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.
|Page on philosophy informing donations||https://sloan.org/about#mission|
|Grant application process page||https://sloan.org/grants/apply|
|Data entry method on Donations List Website||SQL insertion commands generated by script https://github.com/riceissa/sloan-foundation|
Full donor page for donor Sloan Foundation
Full donee page for donee Wikimedia Foundation
|Cause area||Count||Median||Mean||Minimum||10th percentile||20th percentile||30th percentile||40th percentile||50th percentile||60th percentile||70th percentile||80th percentile||90th percentile||Maximum|
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||2016||2014||2011||2008|
|Digital Technology (filter this donor)||6||12,235,000.00||200,000.00||3,035,000.00||3,000,000.00||3,000,000.00||3,000,000.00|
Graph of spending by cause area and year (incremental, not cumulative)
Graph of spending by cause area and year (cumulative)
Graph of all donations, showing the timeframe of donations
|Amount (current USD)||Amount rank (out of 6)||Donation date||Cause area||URL||Influencer||Notes|
|200,000.00||5||Digital Technology/Scholarly Communication||https://sloan.org/grant-detail/8518||--||Grant investigator: Dario Taraborelli; to support three years of workshops, hackathons, and outreach at the intersection of academic citation, bibliographic metadata, and Wikipedia.|
|3,015,000.00||1||Digital Technology/Universal Access to Knowledge||https://sloan.org/grant-detail/8029||--||Grant investigator: Katherine Maher; to transform Wikipedia Commons' media files from free text into machine-readable, structured data, enabling new uses for millions of media files on Wikipedia and across the web.|
|20,000.00||6||Digital Technology/Scholarly Communication||https://sloan.org/grant-detail/6741||--||Grant investigator: Dario Taraborelli; to help support a meeting on the citation of academic research in Wikipedia.|
|3,000,000.00||2||Digital Technology/Universal Access to Knowledge||https://sloan.org/grant-detail/6763||--||Grant investigator: Lisa Gruwell; as a final grant to bolster Wikipedia’s readership and editors, including more women, expand its mobile presence, and strengthen its technical infrastructure as it moves to self-sustainability.|
|3,000,000.00||2||Digital Technology/Universal Access to Knowledge||https://sloan.org/grant-detail/6765||--||Grant investigator: Erik Moller; to help Wikipedia develop and sustain its educational mission while constantly improving quality, diversity, and access to knowledge for people everywhere.|
|3,000,000.00||2||Digital Technology/Universal Access to Knowledge||https://sloan.org/grant-detail/6783||--||Grant investigator: Erik Moller; to develop Wikimedia's organizational capacity and improve the quality of its flagship Wikipedia along with ancillary educational services.|