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. Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense

    Award Date:
    04/2015
    Amount:
    $300,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  2. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace — Work on India and China

    Award Date:
    03/2015
    Amount:
    $100,000
    Policy
  3. New Incentives — General Support

    Award Date:
    03/2015
    Amount:
    $100,000
    Global Health & Development
  4. Evidence Action — Seasonal Income Support Project

    Award Date:
    03/2015
    Amount:
    $170,792
    Global Health & Development
  5. Florida State University Project on Accountable Justice — General Support

    Award Date:
    02/2015
    Amount:
    $100,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  6. ASUC — Effective Altruists of Berkeley “DeCal” University Course

    Award Date:
    02/2015
    Amount:
    $10,000
    Effective Altruism
  7. GiveWell — Top Charity “Participation” Grants

    Award Date:
    01/2015
    Amount:
    $500,000
    Global Health & Development
  8. GiveWell — Open Philanthropy Project Website Construction

    Award Date:
    01/2015
    Amount:
    $56,250
    Open Philanthropy Project
  9. Center for Popular Democracy — Fed Up Campaign 2015

    Award Date:
    01/2015
    Amount:
    $750,000
    Macroeconomic Policy
  10. GiveDirectly — General Support

    Award Date:
    12/2014
    Amount:
    $5,000,000
    Global Health & Development