We want to maximize the impact of our portfolio.

We're open to supporting safe bets, like direct cash transfers to the world's poorest people, as well as high-risk, high-reward projects, like minimizing risks from potentially world-changing science and technology. Read more about how we choose what to fund here.

  1. Chicago Community Bond Fund —  Criminal Justice Reform Coalition

    Award Date:
    10/2018
    Amount:
    $80,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  2. Duke University — CRISPR-Based Epigenome Editing Tools

    Award Date:
    10/2018
    Amount:
    $2,550,171
    Scientific Research
  3. Oxford University — D.Phil Support for Andrew Snyder-Beattie

    Award Date:
    10/2018
    Amount:
    $26,086
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  4. University of Michigan — Support for David Manley

    Award Date:
    10/2018
    Amount:
    $46,695
    Open Philanthropy Project
  5. CDC Foundation — Malaria Control Research Project (2018)

    Award Date:
    10/2018
    Amount:
    $1,044,501
    Scientific Research
  6. UC Berkeley — Research on Drought Tolerant Rice

    Award Date:
    10/2018
    Amount:
    $200,000
    Scientific Research
  7. Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics — Animal Sentience Workshop

    Award Date:
    10/2018
    Amount:
    $6,683
    Farm Animal Welfare
  8. Community Justice Exchange — General Support

    Award Date:
    09/2018
    Amount:
    $250,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  9. Better Eating International — Organizational Development

    Award Date:
    09/2018
    Amount:
    $12,690
    Farm Animal Welfare
  10. Center for a New American Security — Outreach on Technological Risk

    Award Date:
    09/2018
    Amount:
    $400,352
    Global Catastrophic Risks