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. University of Chicago — Existential Risk Laboratory Fellowship Program (2024)

    Award Date:
    04/2024
    Amount:
    $301,800
    Global Catastrophic Risks
  2. KU Leuven — Influenza Antiviral Research

    Award Date:
    04/2024
    Amount:
    $3,550,000
    Scientific Research
  3. Simon Institute for Longterm Governance — General Support

    Award Date:
    04/2024
    Amount:
    $1,461,194
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  4. Animal Charity Evaluators — General Support (2024)

    Award Date:
    03/2024
    Amount:
    $900,000
  5. Successif — Career Advising (2024)

    Award Date:
    03/2024
    Amount:
    $1,149,000
  6. Williams College — Regulatory Affairs Position

    Award Date:
    03/2024
    Amount:
    $176,000
  7. RSPCA Australia – Broiler Chicken Reports

    Award Date:
    03/2024
    Amount:
    $72,347
    Farm Animal Welfare
  8. Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative — Latent Adversarial Training Project

    Award Date:
    03/2024
    Amount:
    $45,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  9. University Health Network — Hepatitis C Challenge Model

    Award Date:
    03/2024
    Amount:
    $1,460,000
    Scientific Research
  10. Carnegie Mellon University — Benchmark for Web-Based Tasks

    Award Date:
    03/2024
    Amount:
    $547,452
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI