Top Contributors

The Machine Intelligence Research Institute has had 3,259 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$525,000
Edwin Evans$439,530
Christian Calderon$367,574
Richard Schwall$359,856
Blake Borgeson$350,460
Future of Life Institute$250,252
Raising for Effective Giving$204,167
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative$200,000
Jonathan Weissman$151,290
Scott Dickey$128,520
Eric Rogstad$101,236
Ben Hoskin$94,209
Ethan Dickinson$93,408
Buck Shlegeris$72,674
Marius van Voorden (via Bitcoin)$71,461
Gordon Irlam$70,000
Sebastian Hagen$68,587
Leif K-Brooks$67,216
Alexei Andreev$64,605
Michael Blume$50,655
Brandon Reinhart$50,050
Peter Scott$50,000
Marcello Herreshoff$49,110
Misha Gurevich$48,870
Luke Stebbing$47,500
Mikko Rauhala$46,545
Scott Worley$40,519
Michael Cohen$39,359
Scott Siskind$38,500
Austin Peña$37,517
Robin Powell$36,960
Alan Chang$34,050
Jeremy Schlatter$28,561
Quinn Maurmann$27,575
Max Kesin$27,000
Brian Tomasik$26,010
Patrick LaVictoire$25,885
Mick Porter$24,010
Johan Edström$23,680
Janos Kramar$22,811
Kevin Fischer$21,230
Jacob Liechty$20,000
Nicolas Tarleton$19,559
Paul Crowley$18,450
John Salvatier$17,718
Benjamin Goldhaber$17,250
Victoria Krakovna$17,066
Leopold Bauernfeind$16,900
Simon Sáfár$16,031
The Maurice Amado Foundation$16,000
Zvi Mowshowitz$15,010
Tran Bao Trung$14,379
William Morgan$13,571
Jai Dhyani$13,056
James Mazur$12,652
Sam Eisenstat$12,356
Michal Pokorný$12,000
Emma Borhanian$12,000
Joshua Fox$11,694
Bruno Parga$11,361
Stephanie Zolayvar$11,247
Jean-Philippe Sugarbroad$11,200
Robert and Judith Babcock$11,100
Eric Lin$11,020
Alex Schell$9,575
Luke Titmus$8,837
Xerxes Dotiwalla$8,700
Michael Plotz$7,960
Laura and Chris Soares$7,510
Paul Rhodes$7,008
Nhat Anh Phan$7,000
Tobias Dänzer$5,734
Raymond Arnold$5,670
Phil Hazelden$5,559
Bryan Dana$5,529
Jacob Falkovich$5,415
Cliff & Stephanie Hyra$5,208
Alex Edelman$5,132
Ryan Carey$5,086
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 2018/01/17 (09:00 UTC).