Council on Strategic Risks — Biological Weapons Prevention (November 2020)

Organization:
Council on Strategic Risks
Award Date:
11/2020
Amount:
$780,000
Purpose:
To support policy research and mentorship activities aimed at preventing the development of biological weapons.

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $780,000 over two years to the Council on Strategic Risks to support policy research and mentorship activities aimed at preventing the development of biological weapons and responding to the threat of bioweapons programs. The Council on Strategic Risks will use this funding to expand its fellowship program, conduct research and workshops related to reducing the risks from biological weapons, and develop a new policy program.

This follows Open Philanthropy's March 2020 support and falls within its focus area of biosecurity and pandemic preparedness.

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