Sloan Foundation donations made to Georgia Institute of Technology

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

Facebook page georgiatech
Twitter usernamegeorgiatech
Wikipedia page
Instagram usernamegeorgiatech
Org Watch page

Full donee page for donee Georgia Institute of Technology

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 23,386 61,693 23,386 23,386 23,386 23,386 23,386 23,386 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000
Higher Education 1 23,386 23,386 23,386 23,386 23,386 23,386 23,386 23,386 23,386 23,386 23,386 23,386 23,386
Working Longer 1 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000

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 2014 2012
Working Longer (filter this donor) 1 100,000.00 0.00 100,000.00
Higher Education (filter this donor) 1 23,386.00 23,386.00 0.00
Total 2 123,386.00 23,386.00 100,000.00

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
23,386.0022014Higher Education/Education and Professional Advancement for Underrepresented Groups Grant investigator: Mary Fox; initiative: Professional Advancement of Underrepresented Groups; to identify and analyze existing data and trends on women faculty in computing; 2) identify and analyze the relevant research literature; and 3) identify and characterize the organizations that support women as faculty in computing.
100,000.0012012Working Longer/ Grant investigator: Rosario Gerhardt; winner of the 2012 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Best Practices for Faculty Retirement Transitions.