We want to maximize the impact of our portfolio.

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. Evidence Action — Planning for Future Programs

    Award Date:
    03/2014
    Amount:
    $250,000
    Global Health & Development
  2. Brookings Institution — Research on Marijuana Policy Change

    Award Date:
    03/2014
    Amount:
    $212,500
    Drug Policy Reform
  3. Center for Global Development — Labor Mobility Research

    Award Date:
    03/2014
    Amount:
    $1,184,720
    Immigration Policy
  4. Service Delivery Indicators Project

    Award Date:
    03/2014
    Amount:
    $500,000
    Global Health & Development
  5. Freedom to Marry — General Support

    Award Date:
    03/2014
    Amount:
    $250,000
    Marriage Equality
  6. New Incentives — General Support

    Award Date:
    01/2014
    Amount:
    $100,000
    Global Health & Development
  7. GiveDirectly — General Support

    Award Date:
    01/2014
    Amount:
    $7,000,000
    Global Health & Development
  8. BetaGov

    Award Date:
    12/2013
    Amount:
    $200,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  9. Research on crime, incarceration and cannabis regulation

    Award Date:
    12/2013
    Amount:
    $245,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  10. Schistosomiasis Control Initiative — General Support

    Award Date:
    12/2013
    Amount:
    $750,000
    Global Health & Development