Showing grants tagged "Global Catastrophic Risks"

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. Smithsonian Institution — Outbreak Exhibit

    Award Date:
    07/2017
    Amount:
    $300,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  2. UCLA School of Law — AI Governance

    Award Date:
    05/2017
    Amount:
    $1,536,222
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  3. Stanford University — Support for Percy Liang

    Award Date:
    05/2017
    Amount:
    $1,337,600
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  4. Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms — AI Safety Research

    Award Date:
    05/2017
    Amount:
    $2,400,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  5. Future of Life Institute — General Support

    Award Date:
    05/2017
    Amount:
    $100,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  6. Genspace — DIYbio Labs Project

    Award Date:
    05/2017
    Amount:
    $454,025
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  7. North Carolina State University — DIYbio Labs Project

    Award Date:
    05/2017
    Amount:
    $252,725
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  8. NASEM — International Meeting on Governance of Dual-Use Research

    Award Date:
    05/2017
    Amount:
    $452,545
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  9. Rockefeller University — Viral Histone Mimics (Alexander Tarakhovsky)

    Award Date:
    04/2017
    Amount:
    $1,500,000
    Scientific Research
  10. BioBricks Foundation — Biosecurity Activities at SB7.0

    Award Date:
    04/2017
    Amount:
    $152,950
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness