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RC Forward Long-Term Future Fund

Donations made through RC Forward are eligible for Canadian official donation receipts, which can be used to claim charitable tax credits. Use our calculator to estimate your credits.

Support organizations working to protect the long-term future. Your donations to this fund will be allocated based on recommendations from an expert evaluator with expertise in this cause area.

About this fund

  • Each quarter, your donations will be directed to the organizations listed below, or to other established organizations working to improve the long-term future.
  • The allocation breakdown between these organizations is based on recommendations from the external evaluator that advises this fund. Please reach out to [email protected] for more information.
  • Scroll down to the bottom of this page to learn more about where donations to this fund have gone each quarter.


Ought is a machine learning research lab automating open-ended reasoning.

Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI)

MIRI does research into aligning superhuman artificial intelligence with human values.

Center for Applied Rationality (CFAR)

CFAR exists to try to make headway in understanding how human cognition already works, in practice, such that we can then start the process of making useful changes, such that we will be better positioned to solve the problems that really matter. 

Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)

NTI designs innovative threat-reduction projects that show governments the way and build momentum and support for action.

The Alliance to Feed the Earth in Disasters (ALLFED)

ALLFED helps create resilience to food system shocks arising from global disasters or catastrophes.

Future of Humanity Institute (FHI)

FHI is a multidisciplinary research institute at the University of Oxford. Academics at FHI bring the tools of mathematics, philosophy and social sciences to bear on big-picture questions about humanity and its prospects. The Institute is led by Founding Director Professor Nick Bostrom.

What your donations have funded

Quarter 1 and 2, 2021

Future of Humanity Institute (FHI)

  • If you donated January to June, 2021, then 100% of your donations went to the Future of Humanity Institute.
  • We worked with this fund’s expert external advisor to determine this allocation.

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