The Institute for Progress (IFP) is a non-partisan research and advocacy organization founded in January 2022 by Alec Stapp and Caleb Watney. IFP is dedicated to accelerating scientific, technological, and industrial progress while safeguarding humanity’s future. IFP accepts funding only from individuals and foundations. IFP is philanthropically supported by Open Philanthropy, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Smith Richardson Foundation, Schmidt Futures, Patrick Collison, and John Collison. You can read more about the vision and mission of our organization in this essay.