Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Sloan Spotlight

The July issue of the Chronicle of Philanthropy features an in-depth profile of Sloan Foundation president Paul L. Joskow that covers a wide range of topics, including the importance of basic scientific research and the changing role of private philanthropy in the support science and technology. (Photo by Mark Abramson, Chronicle of Philanthropy) 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...