Support Us

Gradient Institute is seeking additional supporters to help it on its mission of improving the ethical operation of AI systems. Examples of ways in which organisations support Gradient Institute include:

  • Membership: Gradient Institute has a small number of organisational and individual members who have a long-term commitment to the Institute’s purpose of advancing the theory, design, development and adoption of ethical AI systems.

  • Sponsorship: Sponsors provide funding for the Institute with sponsorship packages designed specifically for each sponsor and providing the sponsor with a set of services relevant to their needs. Services available in a sponsorship package include training, system design advice, research services, Institute staff on ethics boards, etc. All sponsorship packages include a contribution to the Institute’s core research activities.

  • Donations: Gradient Institute is a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) as an Approved Research Institute endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office. Donations to the Institute are tax-deductible and are used to fund research projects under the direction of the Research Committee. The Research Committee, as required by the Australian Taxation Office, comprises eminent researcher program directors from relevant fields.

  • Customer engagements: Gradient Institute provides services such as research, training and AI system design for customers where this work is aligned with its mission.

  • Partnerships: The Institute collaborates on projects with many universities, not-for-profits, government agencies and companies in working towards its mission of advancing ethical AI systems.

If you are interested in discussing possible support of Gradient Institute, please contact us.