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: Educopia Institute
    amount: $45,824
    city: Atlanta, GA
    year: 2019

    To partially support a conference on the subject of maintenance across research, policy, and practice

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Jessica Meyerson

    To partially support a conference on the subject of maintenance across research, policy, and practice

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  • grantee: NumFOCUS
    amount: $20,000
    city: Austin, TX
    year: 2019

    To support travel to and attendance at JuliaCon2019 by underrepresented minorities in computing who are users of and contributors to the Julia programming language

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Jane Herriman

    To support travel to and attendance at JuliaCon2019 by underrepresented minorities in computing who are users of and contributors to the Julia programming language

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  • grantee: Harvard University
    amount: $390,634
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2019

    To improve access to and provenance of research data, software, and hardware from CubeSat missions

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Daina Bouquin

    To improve access to and provenance of research data, software, and hardware from CubeSat missions

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  • grantee: Hopewell Fund
    amount: $1,500,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2019

    To enable networks of academic data science communities to share knowledge, ideas, and lessons learned, thereby facilitating the institutional changes needed to integrate data science into university research and training

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Micaela Parker

    To enable networks of academic data science communities to share knowledge, ideas, and lessons learned, thereby facilitating the institutional changes needed to integrate data science into university research and training

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  • grantee: University of Notre Dame
    amount: $387,826
    city: Notre Dame, IN
    year: 2019

    To improve metadata standards and data management tools for use by researchers capturing data via small unmanned aircraft flights

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Jane Wyngaard

    To improve metadata standards and data management tools for use by researchers capturing data via small unmanned aircraft flights

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  • grantee: Harvard University
    amount: $116,290
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2019

    To construct a quantitative index of the health and sustainability of open source software projects used in academia

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Merce Crosas

    To construct a quantitative index of the health and sustainability of open source software projects used in academia

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  • grantee: Rhizome
    amount: $187,125
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2019

    To prototype the alignment of software and network preservation in the context of a new publishing platform for Emulation as a Service

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Dragan Espenschied

    To prototype the alignment of software and network preservation in the context of a new publishing platform for Emulation as a Service

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  • grantee: The University of Canberra
    amount: $135,373
    city: Bruce, Australia
    year: 2018

    To study the economics and maintenance of digital infrastructure by exploring the relationship between waged and volunteer labor in open source projects

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Mathieu O'Neil

    To study the economics and maintenance of digital infrastructure by exploring the relationship between waged and volunteer labor in open source projects

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  • grantee: University of California, Berkeley
    amount: $138,035
    city: Berkeley, CA
    year: 2018

    To study the economics and maintenance of digital infrastructure by investigating the invisible work that sustains widely used open source projects

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Stuart Geiger

    To study the economics and maintenance of digital infrastructure by investigating the invisible work that sustains widely used open source projects

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  • grantee: Carnegie Mellon University
    amount: $49,500
    city: Pittsburgh, PA
    year: 2018

    To study the economics and maintenance of digital infrastructure by testing the impact of non-financial and reputational incentives on open source participation

    • Program Technology
    • Sub-program Data & Computational Research
    • Investigator Eremina Mytsa

    To study the economics and maintenance of digital infrastructure by testing the impact of non-financial and reputational incentives on open source participation

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