All donations are processed by our partner organisation, Effective Altruism Foundation (EAF). To earmark your contribution for the Foundational Research Institute, please add "FRI" as annotation to your bank transfer.

Foundational Research Institute is directly tax-deductible in Switzerland. If you're based outside of Switzerland, you may be able to deduct donations to FRI if you donate through EAF's project Raising for Effective Giving (REG): On the REG donation page, click "Pick a specific charity" and select "Foundational Research Institute".

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Beneficiary: Effective Altruism Foundation, Efringerstrasse 25, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
Bank: UBS Switzerland AG, Aeschenvorstadt 1, CH-4051 Basel, Switzerland

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Foundational Research Institute
Efringerstrasse 25
CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland

We conduct foundational research on how to best reduce suffering. Our goal is to identify cooperative and effective strategies to reduce risks of dystopian futures.

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