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. Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms — AI Safety Research

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Award Date:
    04/2017
    Amount:
    $152,950
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  8. ClimateWorks Foundation — Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program

    Award Date:
    04/2017
    Amount:
    $3,000,000
    Global Catastrophic Risks
  9. Rutgers University — Nuclear Conflict Climate Modeling

    Award Date:
    03/2017
    Amount:
    $2,982,206
    Global Catastrophic Risks
  10. OpenAI — General Support

    Award Date:
    03/2017
    Amount:
    $30,000,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI