Machine Intelligence Research Institute — General Support

Organization:
Machine Intelligence Research Institute
Award Date:
10/2017
Amount:
$3,750,000
Purpose:
For general support.

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $3,750,000 over three years to the Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI) for general support. MIRI plans to use these funds for ongoing research and activities related to reducing potential risks from advanced artificial intelligence (AI), one of Open Philanthropy's focus areas.

MIRI is a nonprofit working on computer science and mathematics research intended to reduce potential risks from advanced AI. It expects to use these funds mostly toward salaries of MIRI researchers, research engineers, and support staff.

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