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. Distill Prize for Clarity in Machine Learning — General Support

    Award Date:
    03/2017
    Amount:
    $25,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  2. Center for Global Development — Migration Program

    Award Date:
    03/2017
    Amount:
    $1,800,000
    Immigration Policy
  3. International Society for Applied Ethology — Travel Scholarships

    Award Date:
    03/2017
    Amount:
    $40,000
    Farm Animal Welfare
  4. Stanford University — Percy Liang Planning Grant

    Award Date:
    03/2017
    Amount:
    $25,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  5. Drug Policy Alliance — Drug Decriminalization

    Award Date:
    03/2017
    Amount:
    $1,331,597
    Criminal Justice Reform
  6. Texas Organizing Project Education Fund — Criminal Justice Reform

    Award Date:
    03/2017
    Amount:
    $765,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  7. Future of Humanity Institute — General Support

    Award Date:
    03/2017
    Amount:
    $1,995,425
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  8. ACLU of Oregon — Prosecutorial Accountability

    Award Date:
    03/2017
    Amount:
    $145,000
    Criminal Justice Reform
  9. Center for Global Health Science and Security — General Support

    Award Date:
    03/2017
    Amount:
    $3,500,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  10. Humane Society International — East Asian and OIE Projects

    Award Date:
    03/2017
    Amount:
    $1,364,000
    Farm Animal Welfare