Hewlett Foundation donations made to National Academy of Sciences

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Basic donor information

ItemValue
Country United States
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hewlett_Foundation
Facebook username HewlettFoundation
LinkedIn username the-william-and-flora-hewlett-foundation
Websitehttps://www.hewlett.org/
Donations URLhttps://www.hewlett.org/grants/
Twitter usernamehewlett_found
Page on philosophy informing donationshttps://www.hewlett.org/about-us/values-and-policies/
Grant application process pagehttps://www.hewlett.org/grantmaking-faq/
Data entry method on Donations List WebsiteSQL insertion commands generated by script https://github.com/riceissa/hewlett-foundation

Brief history: https://www.hewlett.org/about-us/hewlett-family-and-history/

Full donor page for donor Hewlett Foundation

Basic donee information

ItemValue
Country
Facebook page theNASciences
Websitehttp://www.nasonline.org/
Twitter usernametheNASciences
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Academy_of_Sciences
Instagram usernamethenasciences

Full donee page for donee National Academy of Sciences

Donor–donee relationship

Item Value

Donor–donee donation statistics

Cause areaCountMedianMeanMinimum10th percentile 20th percentile 30th percentile 40th percentile 50th percentile 60th percentile 70th percentile 80th percentile 90th percentile Maximum
Overall 43 180,000 272,826 10,000 30,000 50,000 84,000 100,000 180,000 250,000 300,000 400,000 650,000 2,000,000
Special Projects 11 50,000 355,455 10,000 25,000 25,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 100,000 300,000 300,000 1,000,000 2,000,000
Education 21 250,000 277,095 25,000 75,000 100,000 100,000 150,000 250,000 300,000 400,000 400,000 650,000 700,000
Population 9 180,000 179,444 30,000 30,000 30,000 50,000 100,000 180,000 225,000 300,000 300,000 400,000 400,000
Politics 1 137,500 137,500 137,500 137,500 137,500 137,500 137,500 137,500 137,500 137,500 137,500 137,500 137,500
Science and Technology 1 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000

Donation amounts by cause area and year

If you hover over a cell for a given cause area and year, you will get a tooltip with the number of donees and the number of donations.

Note: Cause area classification used here may not match that used by donor for all cases.

Cause area Number of donations Total 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
Education (filter this donor) 21 5,819,000.00 650,000.00 0.00 0.00 200,000.00 150,000.00 0.00 250,000.00 180,000.00 2,000,000.00 25,000.00 1,514,000.00 0.00 275,000.00 100,000.00 400,000.00 75,000.00 0.00
Special Projects (filter this donor) 11 3,910,000.00 0.00 25,000.00 0.00 50,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 10,000.00 0.00 25,000.00 2,600,000.00 50,000.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 50,000.00
Population (filter this donor) 9 1,615,000.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 180,000.00 0.00 450,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100,000.00 60,000.00 0.00 600,000.00 0.00 0.00
Science and Technology (filter this donor) 1 250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Politics (filter this donor) 1 137,500.00 0.00 0.00 137,500.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total 43 11,731,500.00 650,000.00 25,000.00 362,500.00 680,000.00 150,000.00 550,000.00 260,000.00 180,000.00 2,025,000.00 2,625,000.00 1,564,000.00 100,000.00 1,335,000.00 100,000.00 1,000,000.00 75,000.00 50,000.00

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Full list of donations in reverse chronological order (43 donations)

Graph of all donations, showing the timeframe of donations

Graph of donations and their timeframes
Amount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 43)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
650,000.0052018-06-11Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-support-of-a-national-research-study-on-k-12-educator-workforce/-- For Support Of A National Research Study On K-12 Educator Workforce.
25,000.00402017-05-09Special Projectshttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-the-sackler-colloquia-on-the-science-of-science-communication-iii/-- For The Sackler Colloquia On The Science Of Science Communication III.
137,500.00242016-10-04Politicshttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-support-of-a-commission-on-voting-technology/-- For Support Of A Commission On Voting Technology.
225,000.00202016-05-02Populationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-review-of-abortion-safety/-- For Review Of Abortion Safety.
100,000.00252015-11-16Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-assessing-intrapersonal-and-interpersonal-competencies/-- For Assessing Intrapersonal And Interpersonal Competencies.
100,000.00252015-11-16Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-assessing-intrapersonal-and-interpersonal-competencies/-- For Assessing Intrapersonal And Interpersonal Competencies.
50,000.00332015-11-16Special Projectshttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-support-of-a-multidisciplinary-research-project-on-the-science-of-science-communications/-- For Support Of A Multidisciplinary Research Project On The "science Of Science Communications".
250,000.00182015-10-06Science and Technology/Cyberhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-a-study-on-encryption/-- For A Study On Encryption.
180,000.00212015-01-23Populationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-support-of-a-working-group-on-stalled-fertility-in-sub-saharan-africa/-- For Support Of A Working Group On Stalled Fertility In Sub-Saharan Africa.
150,000.00232014-07-14Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-development-of-a-new-edition-of-how-people-learn/-- For Development Of A New Edition Of How People Learn.
400,000.0062013-11-11Populationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-strengthening-two-generation-perspectives-on-caregivers-and-young-children/-- For Strengthening Two-generation Perspectives On Caregivers And Young Children.
50,000.00332013-05-31Populationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-a-workshop-on-lessons-learned-in-the-conduct-of-large-scale-global-health-program-evaluations/-- For A Workshop On Lessons Learned In The Conduct Of Large Scale Global Health Program Evaluations.
100,000.00252013-04-22Special Projectshttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-a-report-assessing-the-us-department-of-states-science-and-technology-capacity-and-assets/-- For A Report Assessing The US Department Of State’s Science And Technology Capacity And Assets.
10,000.00432012-05-31Special Projectshttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-a-meeting-exploring-development-of-a-professional-school-course-on-science-law-and-policy/-- For A Meeting Exploring Development Of A Professional School Course On Science, Law, And Policy.
250,000.00182012-03-19Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-developing-a-framework-to-guide-the-design-of-new-national-science-assessments/-- For Developing A Framework To Guide The Design Of New National Science Assessments.
180,000.00212009-11-30Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-research-on-21st-century-competencies/-- For Research On 21st Century Competencies.
300,000.00122008-07-21Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-phase-2-of-a-workshop-on-the-role-of-language-in-school-learning/-- For Phase 2 Of A Workshop On The Role Of Language In School Learning.
400,000.0062008-07-21Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-a-project-exploring-the-connections-between-science-learning-computer-games-and-simulations/-- For A Project Exploring The Connections Between Science Learning, Computer Games And Simulations.
25,000.00402008-04-18Special Projectshttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-the-science-and-technology-in-the-national-interest-project/-- For The Science And Technology In The National Interest Project.
400,000.0062008-03-17Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-workshops-to-explore-the-importance-of-common-metrics-to-advance-social-science-theory/-- For Workshops To Explore The Importance Of Common Metrics To Advance Social Science Theory.
400,000.0062008-03-17Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-workshops-to-address-the-challenges-of-climate-change-through-the-behavioral-and-social-sciences/-- For Workshops To Address The Challenges Of Climate Change Through The Behavioral And Social Sciences.
400,000.0062008-03-17Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-workshops-to-address-the-challenges-of-climate-change-through-the-behavioral-and-social-sciences/-- For Workshops To Address The Challenges Of Climate Change Through The Behavioral And Social Sciences.
100,000.00252008-02-12Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-a-meeting-to-explore-the-effects-of-reading-comprehension-from-4th-grade-onward/-- For A Meeting To Explore The Effects Of Reading Comprehension From 4th Grade Onward.
25,000.00402007-11-13Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-a-workshop-about-test-based-accountability-systems/-- For A Workshop About Test-based Accountability Systems.
300,000.00122007-06-11Special Projectshttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-creation-of-the-division-of-behavioral-and-social-sciences-and-education-venture-fund/-- For Creation Of The Division Of Behavioral And Social Sciences And Education Venture Fund.
300,000.00122007-06-11Special Projectshttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-creation-of-the-division-of-behavioral-and-social-sciences-and-education-venture-fund/-- For Creation Of The Division Of Behavioral And Social Sciences And Education Venture Fund.
2,000,000.0012007-06-11Special Projectshttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-continued-development-of-the-key-national-indicators-initiative-and-the-public-launch-of-the-state-of-the-usa/-- For Continued Development Of The Key National Indicators Initiative And The Public Launch Of The State Of The USA.
30,000.00372006-07-07Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-partial-support-of-a-nationwide-public-meeting-and-video-webcast-in-fall-2006-to-inform-the-public-regarding-ways-to-strengthen-u-s-competitiveness/-- For Partial Support Of A Nationwide Public Meeting And Video Webcast In Fall 2006 To Inform The Public Regarding Ways To Strengthen U.S. Competitiveness.
50,000.00332006-07-07Special Projectshttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-support-of-an-assessment-of-the-committee-on-science-technology-and-laws-reference-manual-on-scientific-evidence-in-preparation-for-its-3rd-edition/-- For Support Of An Assessment Of The Committee On Science, Technology, And Law's Reference Manual On Scientific Evidence In Preparation For Its 3rd Edition.
700,000.0032006-06-19Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-partial-support-of-an-initiative-to-improve-the-quality-and-utility-of-the-behavioral-and-social-sciences/-- For Partial Support Of An Initiative To Improve The Quality And Utility Of The Behavioral And Social Sciences.
700,000.0032006-06-19Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-partial-support-of-an-initiative-to-improve-the-quality-and-utility-of-the-behavioral-and-social-sciences/-- For Partial Support Of An Initiative To Improve The Quality And Utility Of The Behavioral And Social Sciences.
84,000.00312006-04-21Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-partial-support-of-a-consensus-study-to-summarize-research-about-test-based-accountability-for-federal-and-state-education-policymakers/-- For Partial Support Of A Consensus Study To Summarize Research About Test-based Accountability For Federal And State Education Policymakers.
100,000.00252005-10-17Populationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-general-operating-support-of-the-national-academy-of-sciences-committee-on-population/-- For General Operating Support Of The National Academy Of Sciences Committee On Population.
30,000.00372004-10-25Populationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-the-committee-on-populations-fundraising-plan/-- For The Committee On Population's Fundraising Plan.
30,000.00372004-10-25Populationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-the-committee-on-populations-fundraising-plan/-- For The Committee On Population's Fundraising Plan.
1,000,000.0022004-07-12Special Projectshttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-the-key-national-indicators-initiative/-- For The Key National Indicators Initiative.
275,000.00172004-04-05Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-to-create-a-new-committee-to-analyze-and-propose-strategies-and-methods-to-improve-the-quality-of-research-in-the-social-and-behavioral-sciences-and-education/-- To Create A New Committee To Analyze And Propose Strategies And Methods To Improve The Quality Of Research In The Social And Behavioral Sciences And Education.
100,000.00252003-09-02Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-support-of-a-project-to-begin-the-launch-of-the-strategic-education-research-partnership-serp/-- For Support Of A Project To Begin The Launch Of The Strategic Education Research Partnership (SERP).
300,000.00122002-04-15Populationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-the-committee-on-population/-- For The Committee On Population.
400,000.0062002-04-15Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-the-subcommittee-on-research-in-education/-- For The Subcommittee On Research In Education.
300,000.00122002-04-15Populationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-the-committee-on-population/-- For The Committee On Population.
75,000.00322001-06-22Educationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-a-workshop-on-technology-and-assessment/-- For A Workshop On Technology And Assessment.
50,000.00332000-07-20Special Projectshttps://hewlett.org/grants/national-academy-of-sciences-for-a-study-to-be-conducted-by-the-committee-on-international-security-and-arms-control-on-technical-issues-related-to-the-comprehensive-test-ban-treaty/-- For A Study To Be Conducted By The Committee On International Security And Arms Control On Technical Issues Related To The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.