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. University of Pennsylvania — Philip Tetlock on Forecasting

    Award Date:
    03/2016
    Amount:
    $500,000
    Forecasting
  2. University of Southern California — Genomic Research Methods

    Award Date:
    03/2016
    Amount:
    $1,738,500
    Scientific Research
  3. Ayni Institute — Movement Ecology Training

    Award Date:
    03/2016
    Amount:
    $115,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  4. New Incentives — General Support

    Award Date:
    03/2016
    Amount:
    $300,000
    Global Health & Development
  5. Evidence Action — No Lean Season

    Award Date:
    03/2016
    Amount:
    $812,351
    Global Health & Development
  6. Future of Life Institute — General Support

    Award Date:
    03/2016
    Amount:
    $100,000
    Global Catastrophic Risks
  7. MIT Synthetic Neurobiology Group — Brain Mapping Research (Ed Boyden)

    Award Date:
    03/2016
    Amount:
    $2,970,000
    Scientific Research
  8. The Ordinary People Society — Criminal Justice Reform

    Award Date:
    03/2016
    Amount:
    $50,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  9. Institute of the Black World — Criminal Justice Reform

    Award Date:
    03/2016
    Amount:
    $50,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  10. Vera Institute of Justice — Common Justice

    Award Date:
    02/2016
    Amount:
    $200,000
    Criminal Justice Reform