Grantee Profile

National Academy of Sciences

Grants to National Academy of Sciences

  • $900,000

    2014 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Building upon previous Foundation funding to the National Academy of Sciences, this grant supports the convening of an expert committee to conduct a consensus study on how to improve the use of economic analysis of costs, benefits and potential for return on investment to inform policy and funding decisions on investments in children, youth and families. As a result, a multidisciplinary group of researchers, practitioners, and policymakers will make recommendations to improve the quality, utility, and use of research, evaluation and economic evidence about investments in children, youth and families.

  • $165,000

    2013 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Research Council, the operating arm of the National Academy of Sciences, conducts workshops, develops studies, evaluates programs, and provides research fellowships to inform policy and practice in education, science, technology, criminal justice, and other areas of social policy. This grant supports the Council to convene a study committee under the auspices of the Committee on Law and Justice to develop a report and recommendations that will equip the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention with a blueprint for implementing juvenile justice system reform using a developmental

  • $100,000

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of a workshop on Key Education Indicators.

  • $200,000

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To examine and strengthen the health and competitiveness of U.S. research universities (over two years).

  • $250,000

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To bring scientific and technical expertise to policymakers at the U.S. Department of State through the Jefferson Science Fellows Program (over two years).

  • $900,000

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of a pilot initiative to establish the Jefferson Senior Science Fellows Program at the U.S. Department of State (over three years).

  • $250,000

    2002 (Inactive Grant)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To promote open access to scientific and technical data and information

  • $49,000

    2002 (Inactive Grant)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support a symposium on the role of the public domain in scientific and technical information.

  • $175,000

    1996 (Inactive Grant)


    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support research on land-use change in India and China (over two years).

  • $200,000

    1995 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support inter-disciplinary research on population and land use in India, China, and the United States.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded National Academy of Sciences $3,189,000 between 1978 and 2018.

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