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. AI Impacts — General Support

    Award Date:
    12/2016
    Amount:
    $32,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  2. Electronic Frontier Foundation — AI Scenarios and Social Impacts

    Award Date:
    11/2016
    Amount:
    $199,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  3. Center for International Security and Cooperation — Biosecurity Research

    Award Date:
    10/2016
    Amount:
    $643,415
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  4. UPMC Center for Health Security — ELBI

    Award Date:
    10/2016
    Amount:
    $2,744,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  5. Future of Humanity Institute — Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness

    Award Date:
    09/2016
    Amount:
    $115,652
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  6. University of Cape Town — Geomagnetics Research

    Award Date:
    09/2016
    Amount:
    $493,425
    Global Catastrophic Risks
  7. Machine Intelligence Research Institute — General Support

    Award Date:
    08/2016
    Amount:
    $500,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  8. UC Berkeley — Center for Human-Compatible AI (2016)

    Award Date:
    08/2016
    Amount:
    $5,555,550
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  9. Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense — General Support

    Award Date:
    08/2016
    Amount:
    $1,300,000
    Biosecurity and pandemic preparedness
  10. George Mason University — Research into Future AI Scenarios

    Award Date:
    06/2016
    Amount:
    $277,435
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI