Dec 20, 2019 - Timothy Telleen-Lawton
Hello from CFAR! Here’s a look at what we did during the past few months and what we’re planning for the next few. We’re also in the middle of our year-end fundraiser, including an AMA we’re holding right now on LessWrong until 10am tomorrow; check out our fundraiser page to see a broader look at the last two years and the next one, or to donate! What We Did Mainline...
Dec 18, 2019 - Timothy Telleen-Lawton
Note: This document is intended as an informal, easily-readable overview of CFAR’s income and expenses in 2018 and 2019, and of our financial projections for 2020. You can view our 2019 Independent Auditor’s Report here, and our most recent 990 here. 2018 Income In 2018, CFAR1 received approximately $2.2 million in revenue. Half this sum came in the form of general support from BERI (the Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative), $800k...
Aug 30, 2019 - Timothy Telleen-Lawton
Hello from CFAR! Read on to learn about our busy summer, as well as what we’ve got planned for the fall. What We Did Instructor Training We’ve completed the first phase of our 2019 Instructor Training Program! We’re now moving on to the second (and final) phase with 20 instructor candidates. Staff will be working with these candidates as they continue various “quests”—mastering and improving core parts of CFAR’s curriculum,...
"I went to the July workshop. I think it was probably the most useful week of my life in terms of exposure to things I could be doing to be more productive and effective."
"As a founder of a company with a similar mission to CFAR’s – making people more awesome – ... CFAR’s Rationality for Entrepreneurs workshop did not disappoint."
Number of workshop alumni
1317 and counting
Average participant rating based on the question "Are you glad you came?"
9.2 out of 10
Increased life satisfaction
0.17σ after 1 year