Top Contributors

The Machine Intelligence Research Institute has had 3,416 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):

Open Philanthropy Project$1,782,000
Vitalik Buterin$802,136
Jaan Tallinn$604,500
Loren Merritt$550,000
Edwin Evans$475,080
Richard Schwall$419,495
Christian Calderon$367,574
Blake Borgeson$350,470
Future of Life Institute$250,252
Raising for Effective Giving$204,167
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative$200,000
Jonathan Weissman$171,290
Scott Dickey$130,520
Eric Rogstad$120,236
Ben Hoskin$94,209
Ethan Dickinson$93,408
Peter Scott$80,000
Sebastian Hagen$74,587
Buck Shlegeris$72,679
Marius van Voorden (via Bitcoin)$71,461
Gordon Irlam$70,000
Leif K-Brooks$67,216
Alexei Andreev$64,605
Mikko Rauhala$53,745
Michael Blume$51,755
Alan Chang$51,050
Luke Stebbing$50,500
Misha Gurevich$50,370
Brandon Reinhart$50,050
Scott Worley$50,005
Marcello Herreshoff$49,110
Michael Cohen$39,359
Scott Siskind$38,500
Robin Powell$37,560
Austin Peña$37,517
Max Kesin$37,000
Gustav Simonsson$33,285
Kelsey Piper$30,730
Quinn Maurmann$30,575
Jeremy Schlatter$28,711
Brian Tomasik$26,010
Patrick LaVictoire$25,885
Paul Crowley$25,850
Zvi Mowshowitz$25,010
Mick Porter$24,810
Johan Edström$23,680
Ethan Sterling$23,418
Mike Anderson$23,000
Janos Kramar$22,811
Bruno Parga$21,743
Kevin Fischer$21,230
Pasha Kamyshev$20,200
Victoria Krakovna$19,867
Nicolas Tarleton$19,559
Simon Sáfár$19,162
Jai Dhyani$19,156
Sergejs Silko$18,200
John Salvatier$17,718
Benjamin Goldhaber$17,250
Leopold Bauernfeind$16,900
The Maurice Amado Foundation$16,000
Tran Bao Trung$14,379
William Morgan$13,571
James Mazur$13,127
Michal Pokorný$13,000
Eric Lin$12,870
Sam Eisenstat$12,356
Emma Borhanian$12,000
Michael Plotz$11,960
Joshua Fox$11,934
Kenn Hamm$11,472
Stephanie Zolayvar$11,247
Jean-Philippe Sugarbroad$11,200
Robert and Judith Babcock$11,100
Ryan Carey$10,172
Alex Schell$9,575
Luke Titmus$8,837
Xerxes Dotiwalla$8,700
Paul Rhodes$8,025
Laura and Chris Soares$7,510
Nhat Anh Phan$7,000
Alex Edelman$6,932
Nader Chehab$6,786
Cliff & Stephanie Hyra$6,208
Raymond Arnold$5,920
Tobias Dänzer$5,734
Bryan Dana$5,599
Phil Hazelden$5,559
Robert and Gery Ruddick$5,500
Jacob Falkovich$5,415
Daniel Weinand$5,000
Kevin R. Fischer$5,000
Daniel Ziegler$5,000
Robert Yaman$5,000

Past Contributors

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

Thiel Foundation$1,627,000
Jed McCaleb$631,137
Brian Cartmell$146,700
Chris Haley$60,250
Guy Srinivasan$58,310
Henrik Jonsson$54,525
Mihaly Barasz$51,623
Jason Joachim$44,100
Nathaniel Soares$33,230
Jesse Liptrap$29,590
Tomer Kagan$26,500
Gary Basin$25,000
Martine Rothblatt$25,000
Liron Shapira$24,750
Rolf Nelson$21,810
Stanley Pecavar$17,450
Wolf Tivy$16,758
Sergio Tarrero$15,220
Quixey$15,000
Donald King$15,000
Stephan T. Lavavej$15,000
Aleksei Riikonen$14,372
Michael Ames$12,500
Benjamin Hoffman$12,332
Riley Goodside$10,049
Gil Elbaz$10,000
Adam Weissman$10,000
Daniel Nelson$8,147
James Douma$6,430
Andrew Hay$6,201
Frank Adamek$5,250
Giles Edkins$5,145
Tuxedage John Adams$5,000
Jeff Bone$5,000
Thomas Jackson$5,000

Top contributors are listed under "Recent" if at least $500 of their support came in 2015–2017.

These lists were last updated on 2018/03/26 (17:04 UTC).