Supported media types include opera, dance, music, museum exhibits, interactive games, smartphone apps, ebooks, web-native video, conferences, art and science festivals, and other cultural events.
Grantmaking focuses on taking advantage of unique opportunities to incorporate scientific content or themes into public programs and extending the reach of science-themed content to new audiences and demographics.
The New York Times
Nam June Paik at the Whitney: A Work of Dizzying Complexity
The Whitney Museum
Histories of the Digital Now
‘My whole heart was singing with them’—Performance honors African Slaves who built the rice industry in the South
Opinion: What You Believe about “Science Denial” May Be All Wrong
How Artists Made Code Their Paintbrush
Unexpected Growth by Tamiko Thiel at Whitney Museum of American Art
Interested grantseekers with a relevant project idea should email a one page letter of inquiry to Program Director Doron Weber. Telephone inquiries are not accepted. Before submitting a letter of inquiry, please review the Foundation's guidelines on what we do not fund.
For more information about letters of inquiry or other Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant application procedures, visit our Apply for Grants page.