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. Nuclear Threat Initiative — Biosecurity Program Support

    Award Date:
    10/2017
    Amount:
    $6,000,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  2. Machine Intelligence Research Institute — General Support

    Award Date:
    10/2017
    Amount:
    $3,750,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  3. UC Berkeley — AI Safety Research

    Award Date:
    10/2017
    Amount:
    $1,450,016
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  4. Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative — General Support

    Award Date:
    09/2017
    Amount:
    $2,000,000
    Solar Radiation Management
  5. CNAS — Technological Risks and National Security

    Award Date:
    08/2017
    Amount:
    $260,000
    Global Catastrophic Risks
  6. BERI — Core Support and CHAI Collaboration

    Award Date:
    07/2017
    Amount:
    $403,890
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  7. Yale University — Research on the Global Politics of AI

    Award Date:
    07/2017
    Amount:
    $299,320
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  8. Smithsonian Institution — Outbreak Exhibit

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

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

    Award Date:
    05/2017
    Amount:
    $1,337,600
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI