Sloan Foundation donations made to National Opinion Research Center

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
Websitehttp://www.norc.org/
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NORC_at_the_University_of_Chicago

Full donee page for donee National Opinion Research Center

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 7 285,804 378,111 52,650 52,650 63,767 108,880 108,880 285,804 481,975 481,975 666,440 987,258 987,258
Higher Education 3 63,767 260,952 52,650 52,650 52,650 52,650 63,767 63,767 63,767 666,440 666,440 666,440 666,440
Working Longer 4 285,804 465,979 108,880 108,880 108,880 285,804 285,804 285,804 481,975 481,975 987,258 987,258 987,258

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 2017 2014 2012 2010
Working Longer (filter this donor) 4 1,863,917.00 285,804.00 1,096,138.00 481,975.00 0.00
Higher Education (filter this donor) 3 782,857.00 0.00 0.00 666,440.00 116,417.00
Total 7 2,646,774.00 285,804.00 1,096,138.00 1,148,415.00 116,417.00

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 (7 donations)

Graph of all donations, showing the timeframe of donations

Graph of donations and their timeframes
Amount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 7)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
285,804.0042017Working Longer/https://sloan.org/grant-detail/8297-- Grant investigator: Trevor Tompson; to increase the amount and quality of news coverage of the economics of working longer, by training fellows in economics and data-driven journalism and by supporting the development of an original survey and enhanced coverage.
987,258.0012014Working Longer/https://sloan.org/grant-detail/7006-- Grant investigator: Trevor Tompson; to increase the amount and quality of news coverage on the economics of working longer, by extending the AP-NORC Center's education, research, and public outreach for two additional cycles.
108,880.0052014Working Longer/https://sloan.org/grant-detail/6996-- Grant investigator: Trevor Tompson; to assess the demand among potential audiences for a Working Longer Resource Center that would catalog, synthesize, and disseminate the body of research on the economics of working longer and the aging work force, making it accessible to those people who are in a position to use the information to assess outcomes for older Americans.
481,975.0032012Working Longer/https://sloan.org/grant-detail/7068-- Grant investigator: Trevor Tompson; to improve public understanding of aging and work, by increasing quality and quantity of coverage of the economics of the aging workforce.
666,440.0022012Higher Education/Education and Professional Advancement for Underrepresented Groupshttps://sloan.org/grant-detail/7625-- Grant investigator: Raymond Lodato; to conduct an inventory of the university programs associated with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's Minority Ph.D. program for underrepresented minority graduate students, and to survey program participants.
52,650.0072010Higher Education/Education and Professional Advancement for Underrepresented Groupshttps://sloan.org/grant-detail/7632-- Grant investigator: Bronwyn Lodato; to complete preparation of a proposal for a comprehensive, retrospective evaluation of nine minority or diversity scholarship programs of eight foundations and government agencies.
63,767.0062010Higher Education/Education and Professional Advancement for Underrepresented Groupshttps://sloan.org/grant-detail/7636-- Grant investigator: Bronwyn Lodato; to prepare a proposal for a comprehensive, retrospective evaluation of nine minority or diversity scholarship programs of eight foundations and government agencies.