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. Dao Foods — Plant-Based Meat Promotion

    Award Date:
    03/2021
    Amount:
    $1,100,000
    Farm Animal Welfare
  2. MIT Media Lab — Kevin Esvelt’s Research (2021)

    Award Date:
    03/2021
    Amount:
    $1,000,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  3. Rethink Priorities — Moral Patienthood and Moral Weight Research

    Award Date:
    03/2021
    Amount:
    $315,500
    Farm Animal Welfare
  4. UC Davis — COVID-19 Antiviral Studies (Lark L. Coffey)

    Award Date:
    03/2021
    Amount:
    $100,642
    Scientific Research
  5. CDC Foundation — Malaria Control Research Project (2021)

    Award Date:
    03/2021
    Amount:
    $672,500
    Scientific Research
  6. UC Berkeley — Adversarial Robustness Research (David Wagner)

    Award Date:
    02/2021
    Amount:
    $330,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  7. UC Berkeley — Adversarial Robustness Research (Dawn Song)

    Award Date:
    02/2021
    Amount:
    $330,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  8. Sightsavers — Deworming Programs (2021)

    Award Date:
    02/2021
    Amount:
    $2,796,000
    Global Health & Development
  9. University of Tübingen — Robustness Research (Wieland Brendel)

    Award Date:
    02/2021
    Amount:
    $590,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  10. Council on Energy, Environment, and Water — Air Quality Sensors in South Asia

    Award Date:
    02/2021
    Amount:
    $410,000
    Global Health & Development