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. Centre for Effective Altruism — General Support (2019)

    Award Date:
    02/2019
    Amount:
    $2,756,250
    Effective Altruism
  2. The Center for Election Science — General Support (2019)

    Award Date:
    02/2019
    Amount:
    $1,800,000
    Open Philanthropy Project
  3. Usona Institute — Psilocybin Trial for Depression Therapy

    Award Date:
    02/2019
    Amount:
    $500,000
    Drug Policy Reform
  4. University Health Network — Preterm Birth Research

    Award Date:
    02/2019
    Amount:
    $1,134,975
    Scientific Research
  5. Georgetown University — Center for Security and Emerging Technology

    Award Date:
    01/2019
    Amount:
    $55,000,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  6. International Refugee Assistance Project — General Support (2018)

    Award Date:
    01/2019
    Amount:
    $1,000,000
    Immigration Policy
  7. UC Berkeley — Alternative Meats Lab

    Award Date:
    01/2019
    Amount:
    $131,579
    Farm Animal Welfare
  8. Center for Global Development — Gene Drive Research

    Award Date:
    01/2019
    Amount:
    $333,550
    Scientific Research
  9. Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative — CHAI ML Engineers

    Award Date:
    01/2019
    Amount:
    $250,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  10. Sightsavers — Deworming Programs (January 2019)

    Award Date:
    01/2019
    Amount:
    $9,700,000
    Global Health & Development