Foresight Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is entirely funded by your donations. We gratefully receive your support via wire, check, or major cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, LiteCoin, or ZCash at the bottom of this page.

What your donation allows us to do: As Patron or Sponsor, your donation directly supports the project generation in our year-long virtual accelerator groups and offer Prizes awarded for the projects with the biggest impact for health extension, molecular machines, and intelligent cooperation. 

  1. Foresight Biotechnology & Health Group: This group of biotechnology experts and investors focuses on advancing foundational progress on preventative and rejuvenative technologies to guarantee long healthy lives for humans.

  2. Foresight Molecular Machines Group: This group of nanotechnology-focused scientists cooperates to spur long-term progress on molecular machines by advancing the work of selected Foresight Feynman Prize winners, and those likely to win in the future, to create atomically precise applications in energy, medicine, and materials science. 

  3. Foresight Intelligent Cooperation Group: This group of experts in computer science, cryptography, AI and related fields focuses on advancing applications that increase cooperation among human and emerging intelligences and defend against future automated digital and physical threats.

Participate in your donation at work: We invite you to become an active part of our community of scientists and technologists who push the limit of what civilization is capable of doing. We will reach out to you directly upon the donation receipt to discuss your priorities. If you would like to learn more about the monthly program in each group, please reach out to

$250 Senior Associate

  • Your donation directly funds the work of scientists and activists to work toward flourishing futures in our Existential Hope track. We invite you to join this group’s monthly meetings and project development.
  • We invite you to join us at Vision Weekend, Foresight’s Yearly Member Gathering

$5-15K Patron

  • Your donation directly funds the work of our private strategy groups to advance biotechnology for health extension, nanotechnology for the development of molecular machines, and computer science for intelligent cooperation. We invite you to join one or all of these group’s monthly meetings and project development.

  • We will schedule a virtual meeting with you to learn about your priorities

$20-50K Sponsor

  • Your donation funds the project development in our groups and the work of a Foresight fellow of your choice. As a sponsor of a group, we invite you to design a group meeting with us to explore your topic and have your organization represented in the group title, including visibility at all meetings, videos, and communications. 
  • + Option to add Cash/Crypto Prize, awarded at the end of the year for projects generated within the group, turning the group into a collaborative accelerator.


In addition to the credit card and PayPal options above, and the Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and ZCash options on the right, you can also use the form below to make a donation to Foresight Institute. Your name is not required, but we’d love to be able to thank you! 

You may also send a check to Foresight Institute, 399 Webster Street, 94117, San Francisco CA, or get in touch at to work out other arrangements, such as wire transfer, and stock donations. Thank you on behalf of our staff, board, and volunteers.

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