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
OpenAI — General Support OpenAI Potential Risks from Advanced AI 03/2017 $30,000,000
GiveDirectly — General Support GiveDirectly Global Health & Development 06/2015 $25,000,000
Against Malaria Foundation — General Support Against Malaria Foundation Global Health & Development 01/2016 $22,845,518
Target Malaria — General Support Target Malaria Scientific Research 05/2017 $17,500,000
CHS — Biosecurity, Global Health Security, & Global Catastrophic Risks Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 01/2017 $16,000,000
Against Malaria Foundation — General Support Against Malaria Foundation Global Health & Development 01/2017 $15,080,000
Schistosomiasis Control Initiative — General Support Schistosomiasis Control Initiative Global Health & Development 01/2017 $13,500,000
Deworm the World Initiative — General Support Evidence Action Global Health & Development 01/2016 $10,790,000
GiveDirectly — General Support GiveDirectly Global Health & Development 01/2016 $9,750,000
GiveDirectly — General Support GiveDirectly Global Health & Development 01/2014 $7,000,000
Results for Development — Childhood Pneumonia Treatment Scale-Up Results for Development Global Health & Development 05/2016 $6,400,000
UC Berkeley — Center for Human-Compatible AI UC Berkeley Potential Risks from Advanced AI 08/2016 $5,555,550
The END Fund — Deworming The END Fund Global Health & Development 12/2016 $5,000,000
Malaria Consortium — Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention Malaria Consortium Global Health & Development 02/2017 $5,000,000
Against Malaria Foundation — General Support Against Malaria Foundation Global Health & Development 12/2014 $5,000,000
GiveDirectly — General Support GiveDirectly Global Health & Development 12/2014 $5,000,000
Startup:Education — School Reform in Newark Startup:Education Education 04/2014 $5,000,000
Deworm the World Initiative — General Support Evidence Action Global Health & Development 01/2017 $4,470,000
Center for Global Health Science and Security — General Support Georgetown Center for Global Health Science and Security Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 03/2017 $3,500,000
JustLeadershipUSA — Campaign to Close Rikers JustLeadershipUSA Criminal Justice Reform 12/2016 $3,400,000
ClimateWorks Foundation — Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program ClimateWorks Foundation Global Catastrophic Risks 04/2017 $3,000,000
Alliance for Safety and Justice — General Support Alliance for Safety and Justice Criminal Justice Reform 06/2016 $3,000,000
Center for Global Development — General Support Center for Global Development Global Health & Development 02/2016 $3,000,000
Schistosomiasis Control Initiative — General Support Schistosomiasis Control Initiative Global Health & Development 12/2014 $3,000,000
Pew Public Safety Performance Project Pew Charitable Trusts Criminal Justice Reform 07/2014 $3,000,000
Rutgers University — Nuclear Conflict Climate Modeling Rutgers University Global Catastrophic Risks 03/2017 $2,982,206
Massachusetts Institute of Technology — Synthetic Neurobiology Group MIT Synthetic Neurobiology Group Scientific Research 03/2016 $2,970,000
Sightsavers — Deworming Sightsavers Global Health & Development 01/2017 $2,950,000
UPMC Center for Health Security — ELBI UPMC Center for Health Security Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 10/2016 $2,744,000
Evidence Action — Strengthen Operations Evidence Action Global Health & Development 04/2017 $2,642,300
Centre for Effective Altruism — General Support Centre for Effective Altruism Effective Altruism 03/2017 $2,500,000
Harvard University — Solar Geoengineering Research Program Harvard University Solar Radiation Management 12/2016 $2,500,000
GiveDirectly — General Support GiveDirectly Global Health & Development 01/2017 $2,500,000
Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms — AI Safety Research Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms Potential Risks from Advanced AI 05/2017 $2,400,000
NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency — General Support New Partnership for Africa’s Development Planning and Coordinating Agency Scientific Research 04/2017 $2,350,000
IDinsight — Embedded GiveWell Team IDinsight Global Health & Development 05/2017 $2,321,617
Impact Justice — Restorative Justice Project Impact Justice Criminal Justice Reform 12/2016 $2,050,000
Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative — General Support Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative Solar Radiation Management 09/2017 $2,000,000
The Humane League — Open Wing Alliance The Humane League Farm Animal Welfare 09/2017 $2,000,000
Future of Humanity Institute — General Support Future of Humanity Institute Potential Risks from Advanced AI 03/2017 $1,995,425
GiveWell — General Support GiveWell Global Health & Development 06/2016 $1,994,850
IDinsight - General Support IDinsight Global Health & Development 06/2016 $1,985,000
Center for Global Development — Migration Program Center for Global Development Immigration Policy 03/2017 $1,800,000
Alliance for Safety and Justice — General Support Alliance for Safety and Justice Criminal Justice Reform 02/2016 $1,750,000
Evidence Action — No Lean Season Evidence Action Global Health & Development 12/2016 $1,687,500
UCLA School of Law — AI Governance UCLA School of Law Potential Risks from Advanced AI 05/2017 $1,536,222
Fair and Just Prosecution — General Support Fair and Just Prosecution Criminal Justice Reform 01/2017 $1,500,000
Deworm the World Initiative — General Support Evidence Action Global Health & Development 12/2013 $1,500,000
USAIM — Seasonal Migration from Haiti U.S. Association for International Migration Immigration Policy 07/2014 $1,490,505
Life Sciences Research Foundation — Young Investigators Life Sciences Research Foundation Scientific Research 10/2016 $1,488,000
UC Berkeley — AI Safety Research UC Berkeley Potential Risks from Advanced AI 10/2017 $1,450,016
Center for Popular Democracy — Fed Up Campaign 2016 Center for Popular Democracy Macroeconomic Policy 12/2015 $1,429,000
Drug Policy Alliance — Drug Decriminalization Drug Policy Alliance Criminal Justice Reform 03/2017 $1,400,000
Humane Society International — East Asian and OIE Projects Humane Society International Farm Animal Welfare 03/2017 $1,364,000
Stanford University — Support for Percy Liang Stanford University Potential Risks from Advanced AI 05/2017 $1,337,600
UPenn — Philip Tetlock’s Forecasting Project University of Pennsylvania Forecasting 07/2017 $1,300,000
Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense — General Support Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense Biosecurity and pandemic preparedness 08/2016 $1,300,000
Against Malaria Foundation — General Support Against Malaria Foundation Global Health & Development 12/2012 $1,250,000
FNIH — Working Group on Malaria Gene Drive Testing Path Foundation for the National Institutes of Health Scientific Research 07/2016 $1,228,845
CDC Foundation — Malaria Control Research CDC Foundation Scientific Research 09/2016 $1,214,437
GiveWell — General Support GiveWell Global Health & Development 08/2015 $1,186,840
Future of Life Institute — Artificial Intelligence Risk Reduction Future of Life Institute Potential Risks from Advanced AI 08/2015 $1,186,000
Center for Global Development — Labor Mobility Research Center for Global Development Immigration Policy 03/2014 $1,184,720
80,000 Hours — General Support 80,000 Hours Effective Altruism 03/2017 $1,125,000
UC Berkeley — KLPS-4 Survey UC Berkeley Global Health & Development 04/2017 $1,104,259
Humane Society International/India — India Animal Welfare Reform Humane Society International/India Farm Animal Welfare 05/2017 $1,100,000
Massachusetts General Hospital — Alzheimer’s Disease Research Massachusetts General Hospital Scientific Research 12/2016 $1,100,000
Center for Applied Rationality — General Support Center for Applied Rationality Effective Altruism 07/2016 $1,035,000
Founders Pledge — General Support Founders Pledge Effective Altruism 09/2016 $1,032,947
Albert Schweitzer Foundation — General Support Albert Schweitzer Foundation Farm Animal Welfare 09/2017 $1,000,000
FFAR — Farm Animal Welfare Research Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Farm Animal Welfare 04/2017 $1,000,000
Mercy For Animals — Broiler Chicken Welfare Corporate Campaigns Mercy For Animals Farm Animal Welfare 11/2016 $1,000,000
The Humane League — General Support The Humane League Farm Animal Welfare 11/2016 $1,000,000
HSUS — Broiler Welfare Corporate Campaigns Humane Society of the United States Farm Animal Welfare 11/2016 $1,000,000
The Good Food Institute — General Support The Good Food Institute Farm Animal Welfare 09/2016 $1,000,000
Mercy For Animals — International Cage-Free Advocacy Mercy For Animals Farm Animal Welfare 08/2016 $1,000,000
The Humane League — International Cage-Free Advocacy The Humane League Farm Animal Welfare 07/2016 $1,000,000
Humane Society International — International Cage-Free Outreach Humane Society International Farm Animal Welfare 08/2016 $1,000,000
Mercy For Animals — Corporate Cage-Free Campaigns Mercy For Animals Farm Animal Welfare 02/2016 $1,000,000
The Humane League — Corporate Cage-Free Campaigns The Humane League Farm Animal Welfare 02/2016 $1,000,000
Schistosomiasis Control Initiative — General Support Schistosomiasis Control Initiative Global Health & Development 01/2016 $1,000,000
Containment of Artemisinin Resistance in Eastern Myanmar Population Services International Global Health & Development 08/2012 $1,000,000
gui2de — Zusha! Road Safety Campaign Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development, and Evaluation Global Health & Development 02/2017 $900,000
JustLeadershipUSA — Campaign to Close Rikers JustLeadershipUSA Criminal Justice Reform 12/2015 $900,000
New Incentives — General Support New Incentives Global Health & Development 04/2017 $820,000
Evidence Action — No Lean Season Evidence Action Global Health & Development 03/2016 $812,351
Harvard University — Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management Harvard University Criminal Justice Reform 07/2016 $783,000
UCLA — Climate Engineering Governance UCLA School of Law Solar Radiation Management 03/2017 $776,095
Compassion in World Farming — Farm Animal Welfare Advocacy in China Compassion in World Farming Farm Animal Welfare 02/2017 $765,112
Center for Popular Democracy — Fed Up Campaign 2015 Center for Popular Democracy Macroeconomic Policy 01/2015 $750,000
Schistosomiasis Control Initiative — General Support Schistosomiasis Control Initiative Global Health & Development 12/2013 $750,000
Project Peanut Butter — Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food RCT Project Peanut Butter Open Philanthropy Project 09/2016 $724,929
University of Washington — Nuclear Fusion Research University of Washington Scientific Research 01/2017 $700,000
WildAid — Reducing Meat Consumption in China WildAid Farm Animal Welfare 09/2016 $700,000
International Refugee Assistance Project — General Support International Refugee Assistance Project Immigration Policy 05/2016 $700,000
GiveWell — Research-Related Expenses GiveWell Effective Altruism 11/2013 $675,000
Center for International Security and Cooperation — Biosecurity Research Center for International Security and Cooperation Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 10/2016 $643,415
Faith in Texas — General Support Faith in Texas Criminal Justice Reform 09/2016 $637,000
Essie Justice Group — General Support Essie Justice Group Criminal Justice Reform 10/2016 $600,000
Compassion in World Farming USA — General Support Compassion in World Farming USA Farm Animal Welfare 04/2016 $550,000
Protect the People — Seasonal Migration from Haiti Protect the People Immigration Policy 02/2016 $550,000
World Animal Protection — Farm Animal Welfare Advocacy in China World Animal Protection Farm Animal Welfare 10/2016 $544,607
Eurogroup for Animals — Fish Welfare Eurogroup for Animals Farm Animal Welfare 12/2016 $535,699
iGEM — Synthetic Biology Safety and Security International Genetically Engineered Machine Foundation Biosecurity 05/2016 $520,000
World Animal Protection — Broiler Chicken Welfare World Animal Protection Farm Animal Welfare 03/2017 $517,588
LatinoJustice — Work to End Mass Incarceration LatinoJustice Criminal Justice Reform 02/2017 $500,000
MAPS — Randomized Controlled Phase 3 Trial for PTSD therapy Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies Drug Policy Reform 08/2017 $500,000
Mercy For Animals — India Animal Welfare Reform Mercy For Animals Farm Animal Welfare 05/2017 $500,000
The Greenfield Project — General Support The Greenfield Project Farm Animal Welfare 04/2017 $500,000
Animal Charity Evaluators — General Support Animal Charity Evaluators Farm Animal Welfare 04/2017 $500,000
Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense — General Support Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 01/2017 $500,000
Dream Corps — Criminal Justice and Criminalization Dream Corps Criminal Justice Reform 12/2016 $500,000
Compassion Over Killing — U.S. Broiler Welfare Campaigns Compassion Over Killing Farm Animal Welfare 12/2016 $500,000
Economic Policy Institute — Macroeconomic Policy Research Economic Policy Institute Macroeconomic Policy 06/2016 $500,000
GiveWell — Top Charity “Participation” Grants GiveWell Global Health & Development 09/2016 $500,000
Animal Equality — International Cage-Free Advocacy Animal Equality Farm Animal Welfare 08/2016 $500,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute — General Support Machine Intelligence Research Institute Potential Risks from Advanced AI 08/2016 $500,000
Global Animal Partnership — General Support Global Animal Partnership Farm Animal Welfare 04/2016 $500,000
Center for American Progress — Macroeconomic Stabilization Center for American Progress Macroeconomic Policy 03/2016 $500,000
University of Pennsylvania — Philip Tetlock on Forecasting University of Pennsylvania Forecasting 03/2016 $500,000
The Humane Society of the United States — Corporate Cage-Free Campaigns The Humane Society of the United States Farm Animal Welfare 02/2016 $500,000
Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative — General Support Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative Solar Radiation Management 07/2015 $500,000
GiveWell — Top Charity “Participation” Grants GiveWell Global Health & Development 01/2015 $500,000
Alliance for Open Society International — Albanian Renaissance Alliance for Open Society International Policy & Civil Society 07/2014 $500,000
GiveWell — Top Charity “Participation” Grants GiveWell Global Health & Development 05/2014 $500,000
Service Delivery Indicators Project International Development Association Global Health & Development 03/2014 $500,000
GiveDirectly — General Support GiveDirectly Global Health & Development 12/2012 $500,000
Against Malaria Foundation — General Support Against Malaria Foundation Global Health & Development 12/2011 $500,000
University of Cape Town — Geomagnetics Research University of Cape Town Global Catastrophic Risks 09/2016 $493,425
Nuclear Threat Initiative — Planning for Global Health Security Index Nuclear Threat Initiative Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 02/2017 $476,859
Genspace — DIYbio Labs Project Genspace Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 05/2017 $454,025
RSPCA — Farm Animal Welfare Advocacy in China Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Farm Animal Welfare 02/2017 $453,440
NASEM — International Meeting on Governance of Dual-Use Research National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 05/2017 $452,545
Blackbird — Ending Mass Incarceration Blackbird Criminal Justice Reform 12/2016 $425,000
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities — Full Employment Project 2016 Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Macroeconomic Policy 07/2016 $425,000
HSA — Farm Animal Welfare Advocacy in China Humane Slaughter Association Farm Animal Welfare 06/2017 $419,236
Brooklyn Community Bail Fund — General Support Brooklyn Community Bail Fund Criminal Justice Reform 09/2016 $404,800
BERI — Core Support and CHAI Collaboration Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative Potential Risks from Advanced AI 07/2017 $403,890
Sightline Institute — Housing and Urban Development Sightline Institute Housing Affordability 10/2015 $400,000
Dyrevernalliansen — Fish Welfare Dyrevernalliansen (The Norwegian Animal Protection Alliance) Farm Animal Welfare 02/2017 $378,000
New Incentives — Exit Grant and Immunizations Pilot New Incentives Global Health & Development 11/2016 $368,587
Niskanen Center — Research on Immigration Policy Niskanen Center Immigration Policy 10/2015 $360,000
Charity Science Health — SMS Reminders for Immunization Charity Science Health Global Health & Development 07/2017 $357,543
Innovations for Poverty Action — Mindset Engagement in Cash Transfers Innovations for Poverty Action Global Health & Development 05/2016 $350,000
Accountable Justice Project — General Support Accountable Justice Project Criminal Justice Reform 04/2016 $350,000
CFAR — European Summer Program on Rationality Center for Applied Rationality Effective Altruism 05/2017 $340,000
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities — Full Employment Project Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Macroeconomic Policy 09/2014 $335,000
FIAPO — India Animal Welfare Reform Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations Farm Animal Welfare 07/2017 $332,944
Albert Schweitzer Foundation — Fish Welfare Albert Schweitzer Foundation Farm Animal Welfare 01/2017 $317,060
IDinsight—Embedded GiveWell Team IDinsight Global Health & Development 11/2016 $314,752
Center for Applied Rationality — SPARC Center for Applied Rationality Effective Altruism 05/2016 $304,000
Essie Justice Group — General Support Essie Justice Group Criminal Justice Reform 10/2017 $300,000
The Ordinary People Society — Prodigal Child Project The Ordinary People Society Criminal Justice Reform 12/2016 $300,000
New Incentives — General Support New Incentives Global Health & Development 03/2016 $300,000
SPUR — General Support SPUR Housing Affordability 07/2016 $300,000
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation — General Support Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation Housing Affordability 07/2016 $300,000
California Renters Legal Advocacy and Education Fund — General Support California Renters Legal Advocacy and Education Fund Housing Affordability 06/2016 $300,000
Future of Research — General Support Future of Research Scientific Research 04/2016 $300,000
Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense Biosecurity 04/2015 $300,000
Cochrane Collaboration — General Support Cochrane Collaboration Meta-Research 06/2014 $300,000
Center for Global Development — General Support Center for Global Development Global Health & Development 07/2013 $300,000
Yale University — Research on the Global Politics of AI Yale University Potential Risks from Advanced AI 07/2017 $299,320
Princeton University — Rescuing Biomedical Research Rescuing Biomedical Research Scientific Research 01/2016 $299,112
Animal Equality — India Animal Welfare Reform Animal Equality Farm Animal Welfare 05/2017 $292,000
ImmigrationWorks Foundation — General Support ImmigrationWorks Foundation Immigration Policy 07/2014 $285,000
George Mason University — Research into Future AI Scenarios George Mason University Potential Risks from Advanced AI 06/2016 $277,435
Smart Growth America — Greater Greater Washington Education Project Smart Growth America Housing Affordability 07/2015 $275,000
The Soze Agency — Returning Citizens Project The Soze Agency Criminal Justice Reform 12/2016 $261,500
CNAS — Technological Risks and National Security Center for a New American Security Global Catastrophic Risks 08/2017 $260,000
Jeanne Marchig Centre — Farm Animal Welfare Advocacy in China Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education Farm Animal Welfare 03/2017 $255,816
Mijente — Criminal Justice Reform Mijente Criminal Justice Reform 08/2016 $255,000
North Carolina State University — DIYbio Labs Project North Carolina State University Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 05/2017 $252,725
ACLU of Northern California — Prosecutorial Accountability ACLU Foundation of Northern California Criminal Justice Reform 02/2017 $250,000
Project Healthy Children — General Support Project Healthy Children Global Health & Development 01/2017 $250,000
Living Goods — General Support Living Goods Global Health & Development 01/2017 $250,000
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition — Universal Salt Iodization Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Global Health & Development 01/2017 $250,000
Iodine Global Network — General Support Iodine Global Network Global Health & Development 12/2016 $250,000
Food Fortification Initiative — General Support Food Fortification Initiative Global Health & Development 12/2016 $250,000
Development Media International — General Support Development Media International Global Health & Development 12/2016 $250,000
Ayni Institute — Movement Ecology and Metrics Ayni Institute Criminal Justice Reform 12/2016 $250,000
Youth First Initiative — General Support Youth First Initiative Criminal Justice Reform 10/2016 $250,000
Peterson Institute for International Economics — Macroeconomic Stabilization Peterson Institute for International Economics Macroeconomic Policy 04/2016 $250,000
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition — Universal Salt Iodization Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Global Health & Development 10/2015 $250,000
Iodine Global Network — General Support Iodine Global Network Global Health & Development 12/2015 $250,000
Living Goods — General Support Living Goods Global Health & Development 12/2015 $250,000
Development Media International — General Support Development Media International Global Health & Development 12/2015 $250,000
Georgetown University — Public Health and Cannabis Legalization Georgetown University Drug Policy Reform 08/2015 $250,000
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition — Universal Salt Iodization Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Global Health & Development 12/2014 $250,000
Iodine Global Network — General Support Iodine Global Network Global Health & Development 12/2014 $250,000
Development Media International — General Support Development Media International Global Health & Development 12/2014 $250,000
Living Goods — General Support Living Goods Global Health & Development 12/2014 $250,000
Deworm the World Initiative — General Support Evidence Action Global Health & Development 12/2014 $250,000
Evidence Action — Planning for Future Programs Evidence Action Global Health & Development 03/2014 $250,000
Freedom to Marry — General Support Freedom to Marry Marriage Equality 03/2014 $250,000
Schistosomiasis Control Initiative — General Support Schistosomiasis Control Initiative Global Health & Development 12/2012 $250,000
Schistosomiasis Control Initiative — General Support Schistosomiasis Control Initiative Global Health & Development 12/2011 $250,000
Research on crime, incarceration and cannabis regulation Washington Office on Latin America Criminal Justice Reform 12/2013 $245,000
GiveWell — General Support GiveWell Global Health & Development 03/2014 $240,000
Animal Welfare Standards Project — Farm Animal Welfare Advocacy China Animal Welfare Standards Project Farm Animal Welfare 12/2016 $238,212
The Pollination Project — Global Animal Advocacy Movement The Pollination Project Farm Animal Welfare 12/2016 $233,000
Green Monday — Promoting work in China Green Monday Farm Animal Welfare 11/2016 $226,000
Brookings Institution — Research on Marijuana Policy Change Brookings Institution Drug Policy Reform 03/2014 $212,500
American Conservative Union — Center for Criminal Justice Reform American Conservative Union Criminal Justice Reform 07/2017 $206,000
Global Animal Partnership — General Support Global Animal Partnership Farm Animal Welfare 02/2017 $200,000
Civil Rights Corps — General Support Civil Rights Corps Criminal Justice Reform 12/2016 $200,000
LEAD National Support Bureau — General Support LEAD National Support Bureau Criminal Justice Reform 12/2016 $200,000
Justice Strategies — General Support Justice Strategies Criminal Justice Reform 10/2016 $200,000
Charity Science: Health — General Support Charity Science: Health Global Health & Development 11/2016 $200,000
Roosevelt Institute — Macroeconomic Policy Research Roosevelt Institute Macroeconomic Policy 06/2016 $200,000
American Conservative Union — Center for Criminal Justice Reform American Conservative Union Criminal Justice Reform 05/2016 $200,000
Vera Institute of Justice — Common Justice Vera Institute of Justice Criminal Justice Reform 02/2016 $200,000
J-PAL — Support for Immunization Incentives RCTs Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab Global Health & Development 09/2015 $200,000
WaitList Zero — General Support WaitList Zero Organ Transplantation 08/2015 $200,000
BetaGov Pepperdine University Criminal Justice Reform 12/2013 $200,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation — AI Scenarios and Social Impacts Electronic Frontier Foundation Potential Risks from Advanced AI 11/2016 $199,000
Life Sciences Research Foundation — Young Investigators Life Sciences Research Foundation Scientific Research 03/2017 $195,000
Evidence Action — Seasonal Income Support Project Evidence Action Global Health & Development 03/2015 $170,792
National Network for Safe Communities — LA Larceny Project National Network for Safe Communities Criminal Justice Reform 02/2017 $161,040
CCI — New Thinking about Criminal Justice Responses Center for Court Innovation Criminal Justice Reform 07/2016 $160,000
BioBricks Foundation — Biosecurity Activities at SB7.0 BioBricks Foundation Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 04/2017 $152,950
Future of Research — Exit Grant Future of Research Scientific Research 07/2017 $150,000
Drug Policy Alliance — General Support Drug Policy Alliance Drug Policy Reform 08/2016 $150,000
Pepperdine University — Washington THC Monitoring Pepperdine University Drug Policy Reform 06/2014 $150,000
ImmigrationWorks Foundation — General Support ImmigrationWorks Foundation Immigration Policy 10/2015 $150,000
Drug Policy Alliance — General Support Drug Policy Alliance Drug Policy Reform 08/2015 $150,000
Drug Policy Alliance — General Support Drug Policy Alliance Drug Policy Reform 09/2014 $150,000
Drug Policy Alliance — General Support Drug Policy Alliance Drug Policy Reform 09/2013 $150,000
Freedom to Marry — General Support Freedom to Marry Marriage Equality 06/2012 $150,000
Drug Policy Alliance — General Support Drug Policy Alliance Drug Policy Reform 06/2012 $150,000
ACLU of Oregon — Prosecutorial Accountability American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Oregon Criminal Justice Reform 03/2017 $145,000
Dignity and Power Now — Convening to Oppose L.A. Jail Construction Dignity and Power Now Criminal Justice Reform 06/2017 $132,000
Florida Rights Restoration Coalition — General Support Florida Rights Restoration Coalition Criminal Justice Reform 02/2017 $130,000
Workers Center for Racial Justice — Prosecutorial Accountability Workers Center for Racial Justice Criminal Justice Reform 03/2017 $125,000
The Ordinary People Society — General Support The Ordinary People Society Criminal Justice Reform 07/2016 $125,000
People for Animals — India Animal Welfare Reform People for Animals Farm Animal Welfare 05/2017 $120,000
Griffith University — Farm Animal Welfare Advocacy in China Griffith University Farm Animal Welfare 12/2016 $120,000
Future of Humanity Institute — Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness Future of Humanity Institute Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 09/2016 $115,652
Ayni Institute — Movement Ecology Training Ayni Institute Criminal Justice Reform 03/2016 $115,000
Justice Solutions — Anne Seymour’s Crime Victims and Survivors Work Justice Solutions Criminal Justice Reform 02/2017 $112,613
Albert Schweitzer Foundation — International Cage-Free Advocacy Albert Schweitzer Foundation Farm Animal Welfare 01/2017 $111,986
RAND Corporation — Research for Vermont RAND Corporation Criminal Justice Reform 08/2014 $103,000
Corrections Accountability Project — General Support Corrections Accountability Project Criminal Justice Reform 09/2017 $100,000
Gamechanger Labs — Student Organizing Initiative Gamechanger Labs Criminal Justice Reform 09/2017 $100,000
We Got Us Now — General Support We Got Us Now Criminal Justice Reform 09/2017 $100,000
Common Justice — General Support Common Justice Criminal Justice Reform 04/2017 $100,000
Future of Life Institute — General Support Future of Life Institute Potential Risks from Advanced AI 05/2017 $100,000
National Alliance of Faith and Justice — Criminal Justice Reform National Alliance of Faith and Justice Criminal Justice Reform 03/2017 $100,000
Farm Forward — Chicken Welfare Advocacy Farm Forward Farm Animal Welfare 01/2017 $100,000
ReFrame Mentorship — General Support ReFrame Mentorship Criminal Justice Reform 02/2017 $100,000
FNPDA — International Cage-Free Advocacy Fórum Nacional de Proteção e Defesa Animal Farm Animal Welfare 10/2016 $100,000
Heffter Research Institute — General Support Heffter Research Institute Drug Policy Reform 09/2016 $100,000
Vera Institute of Justice — New Orleans User-Funded Justice System Vera Institute of Justice Criminal Justice Reform 07/2016 $100,000
Future of Life Institute — General Support Future of Life Institute Global Catastrophic Risks 03/2016 $100,000
Heffter Research Institute — General Support Heffter Research Institute Drug Policy Reform 12/2015 $100,000
Brookings Institution — Work on India and China Brookings Institution Policy 06/2015 $100,000
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation — General Support Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation Housing Affordability 06/2015 $100,000
SPUR — General Support SPUR Housing Affordability 05/2015 $100,000
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace — Work on India and China Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Policy 03/2015 $100,000
New Incentives — General Support New Incentives Global Health & Development 03/2015 $100,000
Florida State University Project on Accountable Justice — General Support Florida State University Project on Accountable Justice Criminal Justice Reform 02/2015 $100,000
Center for Popular Democracy — Federal Reserve Campaign Center for Popular Democracy Macroeconomic Policy 08/2014 $100,000
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation — General Support Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation Housing Affordability 06/2014 $100,000
SPUR — General Support SPUR Housing Affordability 05/2014 $100,000
New Incentives — General Support New Incentives Global Health & Development 01/2014 $100,000
Media Buy for Marriage Equality Campaign in Maine Silicon Valley Community Foundation Marriage Equality 09/2012 $100,000
US Cochrane Center — General Support United States Cochrane Center Meta-Research 07/2012 $100,000
GiveDirectly — General Support GiveDirectly Global Health & Development 05/2012 $100,000
Brighter Green — Farm Animal Welfare Advocacy in China Brighter Green Farm Animal Welfare 09/2016 $99,360
Urban Institute — Land Use Convening Urban Institute Housing Affordability 09/2015 $97,865
People for Animals — International Cage-Free Advocacy People for Animals Farm Animal Welfare 08/2016 $89,392
Wageningen UR — Chicken Welfare Systematic Assessment Wageningen UR Farm Animal Welfare 03/2017 $88,345
Promise of Justice Initiative — General Support Promise of Justice Initiative Criminal Justice Reform 05/2016 $81,000
New York University — Work on Swift-and-Certain Sanctions New York University Criminal Justice Reform 04/2015 $80,000
AU — Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment Solar Radiation Management 05/2016 $76,234
Forward Justice — Criminal Justice Reform Advocacy and Organizing Forward Justice Criminal Justice Reform 05/2017 $75,000
Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition — Prosecutorial Reform Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition Criminal Justice Reform 12/2016 $75,000
Legal Services for Prisoners with Children — General Support Legal Services for Prisoners with Children Criminal Justice Reform 07/2016 $70,000
Prison Policy Initiative — General Support Prison Policy Initiative Criminal Justice Reform 02/2017 $66,000
UC Berkeley — Plant Pathology Workshop UC Berkeley Scientific Research 12/2016 $63,000
Texas Fair Defense Project — General Support Texas Fair Defense Project Criminal Justice Reform 10/2016 $63,000
Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition — General Support Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition Criminal Justice Reform 06/2016 $61,600
Human Impact Partners — Criminal Justice Convening Human Impact Partners Criminal Justice Reform 10/2015 $60,990
Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society — General Support Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society Meta-Philanthropy 04/2015 $60,000
AWAL — Meat-Reduction and Elimination Messaging Study Animal Welfare Action Lab Farm Animal Welfare 06/2017 $58,550
GiveWell — Open Philanthropy Project Website Construction GiveWell Open Philanthropy Project 01/2015 $56,250
Mission: Launch, Inc. — Lisa Sangoi on Child Welfare Mission: Launch, Inc. Criminal Justice Reform 01/2017 $55,000
Texas After Violence Project — Video Documentation Project Texas After Violence Project Criminal Justice Reform 09/2017 $52,000
College and Community Fellowship — General Support College and Community Fellowship Criminal Justice Reform 03/2017 $50,000
Vera Institute of Justice — Criminal Justice Reform Report Vera Institute of Justice Criminal Justice Reform 03/2017 $50,000
Mothers Against Police Brutality — Prosecutorial Reform Mothers Against Police Brutality Criminal Justice Reform 12/2016 $50,000
New Virginia Majority — Formerly Incarcerated Organizers New Virginia Majority Education Fund Criminal Justice Reform 10/2016 $50,000
NACRJ — Restorative Justice Conference National Association of Community and Restorative Justice Criminal Justice Reform 11/2016 $50,000
Prison Policy Initiative — General Support Prison Policy Initiative Criminal Justice Reform 06/2016 $50,000
Correctional Association of New York — General Support Correctional Association of New York Criminal Justice Reform 04/2016 $50,000
Seattle for Everyone — General Support Seattle for Everyone Housing Affordability 02/2016 $50,000
The Ordinary People Society — Criminal Justice Reform The Ordinary People Society Criminal Justice Reform 03/2016 $50,000
Institute of the Black World — Criminal Justice Reform Institute of the Black World Criminal Justice Reform 03/2016 $50,000
WaitList Zero — Planning Grant WaitList Zero Organ Transplantation 09/2014 $50,000
Update to Millions Saved Project Center for Global Development History of Philanthropy 06/2013 $50,000
GiveWell — General Support GiveWell Global Health & Development 01/2013 $50,000
Small Enterprise Foundation — General Support Small Enterprise Foundation Global Health & Development 05/2012 $50,000
Nyaya Health — General Support Nyaya Health Global Health & Development 05/2012 $50,000
Innovations for Poverty Action — General Support Innovations for Poverty Action Global Health & Development 05/2012 $50,000
Pratham — General Support Pratham Education 05/2012 $50,000
KIPP Houston — General Support KIPP Houston Education 05/2012 $50,000
GiveWell — General Support GiveWell Global Health & Development 12/2011 $50,000
Duke University — Co-Crystallization of Hsp70i and Inhibitor HS-72 Duke University Scientific Research 06/2017 $49,500
Florida Rights Restoration Coalition — General Support Florida Rights Restoration Coalition Criminal Justice Reform 08/2016 $48,000
ACLU Foundation — Disability Rights Fellowship American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Criminal Justice Reform 04/2017 $45,000
East Bay Forward — YIMBYtown 2017 Conference East Bay Forward Housing Affordability 04/2017 $40,000
International Society for Applied Ethology — Travel Scholarships International Society for Applied Ethology Farm Animal Welfare 03/2017 $40,000
Ayni Institute — Momentum Training Ayni Institute Criminal Justice Reform 07/2016 $40,000
Voice of the Ex-Offender — Southern Regional Convening Voice of the Ex-Offender Criminal Justice Reform 02/2016 $40,000
ReFrame Mentorship — General Support ReFrame Mentorship Criminal Justice Reform 07/2016 $37,000
Better Boulder — YIMBY 2016 Better Boulder Housing Affordability 04/2016 $37,000
IDinsight — Scaling Up a High-Potential Development Intervention IDinsight Global Health & Development 09/2014 $34,382
AI Impacts — General Support AI Impacts Potential Risks from Advanced AI 12/2016 $32,000
CIWF USA — Latin America Broiler Chicken Welfare Research Compassion in World Farming USA Farm Animal Welfare 05/2017 $30,000
Color Of Change — Criminal Justice Meeting Color Of Change Criminal Justice Reform 11/2016 $30,000
New York University — Support for a Labor Mobility RCT New York University Immigration Policy 08/2015 $30,000
Colorado State University — Planning Gift Institute for Advancement of Animal Welfare Science Farm Animal Welfare 03/2017 $25,300
Stanford University — Percy Liang Planning Grant Stanford University Potential Risks from Advanced AI 03/2017 $25,000
Court Watch NOLA — General Support Court Watch NOLA Criminal Justice Reform 04/2017 $25,000
Distill Prize for Clarity in Machine Learning — General Support Distill Prize for Clarity in Machine Learning Potential Risks from Advanced AI 03/2017 $25,000
Rockefeller Archive Center — Workshop on the History of Philanthropy Rockefeller Archive Center History of Philanthropy 08/2014 $25,000
Stanford PACS — General Support Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society Meta-Philanthropy 08/2014 $20,000
Research into the History of Philanthropy and Policy Advocacy GiveWell History of Philanthropy 06/2013 $20,000
Stanford PACS — General Support Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society Meta-Philanthropy 07/2012 $20,000
The Ahimsa Collective — Restorative Justice Movement-Building Report The Ahimsa Collective Criminal Justice Reform 07/2017 $15,000
Genspace — DIYbio and FBI Meeting Genspace Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness 02/2017 $15,000
Eurogroup for Animals — Broiler Chicken Welfare Campaign Eurogroup for Animals Farm Animal Welfare 05/2017 $14,961
ASUC — Effective Altruists of Berkeley “DeCal” University Course Associated Students of the University of California, Berkeley Effective Altruism 02/2015 $10,000
Vera Institute of Justice — Common Justice Vera Institute of Justice Criminal Justice Reform 06/2016 $8,000
ARNOVA — History of Philanthropy Prize ARNOVA History of Philanthropy 08/2015 $2,000