The Center for Open Science is a non-profit funded through a number of grants and donations. We thank and appreciate our sponsors and partners.

Laura and John Arnold Foundation
$4,280,937

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation supports the Center for Open Science and its efforts to foster open, reliable, and rigorous scientific research through a variety of awards. In 2017, this includes: core operating ($3,500,000), the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology ($600,000), the OpenTrials project in collaboration with Open Knowledge ($89,690), quantitative consulting and training services ($84,547), and for collaboration on the Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation project ($6,700).


Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
$382,329

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded COS a cooperative agreement to serve as the Testing and Evaluation performer in the Next Generation of Social Science (NGS2) program. COS will use the Open Science Framework (OSF), its flagship web application, to assist other program researchers to collect, support, and share their data among collaborators and, as appropriate, with the broader research community. OSF will support researchers managing their experimental work flow, pre-registering their experimental design, and archiving their research data and outcomes.


National Institutes of Health
$245,182

The National Institute on Aging awarded COS a grant to focus on adoption of practices and incentives for the aging community.


National Science Foundation
$182,216

The National Science Foundation awarded subcontracts via the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT ($78,533.33) and the LookIt ($48,125) project to collaborate on an open-source environment for running developmental studies online, subcontracts via the University of California - Riverside for the International Situations Project ($19,999.92) and the iREDS project ($1,618), and a subcontract via Arizona State University to collaborate on the development of a Digital Research Infrastructure for Arizona's 21st Century Research Enterprise ("LiveData" - $33,940).


Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services
$55,079

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services awarded COS a subcontract to partner with the Association of Research Libraries to build the SHARE notification system, which will use the OSF to provide notice that research is available to the public.


Quantitative Investment Management Fund
$2,500

The Quantitative Investment Management Fund made an unrestricted donation to support COS initiatives.


In-Kind Donations

These organizations helped us out by providing in-kind donations of goods and services.

ATCC

Reagents for Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology


Lever

Non-profit discount on recruiting platform


High Peak Sportswear

Non-profit discount on t-shirts


Intacct

Non-profit discount on accounting software


Omni Hotels and Resorts

Discounts on banquets, catering, and sleeping rooms


Spanning

Non-profit discount on "Backup For Google Apps"


Keen

Non-profit discount for Keen


Google

Salesforce

Non-profit discount for desk.com through the Salesforce.com Foundation's Power of Us program


Sketch

Non-profit discount on licenses


Global Open Data for Agriculture & Nutrition



Zoom

Non-profit discount on licenses for video conferencing.


Laura and John Arnold Foundation
$6,132,703

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation supports the Center for Open Science and its efforts to foster open, reliable, and rigorous scientific research.


Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services
$660,951

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services awarded COS a subcontract to partner with the Association of Research Libraries to build the SHARE notification system, which will use the OSF to provide notice that research is available to the public.


John Templeton Foundation
$379,774

The John Templeton Foundation awarded COS a grant to increase scientific openness and integrity and to dramatically expand the features and connectivity of the OSF.


National Institutes of Health
$235,728

The National Institute on Aging awarded COS a grant to focus on adoption of practices and incentives for the aging community.


National Science Foundation
$230,438

The National Science Foundation awarded subcontracts via the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT and the LookIt project to collaborate on an open-source environment for running developmental studies online, subcontracts via the University of California - Riverside for the International Situations Project and the iREDS project, and a subcontract via Whitman College for the Improving Inference in Evolutionary Biology and Ecology workshop.


Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
$129,171

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded COS a cooperative agreement to serve as the Testing and Evaluation performer in the Next Generation of Social Science (NGS2) program. COS will use the Open Science Framework (OSF), its flagship web application, to assist other program researchers to collect, support, and share their data among collaborators and, as appropriate, with the broader research community. OSF will support researchers managing their experimental work flow, pre-registering their experimental design, and archiving their research data and outcomes.


The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences
$67,000

The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences awarded COS a subcontract via the Stockholm School of Economics for "The Reproducibility of Social Science" project.


Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
$7,500

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation awarded COS a grant to support travel awards to the December 2016 Center for Open Science - Health Research Alliance Research Funder Forum.


Quantitative Investment Management Fund
$2,500

The Quantitative Investment Management Fund made an unrestricted donation to support COS initiatives.


Barbarplot Campaign
$300

The #barbarplots Campaign made an unrestricted donation to support COS initiatives.


In-Kind Donations

These organizations helped us out by providing in-kind donations of goods and services.

Mailplane

Educational discount for email client


ATCC

Reagents for Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology


Keen

Non-profit discount for Keen



Google

Runscope
Monthly credit for use of API


Salesforce

Non-profit discount for desk.com through the Salesforce.com Foundation's Power of Us program



Tenable

Spanning

Non-profit discount on "Backup For Google Apps"



Sigma-Aldrich
Reagents for Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology


Flowdock
Free access to their team chat and collaboration application


Dreamhost

Atlassian

Free services for non-profits


Buffer

Discount for social media scheduling services



Ghost Inspector

Discount for automated testing services.


Mailchimp
Discount for email list subscription services


Jetbrains

Professional editions of PyCharm and Webstorm via their open source license


Github

Bronze Plan via GitHub for Good


Rackspace

Monthly credit for cloud services



Laura and John Arnold Foundation
$1,873,812

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation supports the Center for Open Science and its efforts to foster open, reliable, and rigorous scientific research.


John Templeton Foundation
$759,548

The John Templeton Foundation awarded COS a grant to increase scientific openness and integrity and to dramatically expand the features and connectivity of the OSF.


Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services
$386,233

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services awarded COS a subcontract to partner with the Association of Research Libraries to build the SHARE notification system, which will use the OSF to provide notice that research is available to the public.


National Institutes of Health
$244,489

The National Institute on Aging awarded COS a grant to focus on adoption of practices and incentives for the aging community, and the National Institute on Mental Health awarded a subcontract via Prometheus Researchto collaborate on the integration of the OSF and the Research Exchange Database to create a library of Electronic Data Capture (EDC) instruments.


National Science Foundation
$133,456

The National Science Foundation awarded subcontracts via the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT and the LookIt project to collaborate on an open-source environment for running developmental studies online, and from Whitman College to collaborate on a two-day meeting at COS for development of editorial and funding policies to improve inference in evolutionary biology and ecology. 


William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
$100,000

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation awarded COS a grant for planning a strategy to support transparent and reproducible research practices in Africa.


National Philanthropic Trust
$5,000
The National Philanthropic Trust made an unrestricted donation to support COS initiatives.


In-Kind Donations

These organizations helped us out by providing in-kind donations of goods and services.

Spanning
Non-profit discount on "Backup For Google Apps"


Salesforce
Non-profit discount for desk.com through the Salesforce.com Foundation's Power of Us program


Mailchimp

Discount for email list subscription services

Flowdock
Free access to their team chat and collaboration application


Dreamhost

ATCC

Reagents for Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology


Buffer
Discount for social media scheduling services



Google

Jetbrains

Professional editions of PyCharm and Webstorm via their open source license


Tean Gantt
Expansion of plan to accommodate more team members


Sigma-Aldrich
Reagents for Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology


Runscope
Monthly credit for use of API


Rackspace

Monthly credit for cloud services


Laura and John Arnold Foundation
$2,262,712

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation supports the Center for Open Science and its efforts to foster open, reliable, and rigorous scientific research.


John Templeton Foundation
$759,549

The John Templeton Foundation awarded COS a grant to increase scientific openness and integrity and to dramatically expand the features and connectivity of the OSF.


Anonymous
$310,000
Donor support for an incubator project program.

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
$168,600

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation awarded COS a grant to connect the OSF with tools created by other open source and open science service providers. The funds will support data management planning, pre-registration of research designs, data archiving, data analysis, and journal management.


Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services
$168,600

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation awarded COS a grant to connect the OSF with tools created by other open source and open science service providers. The funds will support data management planning, pre-registration of research designs, data archiving, data analysis, and journal management.


Science Exchange
$35,000
Science Exchange gave funds to support the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology.


Grimm-Huang Charitable Fund
$18,000
The Grimm-Huang Charitable Fund gave funds to support the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology.

Psi Chi
$12,000
The Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology gave funds to support student participation in the Collaborative Replication and Education Project.


In-Kind Donations

These organizations helped us out by providing in-kind donations of goods and services.

Rackspace

Monthly credit for cloud services


Sigma-Aldrich
Reagents for Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology


Dreamhost

ATCC

Reagents for Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology


Buffer
Discount for social media scheduling services



Flowdock
Free access to their team chat and collaboration application


Tean Gantt
Expansion of plan to accommodate more team members


Google

Salesforce

Jetbrains

Professional editions of PyCharm and Webstorm via their open source license


Laura and John Arnold Foundation
$2,532,767

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation supports the Center for Open Science and its efforts to foster open, reliable, and rigorous scientific research.


Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
$660,953

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation awarded COS a grant to connect the OSF with tools created by other open source and open science service providers. The funds will support data management planning, pre-registration of research designs, data archiving, data analysis, and journal management.


Anonymous
$400,000

In-Kind Donations

These organizations helped us out by providing in-kind donations of goods and services.

Jetbrains

Professional editions of PyCharm and Webstorm via their open source license



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