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. Center for Story-Based Strategy — General Support

    Award Date:
    05/2019
    Amount:
    $100,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  2. Open Phil AI Fellowship — 2019 Class

    Award Date:
    05/2019
    Amount:
    $2,325,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  3. Altruistic Technology Labs — Work on Biological Risk Prevention

    Award Date:
    05/2019
    Amount:
    $440,525
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  4. The Greenfield Project — General Support (2019)

    Award Date:
    05/2019
    Amount:
    $250,000
    Farm Animal Welfare
  5. Engineers without Borders USA — Off-Grid Refrigeration Challenge

    Award Date:
    05/2019
    Amount:
    $500,000
    Scientific Research
  6. Anima — Movement Building

    Award Date:
    04/2019
    Amount:
    $367,222
    Farm Animal Welfare
  7. UCLA — Epigenetic Clock Research (Steve Horvath)

    Award Date:
    04/2019
    Amount:
    $2,368,300
    Scientific Research
  8. Life Sciences Research Foundation — Young Investigators (2019)

    Award Date:
    04/2019
    Amount:
    $1,170,000
    Scientific Research
  9. FAI Farms — Tilapia Welfare

    Award Date:
    04/2019
    Amount:
    $426,000
    Farm Animal Welfare
  10. World Animal Protection — Broiler Chicken Welfare (April 2019)

    Award Date:
    04/2019
    Amount:
    $781,498
    Farm Animal Welfare