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. Centre for the Governance of AI — AI Field Building

    Award Date:
    12/2021
    Amount:
    $2,537,600
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  2. Founders Pledge — General Support (2021)

    Award Date:
    11/2021
    Amount:
    $1,000,000
    Effective Altruism
  3. University of Washington — Protein Design Research (David Baker)

    Award Date:
    11/2021
    Amount:
    $3,263,750
    Scientific Research
  4. fair-fish international association — Wild-Caught Fish Welfare Standards

    Award Date:
    11/2021
    Amount:
    $2,672,830
    Farm Animal Welfare
  5. Texas Organizing Project — Criminal Justice Reform (2021)

    Award Date:
    11/2021
    Amount:
    $400,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  6. Redwood Research — General Support

    Award Date:
    11/2021
    Amount:
    $8,790,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  7. iGEM — Biological Weapons Convention Verification Project

    Award Date:
    11/2021
    Amount:
    $300,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  8. Mila — Research Project on Artificial Intelligence

    Award Date:
    11/2021
    Amount:
    $237,931
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  9. The Degrees Initiative — General Support (2021)

    Award Date:
    11/2021
    Amount:
    $5,000,000
    Global Catastrophic Risks
  10. Institute for Progress — Policy Research

    Award Date:
    10/2021
    Amount:
    $1,600,000
    Other Areas