Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
12/31/2017
Organization: 
NGO
Description: 

Applications accepted continuously. This foundation offers grant assistance in 6 major program areas. Two such areas are the “Public Understanding of Science,” and the “Basic Research” areas. Through these programs, the foundation offers grants for high-quality, original STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) research that benefits the scientific community, as well as increases the public understanding of relevant and complex scientific issues. A grant applicant must first submit a letter of inquiry that outlines the idea of the grant, since the foundation does not accept unsolicited grant proposals. If accepted, the applicant will receive notice to submit a full proposal for evaluation.

Category: 
Research
Funding Amount: 
Varies
Matching Funds: 
Unknown
Eligibility: 
Institutions of higher learning and government entities have received project funding in the past.