Sloan Foundation donations made to Brown University

This is an online portal with information on donations that were announced publicly (or have been shared with permission) that were of interest to Vipul Naik. The git repository with the code for this portal, as well as all the underlying data, is available on GitHub. All payment amounts are in current United States dollars (USD). The repository of donations is being seeded with an initial collation by Issa Rice as well as continued contributions from him (see his commits and the contract work page listing all financially compensated contributions to the site) but all responsibility for errors and inaccuracies belongs to Vipul Naik. Current data is preliminary and has not been completely vetted and normalized; if sharing a link to this site or any page on this site, please include the caveat that the data is preliminary (if you want to share without including caveats, please check with Vipul Naik). We expect to have completed the first round of development by the end of March 2022. See the about page for more details. Also of interest: pageview data on analytics.vipulnaik.com, tutorial in README, request for feedback to EA Forum.

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Basic donor information

ItemValue
Country United States
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_P._Sloan_Foundation
Facebook username sloanfoundation
Websitehttps://sloan.org/
Donations URLhttps://sloan.org/grants-database
Twitter usernameSloanFoundation
Page on philosophy informing donationshttps://sloan.org/about#mission
Grant application process pagehttps://sloan.org/grants/apply
Data entry method on Donations List WebsiteSQL insertion commands generated by script https://github.com/riceissa/sloan-foundation

Full donor page for donor Sloan Foundation

Basic donee information

ItemValue
Country
Facebook page BrownUniversity
Websitehttp://www.brown.edu
Twitter usernameBrownUniversity
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_University
Instagram usernamebrownu

Full donee page for donee Brown University

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 2 30,000 31,750 30,000 30,000 30,000 30,000 30,000 30,000 33,500 33,500 33,500 33,500 33,500
Higher Education 2 30,000 31,750 30,000 30,000 30,000 30,000 30,000 30,000 33,500 33,500 33,500 33,500 33,500

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 2012
Higher Education (filter this donor) 2 63,500.00 33,500.00 30,000.00
Total 2 63,500.00 33,500.00 30,000.00

Graph of spending by cause area and year (incremental, not cumulative)

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Graph of spending by cause area and year (cumulative)

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Full list of donations in reverse chronological order (2 donations)

Graph of all donations, showing the timeframe of donations

Graph of donations and their timeframes
Amount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 2)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
33,500.0012018Higher Education/Education and Professional Advancement for Underrepresented Groupshttps://sloan.org/grant-detail/8462-- Grant investigator: Brendan Hassett; to support the 2018 Blackwell-Tapia Conference providing early-career minority mathematicians with enhanced understanding of their field, networking with peers, and interactions with senior researchers.
30,000.0022012Higher Education/Education and Professional Advancement for Underrepresented Groupshttps://sloan.org/grant-detail/7622-- Grant investigator: Jill Pipher; to hold a conference that will provide a venue in which mathematicians and computer scientists can interact over several days in an environment designed to foster collaboration and create meaningful connections for the promotion of mathematical excellence.