Top Contributors

The Machine Intelligence Research Institute has had 4,116 contributors throughout its history. Those who have given $5,000 or more and wish to be recognized are listed below.


Recent Contributors

Active supporters who have given since 2015, listed with total contributions (including pre-2015 support and matching funds leveraged):

Open Philanthropy$13,480,050
Vitalik Buterin$5,411,216
Ben Delo (in partnership with Open Philanthropy)$1,460,000
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative$1,100,000
Jaan Tallinn$1,085,447
Jed McCaleb$773,137
EA Funds Long-Term Future Fund$678,994
Edwin Evans$564,197
Loren Merritt$550,000
Richard Schwall$473,730
Christian Calderon$367,574
Blake Borgeson$350,492
Future of Life Institute$250,252
Jonathan Weissman$231,290
Raising for Effective Giving$204,167
Scott Dickey$181,520
Alameda Research$132,226
Ethan Ashkie$123,842
Sebastian Hagen$121,713
Eric Rogstad$120,440
Patrick LaVictoire$117,199
Luke Stebbing$110,303
Gordon Irlam$109,700
Michael Blume$109,255
Ben Hoskin$94,219
Peter Scott$80,000
The Maurice Amado Foundation$76,000
Bryce Woodworth$73,685
Buck Shlegeris$72,684
Alexei Andreev$71,763
Alan Chang$71,567
Marius van Voorden (via Bitcoin)$71,461
Mike Anderson$67,225
Leif K-Brooks$67,216
The Casey & Family Foundation$60,000
Mikko Rauhala$59,856
Fergus Dall$59,326
Robin Powell$56,240
Paul Crowley$55,177
Simon Sáfár$54,892
Misha Gurevich$52,370
Brandon Reinhart$50,050
Scott Worley$50,005
Max Kesin$49,471
Marcello Herreshoff$49,110
Quinn Maurmann$45,600
Robert Mushkatblat$45,500
Scott Siskind$45,500
Mick Porter$40,810
Michael Cohen$39,389
Austin Peña$37,517
Kelsey Piper$35,728
Victoria Krakovna$33,104
Mikhail Samin$30,890
János Kramár$30,540
Ethan Sterling$30,338
Gustav Simonsson$30,280
Jeremy Schlatter$28,924
Derek Kisman$28,000
Brian Tomasik$26,010
Bruno Parga$25,414
Zvi Mowshowitz$25,010
Alex Schell$24,487
Clark Gaebel$24,000
Johan Edström$23,680
Ivan Bakhtin$23,270
Kenn Hamm$23,108
Lance Jackson$21,460
Luke Titmus$21,231
Kevin Fischer$21,230
James Mazur$21,022
William Ehlhardt$20,850
Pasha Kamyshev$20,200
Jai Dhyani$20,156
Daniel Weinand$19,800
Nicolas Tarleton$19,559
Leopold Bauernfeind$18,900
Sergejs Silko$18,200
John Salvatier$17,718
Joshua Fox$17,514
Benjamin Goldhaber$17,250
Michal Pokorný$16,406
William Morgan$16,000
Phil Hazelden$15,436
Isaac Leonard$15,008
Radu Floricica$14,892
Tran Bao Trung$14,379
Kevin Secretan$13,501
Grady Simon$13,280
Eric Lin$13,250
Tobias Dänzer$13,059
Jay Schweikert$12,411
Sam Eisenstat$12,356
Jean-Philippe Sugarbroad$12,200
Laura and Chris Soares$12,110
Robert and Judith Babcock$12,100
Emma Borhanian$12,000
Trenton Osborn$12,000
Michael Plotz$11,960
Carsten Otto$11,523
Stephanie Zolayvar$11,260
Ryan Carey$10,172
Chris Barnett$10,073
Richard Ngo$10,055
Josh Triplett$10,000
Nader Chehab$9,336
Charlie Dake$9,229
Elisabeth Davis$8,758
Xerxes Dotiwalla$8,700
Robert and Gery Ruddick$8,000
Daniel Hook$7,450
Andrew McKnight$7,353
Raymond Arnold$7,270
Joel Lehman$7,000
Nhat Anh Phan$7,000
Alex Edelman$6,932
Cliff & Stephanie Hyra$6,708
András Kovács$6,706
Jim Dauterive$6,676
Bryan Dana$6,186
T. Swett$6,181
Steve Byrnes$6,000
Jacob Falkovich$5,524
Fathom Computing PBC$5,500
Mark Xu$5,204
Daniel Ziegler$5,000
Robert Yaman$5,000
Kevin R. Fischer$5,000

Past Contributors

Other supporters who helped get us to where we are today:

Thiel Foundation$1,627,000
Brian Cartmell$146,700
Chris Haley$60,450
Guy Srinivasan$58,310
Henrik Jonsson$54,525
Mihaly Barasz$51,623
Jason Joachim$44,100
Nathaniel Soares$33,230
Jesse Liptrap$29,650
Tomer Kagan$26,500
Martine Rothblatt$25,000
Gary Basin$25,000
Liron Shapira$24,770
Rolf Nelson$21,810
Stanley Pecavar$17,450
Sergio Tarrero$15,332
Donald King$15,000
Quixey$15,000
Stephan T. Lavavej$15,000
Aleksei Riikonen$14,372
Michael Ames$12,500
Benjamin Hoffman$12,332
Riley Goodside$10,049
Adam Weissman$10,000
Gil Elbaz$10,000
Paul Rhodes$8,323
Daniel Nelson$8,147
James Douma$6,430
Andrew Hay$6,201
Frank Adamek$5,250
John Maxwell$5,215
Giles Edkins$5,145
Jeff Bone$5,000
Thomas Jackson$5,000
Tuxedage John Adams$5,000

Top contributors are listed under "Recent" if at least $500 of their support came in 2015 or later.

These lists were last updated on 2021/08/13 (19:20 Pacific).