Top Contributors

The Machine Intelligence Research Institute has had 3,698 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 Project$4,338,250
Vitalik Buterin$1,033,057
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative$800,000
Jaan Tallinn$715,447
Loren Merritt$550,000
Edwin Evans$534,197
Richard Schwall$450,205
Christian Calderon$367,574
Blake Borgeson$350,492
Future of Life Institute$250,252
Raising for Effective Giving$204,510
Jonathan Weissman$191,290
Scott Dickey$146,520
Eric Rogstad$120,440
Gordon Irlam$109,700
Ben Hoskin$94,219
Ethan Dickinson$93,408
Sebastian Hagen$86,587
Peter Scott$80,000
Buck Shlegeris$72,684
Alexei Andreev$71,765
Marius van Voorden (via Bitcoin)$71,461
Leif K-Brooks$67,216
Michael Blume$66,655
Luke Stebbing$65,279
Alan Chang$56,048
Mikko Rauhala$53,745
Misha Gurevich$52,370
Brandon Reinhart$50,050
Scott Worley$50,005
Marcello Herreshoff$49,110
Max Kesin$48,971
Mike Anderson$46,600
Quinn Maurmann$45,600
Robin Powell$44,560
Scott Siskind$41,500
Michael Cohen$39,359
Paul Crowley$38,350
Austin Peña$37,517
Patrick LaVictoire$35,885
Gustav Simonsson$33,285
The Maurice Amado Foundation$31,000
Mick Porter$30,810
János Kramár$29,040
Jeremy Schlatter$28,924
Victoria Krakovna$28,495
Simon Sáfár$28,271
Brian Tomasik$26,010
Kelsey Piper$25,728
Zvi Mowshowitz$25,010
Clark Gaebel$24,000
Johan Edström$23,680
Ethan Sterling$23,418
Bruno Parga$22,862
Kevin Fischer$21,230
Pasha Kamyshev$20,200
Jai Dhyani$20,156
Daniel Weinand$19,800
Nicolas Tarleton$19,559
Sergejs Silko$18,200
James Mazur$18,027
John Salvatier$17,718
Benjamin Goldhaber$17,250
Leopold Bauernfeind$16,900
Michal Pokorný$16,406
Alex Schell$15,575
Luke Titmus$15,207
William Morgan$14,571
Joshua Fox$14,394
Tran Bao Trung$14,379
William Ehlhardt$14,253
Kenn Hamm$14,172
Lance Jackson$13,960
Eric Lin$13,080
Tobias Dänzer$13,054
Sam Eisenstat$12,356
Robert and Judith Babcock$12,100
Trenton Osborn$12,000
Emma Borhanian$12,000
Michael Plotz$11,960
Stephanie Zolayvar$11,257
Jean-Philippe Sugarbroad$11,200
Kevin Secretan$11,001
Ryan Carey$10,172
Chris Barnett$10,073
Josh Triplett$10,000
Charlie Dake$9,229
Laura and Chris Soares$9,010
Xerxes Dotiwalla$8,700
Paul Rhodes$8,142
Andrew McKnight$7,582
Robert and Gery Ruddick$7,500
Nader Chehab$7,486
elisabeth diana li$7,475
Raymond Arnold$7,020
Nhat Anh Phan$7,000
Alex Edelman$6,932
Jay Schweikert$6,511
Fergus Dall$6,496
Cliff & Stephanie Hyra$6,208
Bryan Dana$5,782
Phil Hazelden$5,559
Jacob Falkovich$5,524
Fathom Computing PBC$5,500
T. Swett$5,281
Jim Dauterive$5,251
Kevin R. Fischer$5,000
Robert Yaman$5,000
Daniel Ziegler$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$60,450
Guy Srinivasan$58,310
Henrik Jonsson$54,525
Mihaly Barasz$51,623
Jason Joachim$44,100
Nathaniel Soares$33,230
Jesse Liptrap$29,600
Tomer Kagan$26,500
Gary Basin$25,000
Martine Rothblatt$25,000
Liron Shapira$24,750
Rolf Nelson$21,810
Stanley Pecavar$17,450
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 2019/06/12 (14:37 UTC).