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. Grants recommended by the Open Philanthropy Project also appear in its grants database here.

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Grant Organization Topic Date of Award Amount
Harvard University — Biosecurity and Biosafety Harvard University Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 06/2020 $315,000
Center for Population-Level Bioethics — General Support Center for Population-Level Bioethics Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 05/2020 $250,000
Gryphon Scientific — Empirical Biosafety Research Gryphon Scientific Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 05/2020 $2,000,000
Penn State University — Research on Emergency Food Resilience (2020) Penn State University Scientific Research 05/2020 $3,064,660
Open Phil AI Fellowship — 2020 Class Open Phil AI Fellowship Potential Risks from Advanced AI 05/2020 $2,300,000
1Day Sooner — General Support 1Day Sooner Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 05/2020 $500,000
Mercy Corps — Seasonal Migration Pilot Project and RCT Mercy Corps Immigration Policy 04/2020 $1,000,000
LessWrong — General Support LessWrong Effective Altruism 04/2020 $300,000
Law for Black Lives — Criminal Justice Reform (2020) Law for Black Lives Criminal Justice Reform 04/2020 $100,000
Harvard University — COVID-19 Serological Tests (Michael Mina) Harvard University Scientific Research 04/2020 $1,784,981
Rutgers University — Nuclear Conflict Climate Modeling (2020) Rutgers University Global Catastrophic Risks 04/2020 $3,000,000
Center for Global Development — COVID-19 Net Health Impact Center for Global Development Global Health & Development 04/2020 $400,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai — COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Scientific Research 04/2020 $627,700
University of Michigan — COVID-19 Protein Production University of Michigan Scientific Research 04/2020 $348,000
African Union Development Agency — General Support (2020) African Union Development Agency Human Health Wellbeing 04/2020 $2,500,000
Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations — General Support Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations Criminal Justice Reform 04/2020 $25,000
Engineers Without Borders USA — COVID-19 Hospital Equipment Engineers Without Borders USA Scientific Research 04/2020 $250,000
National Council — General Support (2020) National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls Criminal Justice Reform 04/2020 $250,000
Brown Institute for Media Innovation — COVID-19 Rapid Micro-Grants Brown Institute for Media Innovation Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 04/2020 $15,000
Florida Rights Restoration Coalition — General Support (2020) Florida Rights Restoration Coalition Criminal Justice Reform 04/2020 $400,000