Note (10 November 2022): It was announced this week that FTX.com, Sam Bankman-Fried’s exchange, is facing a severe financial crisis. The situation is still unfolding, so this page will probably be incorrect for the near future, as we won’t be able to update it in time. The Forum team will update this page when there is more clarity on what has happened. The team is concerned for FTX’s individual depositors, who are facing the possibility of severe hardship, as well as about the situation as a whole.

The FTX Foundation is a non-profit organization funded by FTX, a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange founded by Sam Bankman-Fried.

Projects

In July 2021, FTX Foundation launched FTX Climate, an initiative to make FTX carbon-neutral by the end of 2021; to fund promising research on climate change; and to support various other climate-related projects.[1][2] In late October 2021, FTX Foundation announced a fellowship program to support individuals working on high-impact projects and to build an effective altruism community in the Bahamas, where FTX is headquartered.[3]

The Future Fund, a philanthropic fund that makes grants and investments to ambitious projects focused on improving humanity's long-term prospects, was launched in late February 2022. That month, the FTX Foundation also launched FTX Community, focused on global poverty, animal welfare, and community outreach.

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