Top Contributors

The Machine Intelligence Research Institute has had 3,506 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$3,282,000
Vitalik Buterin$802,136
Jaan Tallinn$654,500
Loren Merritt$550,000
Edwin Evans$534,197
Richard Schwall$435,260
Christian Calderon$367,574
Blake Borgeson$350,470
Future of Life Institute$250,252
Raising for Effective Giving$204,510
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative$200,000
Jonathan Weissman$171,290
Scott Dickey$137,520
Eric Rogstad$120,336
Gordon Irlam$109,700
Ben Hoskin$94,209
Ethan Dickinson$93,408
Peter Scott$80,000
Sebastian Hagen$74,587
Buck Shlegeris$72,679
Alexei Andreev$71,719
Marius van Voorden (via Bitcoin)$71,461
Leif K-Brooks$67,216
Luke Stebbing$65,279
Michael Blume$56,355
Mikko Rauhala$53,745
Misha Gurevich$52,370
Alan Chang$51,050
Brandon Reinhart$50,050
Scott Worley$50,005
Marcello Herreshoff$49,110
Robin Powell$41,760
Michael Cohen$39,359
Max Kesin$38,971
Scott Siskind$38,500
Austin Peña$37,517
Paul Crowley$33,350
Gustav Simonsson$33,285
The Maurice Amado Foundation$31,000
Quinn Maurmann$30,575
János Kramár$29,040
Jeremy Schlatter$28,711
Mick Porter$27,610
Brian Tomasik$26,010
Patrick LaVictoire$25,885
Zvi Mowshowitz$25,010
Clark Gaebel$24,000
Johan Edström$23,680
Ethan Sterling$23,418
Mike Anderson$23,000
Victoria Krakovna$22,483
Bruno Parga$21,724
Kevin Fischer$21,230
Kelsey Piper$20,730
Pasha Kamyshev$20,200
Jai Dhyani$20,156
Nicolas Tarleton$19,559
Simon Sáfár$19,162
Sergejs Silko$18,200
John Salvatier$17,718
Benjamin Goldhaber$17,250
Leopold Bauernfeind$16,900
Michal Pokorný$16,406
James Mazur$14,527
Tran Bao Trung$14,379
William Morgan$13,571
Eric Lin$12,870
Joshua Fox$12,774
Sam Eisenstat$12,356
Emma Borhanian$12,000
Trenton Osborn$12,000
Michael Plotz$11,960
Kenn Hamm$11,472
Stephanie Zolayvar$11,247
Jean-Philippe Sugarbroad$11,200
Robert and Judith Babcock$11,100
Tobias Dänzer$10,745
Alex Schell$10,575
Ryan Carey$10,172
Chris Barnett$10,052
Josh Triplett$10,000
Luke Titmus$8,837
Xerxes Dotiwalla$8,700
Paul Rhodes$8,083
Andrew McKnight$7,582
Laura and Chris Soares$7,510
Nader Chehab$7,136
Nhat Anh Phan$7,000
Alex Edelman$6,932
Cliff & Stephanie Hyra$6,208
Raymond Arnold$5,920
Bryan Dana$5,712
Phil Hazelden$5,559
Fathom Computing PBC$5,500
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
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 2018/10/29 (14:28 UTC).