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.
New York Times
A Deep Dive Into the Brain, Hand-Drawn by the Father of Neuroscience
Director Theodore Melfi on Why He Dropped ‘Spider-Man’ to Board ‘Hidden Figures’
We Are Movie Geeks
Hidden Figures/Modern Figures: A Journey of Breakthroughs in Cinema and Space Travel at The Academy On November 29
Academy and NASA Will Feature Panel On ‘Hidden Figures/Modern Figures’
American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Doron Weber Gives Keynote on Sloan's Multimedia Approach to Public Understanding of Science at American Academy Conference
Here's How Katherine Johnson Got to the Oscars — With an Astronaut's Help
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.