Sloan Foundation donations made to Dartmouth College

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, tutorial in README, request for feedback to EA Forum.

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Basic donor information

Country United States
Wikipedia page
Facebook username sloanfoundation
Donations URL
Twitter usernameSloanFoundation
Page on philosophy informing donations
Grant application process page
Data entry method on Donations List WebsiteSQL insertion commands generated by script

Full donor page for donor Sloan Foundation

Basic donee information

We do not have any donee information for the donee Dartmouth College in our system.

Full donee page for donee Dartmouth College

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 6 119,591 295,884 13,075 13,075 103,500 103,500 119,591 119,591 132,458 207,206 207,206 1,199,471 1,199,471
Digital Technology 1 13,075 13,075 13,075 13,075 13,075 13,075 13,075 13,075 13,075 13,075 13,075 13,075 13,075
Economics 4 119,591 140,689 103,500 103,500 103,500 119,591 119,591 119,591 132,458 132,458 207,206 207,206 207,206
Working Longer 1 1,199,471 1,199,471 1,199,471 1,199,471 1,199,471 1,199,471 1,199,471 1,199,471 1,199,471 1,199,471 1,199,471 1,199,471 1,199,471

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 2013 2012 2010
Working Longer (filter this donor) 1 1,199,471.00 0.00 0.00 1,199,471.00 0.00
Economics (filter this donor) 4 562,755.00 207,206.00 0.00 235,958.00 119,591.00
Digital Technology (filter this donor) 1 13,075.00 0.00 13,075.00 0.00 0.00
Total 6 1,775,301.00 207,206.00 13,075.00 1,435,429.00 119,591.00

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 (6 donations)

Graph of all donations, showing the timeframe of donations

Graph of donations and their timeframes
Amount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 6)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
207,206.0022018Economics/Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance Grant investigator: Erzo Luttmer; to study, by running behavioral experiments, how consumers make decisions about insurance products like annuities.
13,075.0062013Digital Technology/Scholarly Communication Grant investigator: Francois Dorais; to incorporate and improve MathOverflow, an open question-and-answer exchange site for mathematicians.
103,500.0052012Economics/Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance Grant investigator: Leslie Robinson; initiative: Empirical Economic Research Enablers (EERE); to study the ownership structures multinational firms establish, including documentation of their types, frequencies, and relative advantages.
132,458.0032012Economics/Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance Grant investigator: Christopher Snyder; initiative: Economic Analysis of Science and Technology (EAST); to measure the spread of open access in academic publishing and to test the impact of open access on citation counts and other indicators of research quality.
1,199,471.0012012Working Longer/ Grant investigator: Alan Gustman; to increase understanding of how recessions, including the Great Recession, affect the labor market activities and retirement of older Americans.
119,591.0042010Economics/Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance Grant investigator: Daniel Rockmore; to create and study network models of systemic risk in banking and finance.