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. ClimateWorks Foundation — Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program

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

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

    Award Date:
    03/2017
    Amount:
    $30,000,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  4. UCLA — Climate Engineering Governance

    Award Date:
    03/2017
    Amount:
    $776,095
    Solar Radiation Management
  5. Distill Prize for Clarity in Machine Learning — General Support

    Award Date:
    03/2017
    Amount:
    $25,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  6. Stanford University — Percy Liang Planning Grant

    Award Date:
    03/2017
    Amount:
    $25,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  7. Future of Humanity Institute — General Support

    Award Date:
    03/2017
    Amount:
    $1,995,425
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  8. Center for Global Health Science and Security — General Support

    Award Date:
    03/2017
    Amount:
    $3,500,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  9. Genspace — DIYbio and FBI Meeting

    Award Date:
    02/2017
    Amount:
    $15,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  10. Nuclear Threat Initiative — Planning for Global Health Security Index

    Award Date:
    02/2017
    Amount:
    $476,859
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness