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. CHS — Biosecurity, Global Health Security, & Global Catastrophic Risks

    Award Date:
    01/2017
    Amount:
    $16,000,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  2. Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense — General Support

    Award Date:
    01/2017
    Amount:
    $500,000
    Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness
  3. Harvard University — Solar Geoengineering Research Program

    Award Date:
    12/2016
    Amount:
    $2,500,000
    Solar Radiation Management
  4. AI Impacts — General Support

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Award Date:
    08/2016
    Amount:
    $500,000
    Potential Risks from Advanced AI