Develop television projects that tell stories, both historical and contemporary, about science and technology, and that portray the lives of the men and women engaged in scientific and technological pursuits.
Grantmaking in the Television program seeks to:
- Show the central role that science and technology—and scientists, engineers, and mathematicians—have played in American and world history;
Highlight key contemporary scientific breakthroughs, milestones, and challenges;
Spotlight key science and technology subjects and figures featured in Sloan-supported books and significantly expand their audiences;
Reach new audiences by extending beyond traditional documentaries into drama and docudrama.
Actress Abigail Hawk talks short film ‘Distemper,’ ‘Blue Bloods’
The Open Mind
Jason Dearen: The Casualties of Drug Compounding
The Open Mind
Michelle Nijhuis: Conserving the Majesty of America
PBS, Nutopia team on premium four-part limited series “Extra Life”
IDA Documentary Awards
American Experience Wins IDA Documentary Award
PBS Nominated for Six Emmy Awards
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Catalog of Supported Programs
A list of public and commercial television projects, series, and programs supported by the Foundation.
Grantseekers should submit a letter of inquiry of no more than two pages to program director Doron Weber.
PBS info Sloan-supported American Experience documentary "Mr. Tornado" tells the story of meteorologist Ted Fujita's seminal tornado studies. Program Goal Develop television projects that tell stories, both historical and contemporary, about science and technology, and that portray the lives of the men and women engaged in scientific and technological pursuits. …