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. Future of Life Institute — Artificial Intelligence Risk Reduction

    Award Date:
    08/2015
    Amount:
    $1,186,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  2. New York University — Support for a Labor Mobility RCT

    Award Date:
    08/2015
    Amount:
    $30,000
    Immigration Policy
  3. Drug Policy Alliance — General Support

    Award Date:
    08/2015
    Amount:
    $150,000
    Drug Policy Reform
  4. ARNOVA — History of Philanthropy Prize

    Award Date:
    08/2015
    Amount:
    $2,000
    History of Philanthropy
  5. WaitList Zero — General Support

    Award Date:
    08/2015
    Amount:
    $200,000
    Organ Transplantation
  6. Smart Growth America — Greater Greater Washington Education Project

    Award Date:
    07/2015
    Amount:
    $275,000
    Housing Affordability
  7. Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative — General Support

    Award Date:
    07/2015
    Amount:
    $500,000
    Solar Radiation Management
  8. Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation — General Support

    Award Date:
    06/2015
    Amount:
    $100,000
    Housing Affordability
  9. Brookings Institution — Work on India and China

    Award Date:
    06/2015
    Amount:
    $100,000
    Policy
  10. GiveDirectly — General Support

    Award Date:
    06/2015
    Amount:
    $25,000,000
    Global Health & Development