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. Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research — Farm Animal Welfare Research

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $500,000
    Farm Animal Welfare
  2. UC Berkeley — Research on Rapid COVID-19 Serology Testing

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $1,000,000
    Scientific Research
  3. University of Colorado — COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $250,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  4. Rockefeller University — Viral Histone Mimics (Alexander Tarakhovsky) (2020)

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $200,000
    Scientific Research
  5. fair-fish international association — General Support

    Award Date:
    03/2020
    Amount:
    $630,370
    Farm Animal Welfare
  6. Movement Alliance Project — Prosecutor Accountability

    Award Date:
    03/2020
    Amount:
    $180,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  7. Broad Institute — COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing (Stacey Gabriel)

    Award Date:
    03/2020
    Amount:
    $925,000
    Scientific Research
  8. Against COVID-19 — COVID-19 Database Support

    Award Date:
    03/2020
    Amount:
    $10,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  9. UC Davis — Research on Antiviral Drugs (Koen Van Rompay)

    Award Date:
    03/2020
    Amount:
    $206,613
    Scientific Research
  10. GHSS — General Support (March 2020)

    Award Date:
    03/2020
    Amount:
    $2,400,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness