Donating to BERI

Donations to BERI are tax-deductible in the United States and the Netherlands.

By default, donations to BERI are not made public. After you donate, someone from BERI may reach out to ask if we can make your donation public in the format shown here. We will never share your name or donation amount without explicit permission from you.

If you would like to donate via PayPal (or credit card), please use this donate button:

If you would like to donate cryptocurrency, click on either of the following:

Donate with Bitpay Easier for BERI, and converts to USD immediately
If you have problems using Bitpay

If you would like to donate by check, please mail your donation to:

Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative
440 N Barranca Ave #2374
Covina, CA 91723

If you would like to donate via donor-advised fund (DAF), please contact your DAF provider directly, and they will reach out to us.

If you would like to donate via bank transfer (ACH) or some other method, please email us at

Getting a tax receipt. By default, we will send you a tax reciept at the email or postal address that you used to send your donation. If you would like us to use a different address, please include instructions with your gift.

Regarding restrictions. BERI prefers unrestricted donations. Unless otherwise indicated by the donor, BERI assumes donations are unrestricted.

If you would like to restrict the use of your donation to a specific collaboration, please specify the desired restriction when making your donation (e.g. in Paypal's special instructions field, or by emailing We are only able to accept restrictions to one of our current collaborations, not to a specific project or other purpose.

Thanks for considering us!