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Grants Database

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.

Note that our grantmaking priorities are primarily driven by the focus areas we’ve chosen. Read more about our focus areas and current priorities.

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Grant Organization Name Focus Area Amount Datesort ascending
Future of Life Institute — General Support (2019) Future of Life Institute Global Catastrophic Risks $100,000 10/2019
Global Catastrophic Risks Scholarships — Scholarship Support (2019) Global Catastrophic Risks Scholarships Global Catastrophic Risks $437,800 5/2019
Tampere University — Work on Global Catastrophic Risks Tampere University Global Catastrophic Risks $15,000 4/2019
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab — Kevin Esvelt's Research Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab Global Catastrophic Risks $1,000,000 3/2019
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
Future of Humanity Institute — Work on Global Catastrophic Risks Future of Humanity Institute Global Catastrophic Risks $12,066,809 7/2018
Future of Life Institute — General Support (2018) Future of Life Institute Global Catastrophic Risks $250,000 6/2018
Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative — General Support (2017) Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative Global Catastrophic Risks $2,000,000 9/2017
Center for a New American Security — Technological Risks and National Security Center for a New American Security Global Catastrophic Risks $260,000 8/2017
Future of Life Institute — General Support (2017) Future of Life Institute Global Catastrophic Risks $100,000 5/2017
Rutgers University — Nuclear Conflict Climate Modeling Rutgers University Global Catastrophic Risks $2,982,206 3/2017
UCLA — Climate Engineering Governance UCLA School of Law Global Catastrophic Risks $776,095 3/2017
ClimateWorks Foundation — Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program ClimateWorks Foundation Global Catastrophic Risks $3,000,000 3/2017
Harvard University — Solar Geoengineering Research Program Harvard University Global Catastrophic Risks $2,500,000 12/2016
University of Cape Town — Geomagnetics Research University of Cape Town Global Catastrophic Risks $493,425 9/2016
American University — Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment Global Catastrophic Risks $76,234 5/2016
Future of Life Institute — General Support Future of Life Institute Global Catastrophic Risks $100,000 3/2016
Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative — General Support Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative Global Catastrophic Risks $500,000 7/2015