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Kurzgesagt — Video Creation and Translation

Organization Name 
Award Date 
12/2021
Grant Amount 
$2,855,224
Purpose 
To support the creation of videos on topics relevant to effective altruism and improving the long-run future.
Topic (focus area) 

Grant investigator: Claire Zabel

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

Open Philanthropy recommended a contract of €2,413,800 ($2,855,224 at the time of conversion) over two years with Kurzgesagt, a YouTube channel and design studio that creates educational videos on a variety of topics, to support the creation of videos on topics relevant to effective altruism and improving humanity’s long-run future. In addition to video creation, Kurzgesagt intends to use this funding to translate existing videos into a number of non-English languages.

This project was supported through a contractor agreement. While we typically do not publish pages for contractor agreements, we occasionally opt to do so.