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Future of Research — Exit Grant

A Future of Research-hosted gathering on science policy and infrastructure. (Photo courtesy of Future of Research)
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For general support.
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Published: August 2017
Grant investigator: Nick Beckstead

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. Future of Research staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $150,000 to Future of Research (FoR) for general support. We previously recommended a two-year, $300,000 grant to FoR in 2016 to support its mission to “improve the scientific research enterprise.”1 Since that time, we have devoted less attention to directly funding science policy and infrastructure work than anticipated, and do not feel that we are in a position to properly evaluate FoR’s work. This award therefore represents an “exit grant” to FoR while it looks for other sources of funding.

This grant falls within our work on scientific research.


FoR Proposal, 2016Source