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. Faith in Texas — General Support

    Award Date:
    09/2016
    Amount:
    $637,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  2. Heffter Research Institute — General Support

    Award Date:
    09/2016
    Amount:
    $100,000
    Drug Policy Reform
  3. Project Peanut Butter — Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food RCT

    Award Date:
    09/2016
    Amount:
    $724,929
    Open Philanthropy Project
  4. Brooklyn Community Bail Fund — General Support

    Award Date:
    09/2016
    Amount:
    $404,800
    Criminal Justice Reform
  5. Color Of Change Education Fund— Prosecutor Accountability

    Award Date:
    08/2016
    Amount:
    $321,228
    Criminal Justice Reform
  6. People for Animals — International Cage-Free Advocacy

    Award Date:
    08/2016
    Amount:
    $89,392
    Farm Animal Welfare
  7. Research Institute of Industrial Economics — Genomic Research Methods

    Award Date:
    08/2016
    Amount:
    $500,000
    Scientific Research
  8. Machine Intelligence Research Institute — General Support

    Award Date:
    08/2016
    Amount:
    $500,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  9. UC Berkeley — Center for Human-Compatible AI (2016)

    Award Date:
    08/2016
    Amount:
    $5,555,550
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  10. Florida Rights Restoration Coalition — General Support

    Award Date:
    08/2016
    Amount:
    $48,000
    Criminal Justice Reform