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. Smart Growth America — Greater Greater Washington Education Project

    Award Date:
    07/2015
    Amount:
    $275,000
    Housing Affordability
  2. Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative — General Support

    Award Date:
    07/2015
    Amount:
    $500,000
    Solar Radiation Management
  3. Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation — General Support

    Award Date:
    06/2015
    Amount:
    $100,000
    Housing Affordability
  4. Brookings Institution — Work on India and China

    Award Date:
    06/2015
    Amount:
    $100,000
    Policy
  5. GiveDirectly — General Support

    Award Date:
    06/2015
    Amount:
    $25,000,000
    Global Health & Development
  6. SPUR — General Support

    Award Date:
    05/2015
    Amount:
    $100,000
    Housing Affordability
  7. Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society — General Support

    Award Date:
    04/2015
    Amount:
    $60,000
    Meta-Philanthropy
  8. New York University — Work on Swift-and-Certain Sanctions

    Award Date:
    04/2015
    Amount:
    $80,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  9. Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense

    Award Date:
    04/2015
    Amount:
    $300,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  10. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace — Work on India and China

    Award Date:
    03/2015
    Amount:
    $100,000
    Policy