Most Active Providers of Grants

Providers of grants to startups ranked by the number of funding rounds in the PSEPS database they have participated in.

Investor Profile Number of deals Average USD value*
Innovation Works The Ben Franklin Technology Partner in the Pittsburgh area. 31
National Science Foundation United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. 12 446,960
US Department of Energy Department of the United States government concerned with the United States' policies regarding energy and safety in handling nuclear material 7 3,000,000
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority 4 537,493
10Xelerator 2
Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy 2 4,000,000
California Energy Commission 2 1,000,000
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation The largest private foundation in the world, founded by Bill and Melinda Gates. 1
California Energy Geothermal power company. 1
Western Technology Investment Venture debt firm investing debt and equity capital in venture-backed technology, healthcare and clean technology companies 1
William Gates 1
Google Inc American multinational Internet and software corporation specialized in Internet search, cloud computing, and advertising technologies. 1 1,500,000
Omidyar Network Philanthropic investment firm founded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and wife Pam 1 1,000,000
John S and James L Knight Foundation 1 750,000
National Institutes of Health 1 1,400,000
Bluehost 1 250,000
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation 1 135,000
O'Reilly Media 1 100,000
Ron Conway 1
Kaplan Foundation 1 50,000