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. New Incentives — General Support

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

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

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

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

    Award Date:
    12/2013
    Amount:
    $750,000
    Global Health & Development
  6. Deworm the World Initiative — General Support

    Award Date:
    12/2013
    Amount:
    $1,500,000
    Global Health & Development
  7. GiveWell — Research-Related Expenses

    Award Date:
    11/2013
    Amount:
    $675,000
    Effective Altruism
  8. Drug Policy Alliance — General Support

    Award Date:
    09/2013
    Amount:
    $150,000
    Drug Policy Reform
  9. Center for Global Development — General Support

    Award Date:
    07/2013
    Amount:
    $300,000
    Global Health & Development
  10. Research into the History of Philanthropy and Policy Advocacy

    Award Date:
    06/2013
    Amount:
    $20,000
    History of Philanthropy