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. University of Southern California —  Research on Microbiome and Alzheimer’s

    Award Date:
    10/2018
    Amount:
    $1,944,704
    Alzheimer's Research
  2. University of Michigan — Support for David Manley

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Award Date:
    09/2018
    Amount:
    $400,352
    Global Catastrophic Risks
  9. Washington University —  Research on Microbiome and Alzheimer’s

    Award Date:
    09/2018
    Amount:
    $1,726,594
    Alzheimer's Research
  10. New Virginia Majority Education Fund — Criminal Justice Reform

    Award Date:
    08/2018
    Amount:
    $150,000
    Criminal Justice Reform