Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Sloan Spotlight

Josh Radnor and Hannah James star in Mercy Street, PBS's new critically-acclaimed drama series about a Civil War hospital in Union-occupied Virginia. The Sloan-supported series has received praise not just for its richly drawn characters and plots, but also for its careful depiction of the evolving state of 19th century medicine. Mercy Street airs Sunday nights on PBS. more...

About the Foundation

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is a philanthropic, not-for-profit grantmaking institution based in New York City.

Established in 1934 by Alfred Pritchard Sloan Jr., then-President and Chief Executive Officer of the General Motors Corporation, the Foundation makes grants in support of original research and education in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and economic performance. more...