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 Porfolio in a database that you can explore or download.

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Grant Organization Topic Date of Award Amount
Stanford PACS — General Support Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society Meta-Philanthropy 08/2014 $20,000
USAIM — Seasonal Migration from Haiti U.S. Association for International Migration Policy 07/2014 $1,490,505
ImmigrationWorks Foundation — General Support ImmigrationWorks Foundation Policy 07/2014 $285,000
Pew Public Safety Performance Project Pew Charitable Trusts Policy 07/2014 $3,000,000
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation — General Support Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation Policy 06/2014 $100,000
Cochrane Collaboration — General Support Cochrane Collaboration Meta-Research 06/2014 $300,000
GiveWell — Top-Charity “Participation” Grants GiveWell Meta-Philanthropy 05/2014 $500,000
SPUR — General Support SPUR Policy 05/2014 $100,000
Startup:Education — School Reform in Newark Startup:Education Education 04/2014 $5,000,000
GiveWell — General Support GiveWell Meta-Philanthropy 03/2014 $240,000
Evidence Action — Planning for Future Programs Evidence Action Global Development 03/2014 $250,000
Brookings Institution — Research on Marijuana Policy Change Brookings Institution Policy 03/2014 $212,500
Center for Global Development — Labor Mobility Research Center for Global Development Global Development 03/2014 $1,184,718
Service Delivery Indicators Project International Development Association Global Health 03/2014 $500,000
Freedom to Marry — General Support Freedom to Marry Policy 03/2014 $250,000
New Incentives — General Support New Incentives Economic Empowerment 01/2014 $100,000
GiveDirectly — General Support GiveDirectly Economic Empowerment 01/2014 $7,000,000
BetaGov Pepperdine University Criminal Justice Reform 12/2013 $200,000
Research on crime, incarceration and cannabis regulation Washington Office on Latin America Criminal Justice Reform 12/2013 $245,000
Schistosomiasis Control Initiative — General Support Schistosomiasis Control Initiative Global Health 12/2013 $750,000
Deworm the World Initiative — General Support Evidence Action Global Health 12/2013 $1,500,000
GiveWell — Research-Related Expenses GiveWell Meta-Philanthropy 11/2013 $675,000
Drug Policy Alliance — General Support Drug Policy Alliance Policy 09/2013 $150,000
Center for Global Development — General Support Center for Global Development Global Development 07/2013 $300,000
Research into the History of Philanthropy and Policy Advocacy GiveWell Meta-Philanthropy 06/2013 $20,000
Update to Millions Saved Project Center for Global Development History of Philanthropy 06/2013 $50,000
GiveWell — General Support GiveWell Meta-Philanthropy 01/2013 $50,000
Schistosomiasis Control Initiative — General Support Schistosomiasis Control Initiative Global Health 12/2012 $250,000
GiveDirectly — General Support GiveDirectly Economic Empowerment 12/2012 $500,000
Against Malaria Foundation — General Support Against Malaria Foundation Global Health 12/2012 $1,250,000
Media Buy for Marriage Equality Campaign in Maine Silicon Valley Community Foundation Policy 09/2012 $100,000
Containment of Artemisinin Resistance in Eastern Myanmar Population Services International Global Health 08/2012 $1,000,000
Stanford PACS — General Support Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society Meta-Philanthropy 07/2012 $20,000
US Cochrane Center — General Support United States Cochrane Center Meta-Research 07/2012 $100,000
Freedom to Marry — General Support Freedom to Marry Policy 06/2012 $150,000
Drug Policy Alliance — General Support Drug Policy Alliance Policy 06/2012 $150,000
Small Enterprise Foundation — General Support Small Enterprise Foundation Economic Empowerment 05/2012 $50,000
Nyaya Health — General Support Nyaya Health Global Health 05/2012 $50,000
Innovations for Poverty Action — General Support Innovations for Poverty Action Meta-Philanthropy 05/2012 $50,000
GiveDirectly — General Support GiveDirectly Economic Empowerment 05/2012 $100,000
Pratham — General Support Pratham Education 05/2012 $50,000
KIPP Houston — General Support KIPP Houston Education 05/2012 $50,000
Schistosomiasis Control Initiative — General Support Schistosomiasis Control Initiative Global Health 12/2011 $250,000
Against Malaria Foundation — General Support Against Malaria Foundation Global Health 12/2011 $500,000
GiveWell — General Support GiveWell Meta-Philanthropy 12/2011 $50,000