Donations recorded by Vipul Naik (filtered to cause areas matching Biosecurity and pandemic preparedness)

This is an online portal with information on donations that were announced publicly (or have been shared with permission) that were of interest to Vipul Naik. The git repository with the code for this portal, as well as all the underlying data, is available on GitHub. All payment amounts are in current United States dollars (USD). The repository of donations is being seeded with an initial collation by Issa Rice (see his commits) but all responsibility for errors and inaccuracies belongs to Vipul Naik. Current data is preliminary and has not been completely vetted and normalized; please do not share this data without consulting with Vipul Naik. We expect to have completed the first round of development by the end of December 2018. See the about page for more details.

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Donation amounts by cause area and year

Cause area Total 2017 2016 2015
Biosecurity and pandemic preparedness 27,447,268.00 21,824,201.00 5,323,067.00 300,000.00
Global catastrophic risks 120,129.76 0.00 120,129.76 0.00
Total 27,567,397.76 21,824,201.00 5,443,196.76 300,000.00

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Donation amounts by donor and year (6 donors)

Donor Number of donations Number of donees Total 2017 2016 2015
Open Philanthropy Project 15 11 27,427,171.00 21,804,104.00 5,323,067.00 300,000.00
Gordon Irlam 1 1 120,000.00 0.00 120,000.00 0.00
Effective Altruism Grants 1 1 20,097.00 20,097.00 0.00 0.00
Samuel Hilton 1 1 82.16 0.00 82.16 0.00
Cedric Eveleigh 1 1 23.86 0.00 23.86 0.00
Marius Hobbhahn 1 1 23.74 0.00 23.74 0.00
Total 20 12 27,567,397.76 21,824,201.00 5,443,196.76 300,000.00

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Donation amounts by donee and year (12 donees)

Donee Cause area Metadata Number of donors Total 2017 2016 2015
Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security Biosecurity and pandemic preparedness FB Tw WP Site 1 18,744,000.00 16,000,000.00 2,744,000.00 0.00
Georgetown Center for Global Health Science and Security 1 3,500,000.00 3,500,000.00 0.00 0.00
Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense Biosecurity and pandemic preparedness FB Tw WP Site 1 2,100,000.00 500,000.00 1,300,000.00 300,000.00
Center for International Security and Cooperation 1 643,415.00 0.00 643,415.00 0.00
International Genetically Engineered Machine Foundation 1 520,000.00 0.00 520,000.00 0.00
Nuclear Threat Initiative 1 476,859.00 476,859.00 0.00 0.00
Genspace 1 469,025.00 469,025.00 0.00 0.00
National Academy of Sciences Engineering and Medicine 1 452,545.00 452,545.00 0.00 0.00
North Carolina State University 1 252,725.00 252,725.00 0.00 0.00
Future of Humanity Institute Global catastrophic risks/AI risk/Biosecurity and pandemic preparedness FB Tw WP Site 5 235,781.76 0.00 235,781.76 0.00
BioBricks Foundation 1 152,950.00 152,950.00 0.00 0.00
Gregory Lewis 1 20,097.00 20,097.00 0.00 0.00
Total -- -- -- 27,567,397.76 21,824,201.00 5,443,196.76 300,000.00

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Donation amounts by influencer and year

If you hover over a cell for a given influencer and year, you will get a tooltip with the number of donees and the number of donations.

For the meaning of “classified” and “unclassified”, see the page clarifying this.

Influencer Number of donations Number of donees Total 2017 2016
Jaime Yassif 7 5 20,071,245.00 17,327,245.00 2,744,000.00
Classified total 7 5 20,071,245.00 17,327,245.00 2,744,000.00
Unclassified total 13 7 7,496,152.76 4,496,956.00 2,699,196.76
Total 20 12 27,567,397.76 21,824,201.00 5,443,196.76

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Donation amounts by country and year

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Donation amounts by disclosures and year

If you hover over a cell for a given disclosures and year, you will get a tooltip with the number of donees and the number of donations.

For the meaning of “classified” and “unclassified”, see the page clarifying this.

Disclosures Number of donations Number of donees Total 2017 2016
Jaime Yassif 1 1 16,000,000.00 16,000,000.00 0.00
Kevin Esvelt 1 1 520,000.00 0.00 520,000.00
Classified total 2 2 16,520,000.00 16,000,000.00 520,000.00
Unclassified total 18 11 11,047,397.76 5,824,201.00 4,923,196.76
Total 20 12 27,567,397.76 21,824,201.00 5,443,196.76

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