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. Open Phil AI Fellowship — 2019 Class

    Award Date:
    05/2019
    Amount:
    $2,000,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  2. Kyoto University — Research on Reproductive Biology (Mitinori Saitou)

    Award Date:
    04/2019
    Amount:
    $4,000,000
    Transformative Basic Science
  3. Ayni Institute —  Criminal Justice Reform Coaching

    Award Date:
    03/2019
    Amount:
    $264,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  4. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center — Alzheimer’s Research (Sawtell)

    Award Date:
    03/2019
    Amount:
    $275,000
    Alzheimer's Research
  5. Just Outcomes — Restorative Justice Convenings

    Award Date:
    03/2019
    Amount:
    $30,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  6. Evidence Action — Impact Evaluation of Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation

    Award Date:
    03/2019
    Amount:
    $800,000
    Global Health & Development
  7. Evidence Action — Strengthen Operations (2019)

    Award Date:
    03/2019
    Amount:
    $7,751,915
    Global Health & Development
  8. Schistosomiasis Control Initiative — General Support (2019)

    Award Date:
    03/2019
    Amount:
    $2,500,000
    Global Health & Development
  9. University of Michigan - Research on Mammalian Gamete Development

    Award Date:
    03/2019
    Amount:
    $2,500,000
    Scientific Research
  10. Center for Global Development — Labor Mobility Partnerships

    Award Date:
    03/2019
    Amount:
    $709,888
    Immigration Policy