Showing grants tagged "Global Catastrophic Risks"

We're open to supporting safe bets, like direct cash transfers to the world's poorest people, as well as high-risk, high-reward projects, like minimizing risks from potentially world-changing science and technology. Read more about how we choose what to fund here.

  1. Machine Intelligence Research Institute — General Support (2019)

    Award Date:
    02/2019
    Amount:
    $2,112,500
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  2. Georgetown University — Center for Security and Emerging Technology

    Award Date:
    01/2019
    Amount:
    $55,000,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  3. Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative — CHAI ML Engineers

    Award Date:
    01/2019
    Amount:
    $250,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  4. Center for International Security and Cooperation — Biosecurity Research (2019)

    Award Date:
    01/2019
    Amount:
    $1,625,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  5. iGEM — Synthetic Biology Safety and Security (2018)

    Award Date:
    11/2018
    Amount:
    $420,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  6. Nuclear Threat Initiative — Projects to Reduce Global Catastrophic Biological Risks

    Award Date:
    11/2018
    Amount:
    $1,904,942
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  7. UC Berkeley — AI safety research (2018)

    Award Date:
    11/2018
    Amount:
    $1,145,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  8. Center for a New American Security — Outreach on Technological Risk

    Award Date:
    09/2018
    Amount:
    $400,352
    Global Catastrophic Risks
  9. GoalsRL — Workshop on Goal Specifications for Reinforcement Learning

    Award Date:
    08/2018
    Amount:
    $7,500
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  10. Future of Humanity Institute — Work on Global Catastrophic Risks

    Award Date:
    07/2018
    Amount:
    $7,864,551
    Global Catastrophic Risks