Top Contributors

The Machine Intelligence Research Institute has had 3,889 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$9,778,250
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative$1,100,000
Vitalik Buterin$1,033,057
Jaan Tallinn$745,447
Ben Delo (in partnership with Open Philanthropy)$730,000
EA Funds Long-Term Future Fund$678,994
Edwin Evans$564,197
Loren Merritt$550,000
Richard Schwall$460,730
Christian Calderon$367,574
Blake Borgeson$350,492
Future of Life Institute$250,252
Jonathan Weissman$211,290
Raising for Effective Giving$204,167
Scott Dickey$165,520
Ethan Ashkie$123,242
Eric Rogstad$120,440
Patrick LaVictoire$117,199
Gordon Irlam$109,700
Sebastian Hagen$98,587
Ben Hoskin$94,219
Luke Stebbing$86,688
Peter Scott$80,000
Michael Blume$78,855
Buck Shlegeris$72,684
Alexei Andreev$71,733
Marius van Voorden (via Bitcoin)$71,461
Mike Anderson$67,225
Leif K-Brooks$67,216
The Casey & Family Foundation$60,000
Alan Chang$56,048
Mikko Rauhala$53,745
Misha Gurevich$52,370
Brandon Reinhart$50,050
Scott Worley$50,005
Paul Crowley$49,750
Max Kesin$49,471
Marcello Herreshoff$49,110
Bryce Woodworth$47,661
Robin Powell$46,960
The Maurice Amado Foundation$46,000
Quinn Maurmann$45,600
Scott Siskind$45,500
Simon Sáfár$42,286
Michael Cohen$39,389
Austin Peña$37,517
Kelsey Piper$35,728
Mick Porter$34,410
Victoria Krakovna$32,320
János Kramár$30,661
Ethan Sterling$30,338
Gustav Simonsson$30,280
Jeremy Schlatter$28,924
Brian Tomasik$26,010
Zvi Mowshowitz$25,010
Bruno Parga$24,508
Clark Gaebel$24,000
Johan Edström$23,680
Luke Titmus$21,231
Kevin Fischer$21,230
James Mazur$21,022
Alex Schell$20,575
Lance Jackson$20,500
Pasha Kamyshev$20,200
Jai Dhyani$20,156
Daniel Weinand$19,800
Nicolas Tarleton$19,559
Leopold Bauernfeind$18,900
Sergejs Silko$18,200
Derek Kisman$18,000
John Salvatier$17,718
Kenn Hamm$17,372
Benjamin Goldhaber$17,250
Michal Pokorný$16,406
William Morgan$16,000
Joshua Fox$15,594
Robert Mushkatblat$15,500
William Ehlhardt$15,253
Ivan Bakhtin$14,520
Tran Bao Trung$14,379
Eric Lin$13,140
Tobias Dänzer$13,059
Fergus Dall$12,359
Sam Eisenstat$12,356
Kevin Secretan$12,251
Robert and Judith Babcock$12,100
Trenton Osborn$12,000
Emma Borhanian$12,000
Michael Plotz$11,960
Laura and Chris Soares$11,560
Stephanie Zolayvar$11,257
Jean-Philippe Sugarbroad$11,200
Ryan Carey$10,172
Chris Barnett$10,073
Josh Triplett$10,000
Grady Simon$9,580
Phil Hazelden$9,572
Charlie Dake$9,229
Jay Schweikert$8,871
Xerxes Dotiwalla$8,700
Nader Chehab$8,586
Robert and Gery Ruddick$7,500
Andrew McKnight$7,353
Raymond Arnold$7,270
elisabeth diana li$7,243
Joel Lehman$7,000
Nhat Anh Phan$7,000
Alex Edelman$6,932
Cliff & Stephanie Hyra$6,708
András Kovács$6,706
T. Swett$6,081
Bryan Dana$6,044
Steve Byrnes$6,000
Daniel Hook$5,850
Jim Dauterive$5,551
Jacob Falkovich$5,524
Fathom Computing PBC$5,500
Mark Xu$5,204
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$60,450
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$24,750
Rolf Nelson$21,810
Stanley Pecavar$17,450
Sergio Tarrero$15,332
Stephan T. Lavavej$15,000
Donald King$15,000
Quixey$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
Paul Rhodes$8,216
Daniel Nelson$8,147
James Douma$6,430
Andrew Hay$6,201
Frank Adamek$5,250
John Maxwell$5,215
Giles Edkins$5,145
Tuxedage John Adams$5,000
Thomas Jackson$5,000
Jeff Bone$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 2020/04/21 (10:53 Pacific).