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. Purdue University — Preclinical Data Research (Douglas Brubaker)

    Award Date:
    08/2021
    Amount:
    $1,500,000
    Scientific Research
  2. National Bureau of Economic Research — Innovation Policy Working Group

    Award Date:
    08/2021
    Amount:
    $467,500
    Global Health & Development
  3. AAA — Farm Animal Welfare Movement Building in Asia

    Award Date:
    08/2021
    Amount:
    $120,000
    Farm Animal Welfare
  4. CSET — General Support (August 2021)

    Award Date:
    08/2021
    Amount:
    $38,920,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  5. Pure Earth — Reducing Lead Exposure in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

    Award Date:
    08/2021
    Amount:
    $2,130,000
    Global Health & Development
  6. University of Notre Dame — Nanopore Protein Sequencing

    Award Date:
    08/2021
    Amount:
    $1,769,056
    Scientific Research
  7. University of Washington — Syphilis Vaccine Development (Giacani)

    Award Date:
    08/2021
    Amount:
    $816,063
    Scientific Research
  8. Schepens Eye Research Institute at Mass Eye and Ear — Pulmonary Fibrosis Drug (Leo Kim)

    Award Date:
    07/2021
    Amount:
    $920,000
    Scientific Research
  9. Dezernat Zukunft — General Support and Re-Granting

    Award Date:
    07/2021
    Amount:
    $4,000,000
    Macroeconomic Policy
  10. Federation of American Scientists — High-Skilled Immigration Policy

    Award Date:
    07/2021
    Amount:
    $600,000
    Immigration Policy