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. Center for International Security and Cooperation — Biosecurity Research (2019)

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Award Date:
    07/2018
    Amount:
    $8,070,371
    Global Catastrophic Risks
  8. Stanford University — Machine Learning Security Research

    Award Date:
    07/2018
    Amount:
    $100,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  9. Wilson Center — AI Policy Seminar Series

    Award Date:
    07/2018
    Amount:
    $400,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  10. Oxford University — Research on the Global Politics of AI

    Award Date:
    07/2018
    Amount:
    $429,770
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI