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. Rutgers University — Nuclear Conflict Climate Modeling (2020)

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $3,000,000
    Global Catastrophic Risks
  2. Center for Global Development — COVID-19 Net Health Impact

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $400,000
    Global Health & Development
  3. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai — COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $627,700
    Scientific Research
  4. University of Michigan — COVID-19 Protein Production

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $348,000
    Scientific Research
  5. African Union Development Agency — General Support (2020)

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $2,500,000
    Human Health Wellbeing
  6. Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations — General Support

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $25,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  7. Engineers Without Borders USA — COVID-19 Hospital Equipment

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $250,000
    Scientific Research
  8. National Council — General Support (2020)

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $250,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  9. Brown Institute for Media Innovation — COVID-19 Rapid Micro-Grants

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $15,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  10. Florida Rights Restoration Coalition — General Support (2020)

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $400,000
    Criminal Justice Reform