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 International Security and Cooperation — Biosecurity Research

    Award Date:
    10/2016
    Amount:
    $643,415
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  2. World Animal Protection — Farm Animal Welfare Advocacy in China

    Award Date:
    10/2016
    Amount:
    $544,607
    Farm Animal Welfare
  3. UPMC Center for Health Security — ELBI

    Award Date:
    10/2016
    Amount:
    $2,744,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  4. Protect the People — Exit Grant

    Award Date:
    10/2016
    Amount:
    $50,000
    Immigration Policy
  5. Life Sciences Research Foundation — Young Investigators

    Award Date:
    10/2016
    Amount:
    $1,488,000
    Scientific Research
  6. Founders Pledge — General Support

    Award Date:
    09/2016
    Amount:
    $1,032,947
    Effective Altruism
  7. WildAid — Reducing Meat Consumption in China

    Award Date:
    09/2016
    Amount:
    $700,000
    Farm Animal Welfare
  8. Future of Humanity Institute — Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness

    Award Date:
    09/2016
    Amount:
    $115,652
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  9. GiveWell — Top Charity “Participation” Grants

    Award Date:
    09/2016
    Amount:
    $500,000
    Global Health & Development
  10. The Good Food Institute — General Support

    Award Date:
    09/2016
    Amount:
    $1,000,000
    Farm Animal Welfare