Grantee Profile

National Academy of Sciences

Grants to National Academy of Sciences

  • $900,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 1 year, 8 months)

    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.

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)


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

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)


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

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    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.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded National Academy of Sciences $2,649,000 between 2002 and 2015.

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