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You can browse and search the grants we’ve recommended below. Click through to read about the reasoning behind each grant and, in some cases, view progress updates.

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Grant Organization Name Focus Area Amount Datesort ascending
Forward Justice — Criminal Justice Reform Advocacy and Organizing (2018) Forward Justice Criminal Justice Reform $150,000 11/2018
The Ahimsa Collective — "Life Comes From It" Fund Administration The Ahimsa Collective Criminal Justice Reform $150,000 11/2018
Corrections Accountability Project — General Support (2018) Corrections Accountability Project Criminal Justice Reform $150,000 11/2018
Boston Children's Hospital — Chronic Pain Research Boston Children's Hospital Scientific Research $1,695,376 10/2018
Photo Patch Foundation — General Support Photo Patch Foundation Criminal Justice Reform $10,000 10/2018
Momentum — CJR Trainings Momentum Criminal Justice Reform $15,000 10/2018
Washington Center for Equitable Growth — Automatic Stabilizers Conference Washington Center for Equitable Growth Macroeconomic Stabilization Policy $100,000 10/2018
Citizen Action of New York— Criminal Justice Reform Advocacy in New York State Citizen Action of New York Criminal Justice Reform $266,000 10/2018
Chicago Community Bond Fund — Coordinator for Criminal Justice Reform Coalition Chicago Community Bond Fund Criminal Justice Reform $80,000 10/2018
University of Edinburgh — Scholarship Program in Applied Animal Behavior and Animal Welfare University of Edinburgh   Farm Animal Welfare $102,041 10/2018
Food Frontier — General Support Food Frontier Farm Animal Welfare $100,000 10/2018
Oxford University — D.Phil Support for Andrew Snyder-Beattie Oxford University Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness $26,086 10/2018
Duke University — CRISPR-Based Epigenome Editing Tools Duke University Scientific Research $2,550,171 10/2018
University of Michigan — Support for David Manley University of Michigan Other areas $46,696 10/2018
CDC Foundation — Malaria Control Research Project (2018) CDC Foundation Scientific Research $1,044,501 10/2018
New Virginia Majority Education Fund — Criminal Justice Reform New Virginia Majority Education Fund Criminal Justice Reform $220,000 10/2018
UC Berkeley — Research on Drought-Tolerant Rice by Prof. Brian Staskawicz UC Berkeley Scientific Research $200,000 10/2018
Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics — Animal Sentience Workshop Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics Farm Animal Welfare $6,683 10/2018
Prevent Cruelty California — "Yes on Prop 12" Campaign Prevent Cruelty California Farm Animal Welfare $4,000,000 10/2018
Better Eating International — Organizational Development Better Eating International Farm Animal Welfare $12,690 9/2018
Community Justice Exchange —General Support Community Justice Exchange Criminal Justice Reform $250,000 9/2018
Center for a New American Security — Outreach on Technological Risk Led by Richard Danzig Center for a New American Security Global Catastrophic Risks $400,352 9/2018
Eurogroup for Animals — Fish Welfare (2018) Eurogroup For Animals Farm Animal Welfare $990,000 9/2018
California YIMBY — General Support (August 2018) California YIMBY Land Use Reform $350,000 8/2018
The Humane League — General Support (2018) The Humane League Farm Animal Welfare $10,000,000 8/2018
Real Justice PAC — Criminal Justice Reform (August 2018) Real Justice PAC Criminal Justice Reform $850,000 8/2018
Fórum Nacional de Proteção e Defesa Animal — Crate and Cage-Free Campaigning in Brazil Fórum Nacional de Proteção e Defesa Animal Farm Animal Welfare $200,000 8/2018
Plant Based Foods Association — State-Level Policy Advocacy Against Threats to the Plant-Based Sector Plant Based Foods Association Farm Animal Welfare $250,000 8/2018
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund — Working With MOVE San Antonio Foundation Texas Organizing Project Education Fund Criminal Justice Reform $56,000 8/2018
Griffith University — Farm Animal Welfare Advocacy in China (2018) Griffith University Farm Animal Welfare $100,000 8/2018
GoalsRL — Workshop on Goal Specifications for Reinforcement Learning GoalsRL Potential Risks from Advanced Artificial Intelligence $7,500 8/2018
University of California, San Francisco — Chronic Pain Research University of California, San Francisco Scientific Research $1,021,318 8/2018
Floridians for a Fair Democracy — Ballot Committee Contribution Floridians for a Fair Democracy Criminal Justice Reform $750,000 8/2018
Faith in Texas — Criminal Justice Reform Work Faith in Texas Criminal Justice Reform $250,000 8/2018
Civil Rights Corps — General Support (2018) Civil Rights Corps Criminal Justice Reform $25,000 8/2018
Players Coalition Charitable Foundation — Criminal Justice Reform Players Coalition Charitable Foundation Criminal Justice Reform $50,000 8/2018
The Soze Agency — Right of Return Fellowship The Soze Agency Criminal Justice Reform $300,000 8/2018
American Conservative Union Foundation — Criminal Justice Reform (2018) American Conservative Union Foundation Criminal Justice Reform $212,000 8/2018
The Ladies of Hope Ministries — Hope House Project The Ladies of Hope Ministries Criminal Justice Reform $150,000 8/2018
Aubin Pictures — Criminal Justice Media Archive Aubin Pictures Criminal Justice Reform $60,000 7/2018
Future of Humanity Institute — Work on Global Catastrophic Risks Future of Humanity Institute Global Catastrophic Risks $8,070,371 7/2018
Economic Policy Institute — Macroeconomic Policy Research (2018) Economic Policy Institute Macroeconomic Stabilization Policy $700,000 7/2018
Evidence Action Beta — Incubator Program Evidence Action Beta Global Health & Development $5,069,866 7/2018
Charity Science — Development of New Animal Welfare Charities Charity Science Farm Animal Welfare $265,000 7/2018
Prosecutor Impact — Prosecutor Training Pilot Prosecutor Impact Criminal Justice Reform $50,000 7/2018
National Family Defense Project — General Support National Family Defense Project Criminal Justice Reform $120,000 7/2018
Stanford University — Machine Learning Security Research Led by Dan Boneh and Florian Tramer Stanford University Potential Risks from Advanced Artificial Intelligence $100,000 7/2018
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities — Full Employment Project (2018) Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Macroeconomic Stabilization Policy $250,000 7/2018
Wilson Center — AI Policy Seminar Series The Wilson Center Potential Risks from Advanced Artificial Intelligence $400,000 7/2018
One for the World — General Support One for the World Global Health & Development $153,750 7/2018
New Economy Organisers Network — KIN Convenings New Economy Organisers Network Criminal Justice Reform $42,285 7/2018
Nuclear Threat Initiative — Global Health Security Index Nuclear Threat Initiative Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness $3,556,773 7/2018
Oxford University — Research on the Global Politics of AI Oxford University Potential Risks from Advanced Artificial Intelligence $429,770 7/2018
Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security — SynBioBeta 2018 Meeting Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness $169,600 6/2018
GiveWell — General Support (2018) GiveWell Global Health & Development $751,179 6/2018
Commonwealth Veterinary Association — Animal Welfare Workshop Commonwealth Veterinary Association Farm Animal Welfare $31,355 6/2018
Animal Equality — Corporate Animal Welfare Campaigns Animal Equality Farm Animal Welfare $2,772,430 6/2018
Evidence Action Beta — Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation Evidence Action Global Health & Development $320,000 6/2018
Workers Center for Racial Justice — Prosecutorial Accountability in Chicago (2018) Workers Center for Racial Justice Criminal Justice Reform $125,000 6/2018
Future of Life Institute — General Support (2018) Future of Life Institute Global Catastrophic Risks $250,000 6/2018
Compassion in World Farming — Organizational Development Compassion in World Farming Farm Animal Welfare $10,720 6/2018
The People’s Lobby Education Institute — Work on Prosecutorial Accountability in Chicago (2018) The People's Lobby Education Institute Criminal Justice Reform $125,000 6/2018
Machine Intelligence Research Institute — AI Safety Retraining Program Machine Intelligence Research Institute Potential Risks from Advanced Artificial Intelligence $150,000 6/2018
Prison Policy Initiative — General Support (2018) Prison Policy Initiative Criminal Justice Reform $100,000 6/2018
We Got Us Now — General Support (2018) We Got Us Now Criminal Justice Reform $100,000 6/2018
Centre for Effective Altruism — General Support (2018) Centre for Effective Altruism Other areas $2,688,000 6/2018
AI Impacts — General Support (2018) AI Impacts Potential Risks from Advanced Artificial Intelligence $100,000 6/2018
VOCAL-NY — Court Watch NYC VOCAL-NY Criminal Justice Reform $75,000 6/2018
Fortify Health — General Support Fortify Health Global Health & Development $295,217 6/2018
Project NIA — Transformative Justice Work Led by Mariame Kaba Project NIA Criminal Justice Reform $121,000 6/2018
Ohio Safe and Healthy Communities Campaign — Ohio Neighborhood Safety, Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Amendment (May 2018) Ohio Safe and Healthy Communities Campaign Criminal Justice Reform $500,000 5/2018
Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition — General Support (2018) Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition Criminal Justice Reform $200,000 5/2018
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities — Automatic Stabilizers Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Macroeconomic Stabilization Policy $100,000 5/2018
Reform Jails and Community Reinvestment Initiative — Reform L.A. Jails Ballot Measure (May 2018) Reform Jails and Community Reinvestment Initiative Criminal Justice Reform $300,000 5/2018
Mercy For Animals — US Broiler Chicken Welfare Corporate Campaigns (2018) Mercy For Animals Farm Animal Welfare $375,000 5/2018
Real Justice PAC — Criminal Justice Reform (May 2018) Real Justice PAC Criminal Justice Reform $350,000 5/2018
Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of Deaf Communities — General Support Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of Deaf Communities Criminal Justice Reform $50,000 5/2018
Faith in Action — Live Free Campaign (2018) Faith in Action Criminal Justice Reform $800,000 5/2018
SPIN Academy — Communications Training SPIN Academy Criminal Justice Reform $42,000 5/2018
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals — Broiler Breed Study Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Farm Animal Welfare $231,677 5/2018
AI Fellows Program — Scholarship Support (2018) AI Fellows Program Potential Risks from Advanced Artificial Intelligence $1,135,000 5/2018
Ought — General Support Ought Potential Risks from Advanced Artificial Intelligence $525,000 5/2018
Nick Otis — Forecasting Research Nick Otis Global Health & Development $10,000 5/2018
Early-Career Funding for Global Catastrophic Biological Risks — Scholarship Support (2018) Early-Career Funding for Global Catastrophic Biological Risks Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness $570,000 5/2018
Greenburger Center for Social and Criminal Justice — Criminal Justice Convening Greenburger Center for Social and Criminal Justice Criminal Justice Reform $20,000 5/2018
Gamechanger Labs — Student Organizing Initiative (2018) Gamechanger Labs Criminal Justice Reform $400,000 4/2018
IDinsight — Embedded GiveWell Team (2018) IDinsight Global Health & Development $1,196,729 4/2018
International Society for Applied Ethology — Advance Farm Animal Welfare Science in Developing Nations International Society for Applied Ethology Farm Animal Welfare $135,412 4/2018
Life Sciences Research Foundation — Young Investigators Life Sciences Research Foundation Scientific Research $780,000 4/2018
Changing Tastes — Market Insights and Business Engagement on Fish Welfare Changing Tastes Farm Animal Welfare $50,000 4/2018
Project South — Criminal Justice Reform Work Project South Criminal Justice Reform $50,000 4/2018
Reform Jails and Community Reinvestment Initiative — Reform L.A. Jails Ballot Measure Reform Jails and Community Reinvestment Initiative Criminal Justice Reform $500,000 4/2018
California YIMBY — General Support (April 2018) California YIMBY Land Use Reform $500,000 4/2018
Texas Freedom Network Education Fund — Texas Rising Program Texas Freedom Network Education Fund Criminal Justice Reform $150,000 4/2018
Stanford University — NIPS Workshop on Machine Learning Security Stanford University Potential Risks from Advanced Artificial Intelligence $2,539 4/2018
VasoRx — Atherosclerosis Investment VasoRx Scientific Research $1,600,000 4/2018
Compassion in World Farming USA — General Support (2018) Compassion in World Farming USA Farm Animal Welfare $1,500,000 3/2018
Ohio Safe and Healthy Communities Campaign — Ohio Neighborhood Safety, Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Amendment (March 2018) Ohio Safe and Healthy Communities Campaign Criminal Justice Reform $500,000 3/2018
Media Mobilizing Project — Criminal Justice Coalition Media Mobilizing Project Criminal Justice Reform $140,000 3/2018
The Justice Collaborative — General Support (2018) The Justice Collaborative Criminal Justice Reform $1,800,000 3/2018
Justice Strategies — General Support (2018) Justice Strategies Criminal Justice Reform $100,000 3/2018
Harborlight Community Partners — YIMBYtown 2018 Conference Harborlight Community Partners Land Use Reform $40,000 3/2018
ACTAsia — Reduce Fur Demand in Asia ACTAsia Farm Animal Welfare $350,000 3/2018
National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls — General Support National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls Criminal Justice Reform $500,000 3/2018
Schistosomiasis Control Initiative — General Support (2018) Schistosomiasis Control Initiative Global Health & Development $2,500,000 3/2018
Aquaculture Stewardship Council — Organizational Development Aquaculture Stewardship Council Farm Animal Welfare $13,813 3/2018
Centre for Effective Altruism — New Discretionary Fund Centre for Effective Altruism Other areas $5,000,000 3/2018
Brighter Green — Farm Animal Welfare Advocacy in China (2018) Brighter Green Farm Animal Welfare $430,000 3/2018
WildAid — Reducing Meat Consumption in China (2018) WildAid Farm Animal Welfare $500,000 3/2018
Global Priorities Institute — General Support Global Priorities Institute Other areas $2,674,284 2/2018
Center for Popular Democracy — Fed Up Campaign (2018) Center for Popular Democracy Macroeconomic Stabilization Policy $1,200,000 2/2018
Center for Popular Democracy Action Fund — Fed Up Campaign (2018) Center for Popular Democracy Action Fund Macroeconomic Stabilization Policy $100,000 2/2018
Founders Pledge — General Support (2018) Founders Pledge Other areas $3,222,653 2/2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology — Synthetic Neurobiology Group (2018) MIT Synthetic Neurobiology Group Scientific Research $3,000,000 2/2018
Center for Global Development — Pandemic Policy Project Led by Jeremy Konyndyk Center for Global Development Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness $49,942 2/2018
Southerners On New Ground — Anti-Criminalization Work Southerners On New Ground Criminal Justice Reform $400,000 2/2018
Columbia University — Beyond the Bars Conference 2018 Columbia University Criminal Justice Reform $50,000 2/2018
AI Scholarships — Scholarship Support (2018) AI Scholarships Potential Risks from Advanced Artificial Intelligence $159,000 2/2018
Justice Team Network — JusticeLA Campaign Justice Team Network Criminal Justice Reform $400,000 2/2018
Better Eating International — Millennial Vegan Survey Better Eating International Farm Animal Welfare $67,110 2/2018
Farm Forward — Leadership Circle (2018) Farm Forward Farm Animal Welfare $165,691 2/2018
Mamoreruinochi wo Mamorukai — Legal Aid for Scientists in Japan Mamoreruinochi wo Mamorukai Scientific Research $40,000 2/2018
Court Watch NOLA — General Support (2018) Court Watch NOLA Criminal Justice Reform $100,000 2/2018
Georgetown Center for Global Health Science and Security — General Support (2018) Georgetown Center for Global Health Science and Security Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness $44,627 2/2018
Voters Organized to Educate — General Support (2018) Voters Organized to Educate Criminal Justice Reform $100,000 2/2018
University of California, San Francisco — Research on Antiviral Drugs University of California, San Francisco Scientific Research $880,000 2/2018
80,000 Hours — General Support (2018) 80,000 Hours Other areas $510,000 2/2018
Cynthia Schuck & Wladimir Alonso — DALY Project Cynthia Schuck & Wladimir Alonso Farm Animal Welfare $96,130 2/2018
Texas Inmate Families Association — General Support Texas Inmate Families Association Criminal Justice Reform $200,000 2/2018
Detroit Justice Center — General Support Detroit Justice Center Criminal Justice Reform $50,000 1/2018
Center for Applied Rationality — General Support (2018) Center for Applied Rationality Other areas $1,000,000 1/2018
Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense— General Support (2018) Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness $2,588,162 1/2018
LatinoJustice — Media Fellowship LatinoJustice Criminal Justice Reform $50,000 1/2018
Just Liberty — General Support (2018) Just Liberty Criminal Justice Reform $569,000 1/2018
Center for Applied Rationality — SPARC (2018) Center for Applied Rationality Other areas $560,000 1/2018
Princeton University — Rescuing Biomedical Research (2018) Rescuing Biomedical Research Scientific Research $409,112 1/2018
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center — Clinical Trial for Sepsis Therapy Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Scientific Research $2,939,400 1/2018
Helen Keller International — Vitamin A Supplementation Helen Keller International Global Health & Development $7,200,000 1/2018
Sightsavers — Deworming Programs (January 2018) Sightsavers Global Health & Development $2,500,000 1/2018
Living Goods — General Support (January 2018) Living Goods Global Health & Development $100,000 1/2018
Brooklyn Community Bail Fund — National Bail Fund Network (2018) Brooklyn Community Bail Fund Criminal Justice Reform $100,000 1/2018
Silicon Valley De-Bug — Participatory Defense / Bail Fund Pilot Silicon Valley De-Bug Criminal Justice Reform $20,600 1/2018
WaitList Zero — General Support (January 2018) WaitList Zero U.S. Policy $100,000 1/2018
Niskanen Center — Research on Immigration Policy (2018) Niskanen Center Immigration Policy $400,000 1/2018
Aubin Pictures — Criminal Justice Media Archive Scoping Aubin Pictures Criminal Justice Reform $25,000 12/2017
Smart Justice CA — California Criminal Justice Reform Lobbying Smart Justice CA Criminal Justice Reform $25,000 12/2017
The Ordinary People Society — General Support (2017) The Ordinary People Society Criminal Justice Reform $280,000 12/2017
The Prodigal Child Project — General Support The Prodigal Child Project Criminal Justice Reform $20,000 12/2017
Mijente — Anti-Criminalization Work (2017) Mijente Criminal Justice Reform $255,000 12/2017
One Voice — General Support One Voice Criminal Justice Reform $20,000 12/2017
Food Fortification Initiative — General Support (December 2017) Food Fortification Initiative Global Health & Development $100,000 12/2017
Voters Organized to Educate — General Support (2017) Voters Organized to Educate Criminal Justice Reform $305,000 12/2017
Color Of Change — Criminal Justice Reform (2017) Color Of Change Criminal Justice Reform $1,000,000 12/2017
Urban Institute — History of Philanthropy Project Urban Institute History of Philanthropy $165,833 12/2017
Blackbird — Ending Mass Incarceration (2017) Blackbird Criminal Justice Reform $425,000 12/2017
Deworm the World Initiative — General Support (December 2017) Evidence Action Global Health & Development $15,200,000 12/2017
Evidence Action — No Lean Season (December 2017) Evidence Action Global Health & Development $11,500,000 12/2017
Against Malaria Foundation — General Support (December 2017) Against Malaria Foundation Global Health & Development $2,500,000 12/2017
American Society for Microbiology — Biothreats Meeting American Society for Microbiology Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness $43,149 12/2017
The Center for Election Science — General Support The Center for Election Science Other areas $628,600 12/2017
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace — Chinese and Indian Perspectives on Biotech Security Risks Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness $613,380 12/2017
Iodine Global Network — General Support (December 2017) Iodine Global Network Global Health & Development $100,000 12/2017
Development Media International — General Support (December 2017) Development Media International Global Health & Development $100,000 12/2017
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition — Universal Salt Iodization (December 2017) Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Global Health & Development $100,000 12/2017
Project Healthy Children — General Support (December 2017) Project Healthy Children Global Health & Development $100,000 12/2017
Citizens for Juvenile Justice — General Support (2017) Citizens for Juvenile Justice Criminal Justice Reform $75,000 12/2017
Evidence Action — Dispensers for Safe Water Program Evidence Action Global Health & Development $100,000 12/2017
The END Fund — Deworming Programs (December 2017) The END Fund Global Health & Development $2,500,000 12/2017
Evidence Action — General Operating Support Evidence Action Global Health & Development $800,000 12/2017
GiveDirectly — General Support (December 2017) GiveDirectly Global Health & Development $2,500,000 12/2017
Malaria Consortium — Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention Programs (December 2017) Malaria Consortium Global Health & Development $27,900,000 12/2017
protocols.io — Platform Improvements protocols.io Scientific Research $200,000 12/2017
University of Washington — Universal Flu Vaccine and Improved Methods for Computational Design of Proteins University of Washington (Institute for Protein Design) Scientific Research $11,367,500 11/2017
Arizona State University — Canine Clinical Trial Assessing a Multivalent Cancer Vaccine Arizona State University Scientific Research $6,421,402 11/2017
The Good Food Institute — General Support (2017) The Good Food Institute Farm Animal Welfare $1,500,000 11/2017
L214 — Broiler Welfare Campaigns in France Association L214 Farm Animal Welfare $1,347,742 11/2017
fair-fish international association — Fish Welfare Standards for Aquaculture fair-fish international association Farm Animal Welfare $453,841 11/2017
New Incentives — General Support (November 2017) New Incentives Global Health & Development $5,944,203 11/2017
Youth First Initiative — General Support (2017) Youth First Initiative Criminal Justice Reform $250,000 11/2017
InterAcademy Partnership — Side Event at the BWC Meeting of State Parties InterAcademy Partnership Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness $14,605 11/2017
theguardian.org — Journalism on Factory Farming and Farm Animal Cruelty theguardian.org Farm Animal Welfare $886,600 11/2017
Aquaculture Stewardship Council — Fish Welfare Standard Development Aquaculture Stewardship Council Farm Animal Welfare $533,036 11/2017
Color Of Change PAC — Criminal Justice Reform ColorOfChange PAC Criminal Justice Reform $200,000 11/2017
Animal Equality — EU Farm Animal Welfare Animal Equality Farm Animal Welfare $2,110,460 11/2017
Otwarte Klatki — Chicken Welfare Campaigns and Merger Support Otwarte Klatki Farm Animal Welfare $472,864 11/2017
David Manheim — Research on Existential Risk from Infectious Disease David Manheim Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness $65,308 11/2017