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Nuclear Threat Initiative — Biosecurity Program Support (May 2020)

NTI biosecurity team in 2019 during a meeting they hosted to discuss new international mechanisms of preventing globally catastrophic biological risks. (Photo courtesy of NTI.)
Organization Name 
Award Date 
5/2020
Grant Amount 
$500,000
Purpose 
To support the Nuclear Threat Initiative's biosecurity program.

Grant Investigator: Jacob Trefethen and Andrew Snyder-Beattie

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. Nuclear Threat Initiative staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $500,000 to the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) to support its biosecurity program. This funding is intended to support NTI’s COVID-19 work, which may include the COVID Local online tool for local decision-makers, support and advocacy for global COVID-19 preparedness and response measures in low-income countries, and/or other activities.

This follows our February 2020 support and falls within our focus area of biosecurity and pandemic preparedness.