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 (May 2020)

    Award Date:
    05/2020
    Amount:
    $500,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  2. World Economic Forum — Global AI Council Workshop

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $50,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  3. Rutgers University — Nuclear Conflict Climate Modeling (2020)

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $3,000,000
    Global Catastrophic Risks
  4. iGEM — Synthetic Biology Safety and Security (2020)

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $940,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  5. Brown Institute for Media Innovation — COVID-19 Rapid Micro-Grants

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $15,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  6. University of Colorado — COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment

    Award Date:
    04/2020
    Amount:
    $250,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  7. Against COVID-19 — COVID-19 Database Support

    Award Date:
    03/2020
    Amount:
    $10,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  8. Johns Hopkins University — Support for Jared Kaplan and Brice Ménard

    Award Date:
    03/2020
    Amount:
    $55,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI
  9. GHSS — General Support (March 2020)

    Award Date:
    03/2020
    Amount:
    $2,400,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  10. Center for Global Development — COVID-19 Local Response

    Award Date:
    03/2020
    Amount:
    $250,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness