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. Pew Public Safety Performance Project

    Award Date:
    07/2014
    Amount:
    $3,000,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  2. Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation — General Support

    Award Date:
    06/2014
    Amount:
    $100,000
    Housing Affordability
  3. Cochrane Collaboration — General Support

    Award Date:
    06/2014
    Amount:
    $300,000
    Meta-Research
  4. Pepperdine University — Washington THC Monitoring

    Award Date:
    06/2014
    Amount:
    $150,000
    Drug Policy Reform
  5. GiveWell — Top Charity “Participation” Grants

    Award Date:
    05/2014
    Amount:
    $500,000
    Global Health & Development
  6. SPUR — General Support

    Award Date:
    05/2014
    Amount:
    $100,000
    Housing Affordability
  7. Startup:Education — School Reform in Newark

    Award Date:
    04/2014
    Amount:
    $5,000,000
    Education
  8. GiveWell — General Support

    Award Date:
    03/2014
    Amount:
    $240,000
    Global Health & Development
  9. Evidence Action — Planning for Future Programs

    Award Date:
    03/2014
    Amount:
    $250,000
    Global Health & Development
  10. Brookings Institution — Research on Marijuana Policy Change

    Award Date:
    03/2014
    Amount:
    $212,500
    Drug Policy Reform