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ACX Grants

ACX Grants

ACX Grants aims to fund projects that could make the world a better place, but might not be able to catch the attention of more traditional funders. It is overseen by Scott Alexander of Astral Codex Ten.

ACX Grants is a grant programme overseen by Scott Alexander, the author of Astral Codex Ten.

ACX Grants is aiming to fund projects that could make the world a better place, but might not be able to catch the attention of more traditional funders. A non-exhaustive list of things it would fund include projects that:

  • Help address global poverty, global health challenges, mental health issues, animal welfare issues, or global climate change.
  • Move forward innovative and potentially socially beneficial technologies and ideas, even if these are very speculative.
  • help understand and prepare for potentially disruptive future events, like pandemics or the advent of artificial general intelligence.
  • Improve the academic, governmental, and decision-making institutions that work on these causes.
  • Help do basic research, awareness-raising, or meta-level work that could eventually lead to one of the above.

For more information, please see the announcement post.

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