote career development opportunities for tribal communities and SIGP

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  • grantee: University of Colorado, Boulder
    amount: $29,950
    city: Boulder, CO
    year: 2020

    To improve quality and access in STEM education through book launch events and briefings to translate the findings of Talking about Leaving Revisited (TAL-R) into actions and an agenda for change

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Anne-Barrie Hunter

    To improve quality and access in STEM education through book launch events and briefings to translate the findings of Talking about Leaving Revisited (TAL-R) into actions and an agenda for change

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  • grantee: Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
    amount: $49,993
    city: Berkeley, CA
    year: 2019

    To address the underrepresentation of early career African American research mathematicians by increasing their number, visibility, and research productivity

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Helene Barcelo

    To address the underrepresentation of early career African American research mathematicians by increasing their number, visibility, and research productivity

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  • grantee: Duke University
    amount: $35,000
    city: Durham, NC
    year: 2019

    To fund the 2020 Blackwell-Tapia Conference providing early_career minority mathematicians with enhanced understanding of their field, networking with peers, and interactions with senior researchers

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator David Banks

    To fund the 2020 Blackwell-Tapia Conference providing early_career minority mathematicians with enhanced understanding of their field, networking with peers, and interactions with senior researchers

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  • grantee: Colorado State University
    amount: $20,000
    city: Fort Collins, CO
    year: 2019

    To facilitate greater HBCU and HSI participation in the November 2020 Reinvention CollaborativeХs national conference and leadersХ meeting

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Steven Dandaneau

    To facilitate greater HBCU and HSI participation in the November 2020 Reinvention CollaborativeХs national conference and leadersХ meeting

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  • grantee: Georgia Institute of Technology
    amount: $233,049
    city: Atlanta, GA
    year: 2019

    To formalize descriptive data associated with receipt of scholarships from the Sloan Minority PhD Program and to produce a framework for measuring student and program outcomes

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Kaye Husbands Fealing

    To formalize descriptive data associated with receipt of scholarships from the Sloan Minority PhD Program and to produce a framework for measuring student and program outcomes

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  • grantee: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    amount: $50,000
    city: Chapel Hill, NC
    year: 2019

    To expand partnership between the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and Elizabeth City State University focusing on underserved rural upper elementary students as a means to create equity in access to STEM learning resources and career pathways

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Todd Boyette

    To expand partnership between the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and Elizabeth City State University focusing on underserved rural upper elementary students as a means to create equity in access to STEM learning resources and career pathways

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  • grantee: Georgia Institute of Technology
    amount: $150,000
    city: Atlanta, GA
    year: 2019

    To study efficacy parameters of Georgia Tech's Online Master's Program in Computer Science (OMSCS) among mid-career adults with special attention to the outcomes of women and people of color

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Julia Melkers

    To study efficacy parameters of Georgia Tech's Online Master's Program in Computer Science (OMSCS) among mid-career adults with special attention to the outcomes of women and people of color

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  • grantee: American Council on Education
    amount: $200,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2019

    To fundКphase 1 of a multi-year research effort aimed at developing practice-based insights relative to equity-minded leadership in higher education and sharing the findings with the field at large

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Lorelle Espinosa

    To fundКphase 1 of a multi-year research effort aimed at developing practice-based insights relative to equity-minded leadership in higher education and sharing the findings with the field at large

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  • grantee: American Physical Society
    amount: $49,500
    city: College Park, MD
    year: 2019

    To provide three years of support for a keynote lecture and associated activities at the annual Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) while the Society builds an endowment for the “Millie Dresselhaus Fund for Science and Society”

    • Program Higher Education
    • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education
    • Investigator Theodore Hodapp

    To provide three years of support for a keynote lecture and associated activities at the annual Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) while the Society builds an endowment for the “Millie Dresselhaus Fund for Science and Society”

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