We fund organizations and projects that show great promise for saving and improving lives and for helping us learn.

We've organized the grants in Our Portfolio in a database that you can browse and download. To view only the grants we’ve made as part of the Open Philanthropy Project, click here.

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Grant Organization Topic Date of Award Amount
Center for Applied Rationality — SPARC Center for Applied Rationality Effective Altruism 05/2016 $304,000
SPUR — General Support SPUR Housing Affordability 07/2016 $300,000
Harvard University — Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management Harvard University Criminal Justice Reform 07/2016 $783,000
Prison Policy Initiative — General Support Prison Policy Initiative Criminal Justice Reform 06/2016 $50,000
Vera Institute of Justice — Common Justice Vera Institute of Justice Criminal Justice Reform 06/2016 $8,000
California Renters Legal Advocacy and Education Fund — General Support California Renters Legal Advocacy and Education Fund Housing Affordability 06/2016 $300,000
George Mason University — Research into Future AI Scenarios George Mason University Potential Risks from Advanced AI 06/2016 $264,525
Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition — General Support Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition Criminal Justice Reform 06/2016 $61,600
Innovations for Poverty Action — Mindset Engagement in Cash Transfers Innovations for Poverty Action Global Health & Development 05/2016 $350,000
American Conservative Union — Center for Criminal Justice Reform American Conservative Union Criminal Justice Reform 05/2016 $200,000
International Refugee Assistance Project — General Support International Refugee Assistance Project Immigration Policy 05/2016 $700,000
AU — Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment Solar Radiation Management 05/2016 $76,234
Promise of Justice Initiative — General Support Promise of Justice Initiative Criminal Justice Reform 05/2016 $81,000
iGEM — Synthetic Biology Safety and Security International Genetically Engineered Machine Foundation Biosecurity 05/2016 $520,000
Better Boulder — YIMBY 2016 Better Boulder Housing Affordability 04/2016 $37,000
Accountable Justice Project — General Support Accountable Justice Project Criminal Justice Reform 04/2016 $350,000
Future of Research — General Support Future of Research Scientific Research 04/2016 $300,000
Compassion in World Farming USA — General Support Compassion in World Farming USA Farm Animal Welfare 04/2016 $550,000
Correctional Association of New York — General Support Correctional Association of New York Criminal Justice Reform 04/2016 $50,000
Global Animal Partnership — General Support Global Animal Partnership Farm Animal Welfare 04/2016 $500,000