• Grant
    Title
  • Organization
    Name
  • Focus
    Area
  • Amount
  • Date
Grant Title

Georgetown University — Center for Security and Emerging Technology

Organization Name

Center for Security and Emerging Technology

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$55,000,000
Date
Grant Title

Center for Security and Emerging Technology — General Support (August 2021)

Organization Name

Center for Security and Emerging Technology

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$38,920,000
Date
Grant Title

OpenAI — General Support

Organization Name

OpenAI

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$30,000,000
Date
Grant Title

Centre for Effective Altruism — General Support (2022)

Organization Name

Centre for Effective Altruism

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$26,000,000
Date
Grant Title

Effective Ventures Foundation — Event Venue

Organization Name

Effective Ventures Foundation

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$23,179,563
Date
Grant Title

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security — Biosecurity, Global Health Security, and Global Catastrophic Risks (2019)

Organization Name

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$20,192,755
Date
Grant Title

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security — Biosecurity, Global Health Security, and Global Catastrophic Risks (2017)

Organization Name

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$16,000,000
Date
Grant Title

Funding for AI Alignment Projects Working With Deep Learning Systems

Organization Name
Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$15,700,072
Date
Grant Title

Massachusetts Institute of Technology — AI Trends and Impacts Research (2022)

Organization Name

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$13,277,348
Date
Grant Title

Future of Humanity Institute — Work on Global Catastrophic Risks

Organization Name

Future of Humanity Institute

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks
Amount
$12,250,810
Date
Grant Title

RAND Corporation — Biosecurity Policy

Organization Name

RAND Corporation

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$12,000,000
Date
Grant Title

Effective Ventures Foundation — General Support

Organization Name

Effective Ventures Foundation

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$11,425,000
Date
Grant Title

UC Berkeley — Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence (2021)

Organization Name

University of California, Berkeley

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$11,355,246
Date
Grant Title

Californians Against Pandemics — California Pandemic Early Detection and Prevention Act Ballot Initiative

Organization Name

Californians Against Pandemics

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$11,100,000
Date
Grant Title

Centre for Effective Altruism — General Support (2023)

Organization Name

Centre for Effective Altruism

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$11,000,000
Date
Grant Title

Redwood Research — General Support (2022)

Organization Name

Redwood Research

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$10,700,000
Date
Grant Title

RAND Corporation — Emerging Technology Initiatives

Organization Name

RAND Corporation

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$10,500,000
Date
Grant Title

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security — Biosecurity, Global Health Security, and Global Catastrophic Risks (2023)

Organization Name

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$10,000,000
Date
Grant Title

Redwood Research — General Support

Organization Name

Redwood Research

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$9,420,000
Date
Grant Title

Centre for Effective Altruism — Harvard Square Coworking Space

Organization Name

Centre for Effective Altruism

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$8,875,000
Date
Grant Title

Center for Security and Emerging Technology — General Support (January 2021)

Organization Name

Center for Security and Emerging Technology

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$8,000,000
Date
Grant Title

Nuclear Threat Initiative — Biosecurity Program Support (February 2020)

Organization Name

Nuclear Threat Initiative

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$8,000,000
Date
Grant Title

Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security — Forecasting Platforms

Organization Name

Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security

Focus Area
Forecasting
Amount
$7,993,782
Date
Grant Title

Nuclear Threat Initiative — Biosecurity Program Support (2023)

Organization Name

Nuclear Threat Initiative

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$7,831,500
Date
Grant Title

Effective Altruism Funds — Regranting Support

Organization Name

Effective Altruism Funds

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$7,783,000
Date
Grant Title

Machine Intelligence Research Institute — General Support (2020)

Organization Name

Machine Intelligence Research Institute

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$7,703,750
Date
Grant Title

Centre for Effective Altruism — General Support (2021)

Organization Name

Centre for Effective Altruism

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$7,500,000
Date
Grant Title

Epoch — General Support (2023)

Organization Name

Epoch

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$6,922,565
Date
Grant Title

Forecasting Research Institute — Science of Forecasting

Organization Name

Forecasting Research Institute

Focus Area
Forecasting
Amount
$6,305,675
Date
Grant Title

OpenMined — Software for AI Audits

Organization Name

OpenMined

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$6,000,000
Date
Grant Title

Nuclear Threat Initiative — Biosecurity Program Support

Organization Name

Nuclear Threat Initiative

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$6,000,000
Date
Grant Title

University Organizer Fellowship

Organization Name
Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$5,597,743
Date
Grant Title

80,000 Hours — General Support (May 2023)

Organization Name

80,000 Hours

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$5,575,238
Date
Grant Title

UC Berkeley — Center for Human-Compatible AI (2016)

Organization Name

University of California, Berkeley

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$5,555,550
Date
Grant Title

Metaculus — Platform Development

Organization Name

Metaculus

Focus Area
Forecasting
Amount
$5,500,000
Date
Grant Title

RAND Corporation — Emerging Technology Fellowships and Research

Organization Name

RAND Corporation

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$5,500,000
Date
Grant Title

Centre for Effective Altruism — Biosecurity Coworking Space

Organization Name

Centre for Effective Altruism

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$5,318,000
Date
Grant Title

Redwood Research — General Support (2023)

Organization Name

Redwood Research

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$5,300,000
Date
Grant Title

Founders Pledge — General Support (2018)

Organization Name

Founders Pledge

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$5,222,653
Date
Grant Title

Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense — General Support (2022)

Organization Name

Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$5,200,000
Date
Grant Title

Center for AI Safety — General Support (2022)

Organization Name

Center for AI Safety

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$5,160,000
Date
Grant Title

Effective Altruism Funds — Regranting and Operations Support (December 2023) 

Organization Name

Effective Altruism Funds

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$5,026,513
Date
Grant Title

Centre for Effective Altruism — New Discretionary Fund

Organization Name

Centre for Effective Altruism

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$5,000,000
Date
Grant Title

National Science Foundation — Safe Learning-Enabled Systems

Organization Name

National Science Foundation

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$5,000,000
Date
Grant Title

The Degrees Initiative — General Support (2021)

Organization Name

The Degrees Initiative

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks
Amount
$5,000,000
Date
Grant Title

Atlas Fellowship — Scholarships and Summer Program for Students

Organization Name

Atlas Fellowship

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$5,000,000
Date
Grant Title

Alvea — DNA Vaccine Platform

Organization Name

Alvea

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$5,000,000
Date
Grant Title

Effective Altruism Funds — Infrastructure Fund Regranting

Organization Name

Effective Altruism Funds

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$4,929,000
Date
Grant Title

Good Forever — Regranting for Biosecurity Projects

Organization Name

Good Forever Foundation

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$4,905,066
Date
Grant Title

Early-Career Funding for Improving the Long-Term Future — Scholarship Support (2022)

Organization Name

Scholarship (Various)

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks
Amount
$4,877,344
Date
Grant Title

Center for a New American Security — Work on AI Governance

Organization Name

Center for a New American Security

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$4,816,710
Date
Grant Title

80,000 Hours — General Support (2019)

Organization Name

80,000 Hours

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$4,795,803
Date
Grant Title

European Summer Program on Rationality — General Support (2022)

Organization Name

European Summer Program on Rationality

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$4,715,000
Date
Grant Title

Effective Ventures Foundation USA — Centre for Effective Altruism (2023)

Organization Name

Centre for Effective Altruism

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$4,700,000
Date
Grant Title

Lightcone Infrastructure – General Support

Organization Name

Lightcone Infrastructure

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$4,500,000
Date
Grant Title

Centre for Effective Altruism — General Support and Community-Building Grants (2020)

Organization Name

Centre for Effective Altruism

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$4,146,795
Date
Grant Title

Center for AI Safety — General Support (2023)

Organization Name

Center for AI Safety

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$4,025,729
Date
Grant Title

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security — Educational Degree Program

Organization Name

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$3,908,161
Date
Grant Title

Machine Intelligence Research Institute — General Support (2017)

Organization Name

Machine Intelligence Research Institute

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$3,750,000
Date
Grant Title

Nuclear Threat Initiative — Global Health Security Index

Organization Name

Nuclear Threat Initiative

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$3,556,773
Date
Grant Title

Centre for Effective Altruism – General Support (EVF USA)

Organization Name

Effective Ventures Foundation USA

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$3,513,239
Date
Grant Title

Georgetown Center for Global Health Science and Security — General Support (2017)

Organization Name

Georgetown Center for Global Health Science and Security

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$3,500,000
Date
Grant Title

80,000 Hours — General Support (2020)

Organization Name

80,000 Hours

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$3,457,284
Date
Grant Title

Effective Altruism Funds — Regranting and Operations Support (May 2023)

Organization Name

Effective Altruism Funds

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$3,370,000
Date
Grant Title

Centre for Effective Altruism – General Support (EVF)

Organization Name

Effective Ventures Foundation

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$3,342,238
Date
Grant Title

Center for Security and Emerging Technology — Biosecurity Research Project

Organization Name

Center for Security and Emerging Technology

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$3,330,000
Date
Grant Title

Columbia University — Far-UVC Sterilization Research

Organization Name

Columbia University

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$3,200,000
Date
Grant Title

Effective Altruism Funds — Long-Term Future and Infrastructure Fund Regranting

Organization Name

Effective Altruism Funds

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$3,150,000
Date
Grant Title

Future of Humanity Institute — Research Scholars Programs (2021)

Organization Name

Future of Humanity Institute

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks
Amount
$3,121,861
Date
Grant Title

Global Priorities Institute — General Support (October 2023)

Organization Name

Global Priorities Institute

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks
Amount
$3,078,461
Date
Grant Title

Constellation — Coworking Space

Organization Name

Constellation

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks
Amount
$3,000,000
Date
Grant Title

Metaculus — Platform Development (2023)

Organization Name

Metaculus

Focus Area
Forecasting
Amount
$3,000,000
Date
Grant Title

Rutgers University — Nuclear Conflict Climate Modeling (2020)

Organization Name

Rutgers University

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks
Amount
$3,000,000
Date
Grant Title

ClimateWorks Foundation — Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program

Organization Name

ClimateWorks Foundation

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks
Amount
$3,000,000
Date
Grant Title

80,000 Hours — Marketing

Organization Name

80,000 Hours

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$3,000,000
Date
Grant Title

Rutgers University — Nuclear Conflict Climate Modeling

Organization Name

Rutgers University

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks
Amount
$2,982,206
Date
Grant Title

Rational Animations — Video Animation Costs (2024)

Organization Name

Rational Animations

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$2,980,355
Date
Grant Title

Kurzgesagt — Short-form Video Content

Organization Name

Kurzgesagt

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks
Amount
$2,978,000
Date
Grant Title

Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense — General Support

Organization Name

Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$2,970,000
Date
Grant Title

Future House — Benchmarks for Biology Research and Development

Organization Name

Future House

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$2,946,250
Date
Grant Title

Nigerian Institute of Medical Research – COVID-19 Fractional Dosing Trial

Organization Name

Nigerian Institute of Medical Research

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$2,921,000
Date
Grant Title

Massachusetts Institute of Technology — AI Trends and Impacts Research (2023)

Organization Name

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$2,911,324
Date
Grant Title

Council on Strategic Risks — Biosecurity Fellowships and Policy Work

Organization Name

Council on Strategic Risks

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$2,898,350
Date
Grant Title

Open Philanthropy Technology Policy Fellowship (2022)

Organization Name
Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$2,869,940
Date
Grant Title

Support for Career Development and Transitions

Organization Name
Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$2,774,352
Date
Grant Title

Effective Ventures Foundation USA — General Support

Organization Name

Effective Ventures Foundation USA

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$2,750,000
Date
Grant Title

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security — Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity Initiative

Organization Name

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$2,744,000
Date
Grant Title

Rethink Priorities — AI Governance Research (2022)

Organization Name

Rethink Priorities

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$2,728,319
Date
Grant Title

Centre for Effective Altruism — General Support (2018)

Organization Name

Centre for Effective Altruism

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$2,688,000
Date
Grant Title

Machine Intelligence Research Institute — General Support (2019)

Organization Name

Machine Intelligence Research Institute

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$2,652,500
Date
Grant Title

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab — Biosecurity Research (2022)

Organization Name

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$2,648,881
Date
Grant Title

Eleuther AI — Interpretability Research

Organization Name

Eleuther AI

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$2,642,273
Date
Grant Title

Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative — MATS (November 2023)

Organization Name

Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$2,641,368
Date
Grant Title

Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense— General Support (2018)

Organization Name

Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$2,588,162
Date
Grant Title

Centre for the Governance of AI — AI Field Building

Organization Name

Centre for the Governance of AI

Focus Area
Potential Risks from Advanced AI
Amount
$2,537,600
Date
Grant Title

Global Priorities Institute — General Support (2023)

Organization Name

Global Priorities Institute

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks
Amount
$2,506,291
Date
Grant Title

Harvard University — Solar Geoengineering Research Program

Organization Name

Harvard University

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks
Amount
$2,500,000
Date
Grant Title

Centre for Effective Altruism — General Support (2017)

Organization Name

Centre for Effective Altruism

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$2,500,000
Date
Grant Title

80,000 Hours — Marketing (2023)

Organization Name

80,000 Hours

Focus Area
Global Catastrophic Risks Capacity Building
Amount
$2,492,000
Date
Grant Title

Open Philanthropy Biosecurity Scholarships (2022)

Organization Name

Scholarship (Various)

Focus Area
Biosecurity & Pandemic Preparedness
Amount
$2,426,491
Date