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
The Center for Election Science — General Support (2019) The Center for Election Science Open Philanthropy Project 02/2019 $1,800,000
Georgetown University — Center for Security and Emerging Technology Georgetown University Potential Risks from Advanced AI 01/2019 $55,000,000
UC Berkeley — Alternative Meats Lab UC Berkeley Farm Animal Welfare 01/2019 $131,579
Center for Global Development — Gene Drive Research Center for Global Development Scientific Research 01/2019 $333,550
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative — CHAI ML Engineers Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative Potential Risks from Advanced AI 01/2019 $250,000
Center for International Security and Cooperation — Biosecurity Research (2019) Center for International Security and Cooperation Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 01/2019 $1,625,000
Promise of Justice Initiative — Prison Reform Coalition Promise of Justice Initiative Criminal Justice Reform 12/2018 $75,000
Georgia Institute of Technology — Research led by Saad Bhamla Georgia Institute of Technology Transformative Basic Science 12/2018 $50,000
The University of Sydney — 2019 Global Health Security Conference University of Sydney Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 12/2018 $32,621
National Council — General Support (December 2018) National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls Criminal Justice Reform 12/2018 $350,000
Evidence Action — Dispensers for Safe Water Program (2018) Evidence Action Global Health & Development 12/2018 $100,000
Deworm the World Initiative — General Support (December 2018) Evidence Action Global Health & Development 12/2018 $10,400,000
Citizens for Juvenile Justice — General Support (2018) Citizens for Juvenile Justice Criminal Justice Reform 12/2018 $45,000
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities — Nanomaterials research The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Transformative Basic Science 12/2018 $150,000
Court Watch NOLA — General Support Court Watch NOLA Criminal Justice Reform 11/2018 $200,000
iGEM — Synthetic Biology Safety and Security (2018) International Genetically Engineered Machine Foundation Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 11/2018 $420,000
Alliance for Safety and Justice — General Support (2018) Alliance for Safety and Justice Criminal Justice Reform 11/2018 $3,000,000
Nuclear Threat Initiative — Projects to Reduce Global Catastrophic Biological Risks Nuclear Threat Initiative Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 11/2018 $1,904,942
Animal Welfare Standards Project — Chinese Animal Welfare Institute Animal Welfare Standards Project Farm Animal Welfare 11/2018 $1,489,201
Massachusetts General Hospital —  Research on Microbiome and Alzheimer’s Massachusetts General Hospital Alzheimer's Research 11/2018 $2,546,962