Eric Friedman, a long-time GiveWell supporter, recently authored a book, Reinventing Philanthropy, about effective charitable giving. I read an early draft of the book in the spring of 2012, and especially appreciated Mr. Friedman’s focus on “issue-agnostic giving,” a value … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
This is just a reminder to donors considering supporting our top charities in the next few months. As we do every year, we’re planning to refresh our top charity rankings before December 1st.
We often get the question, “how can I most help GiveWell?” First and foremost, you can donate to our top charities. Giving to our top charities accomplishes good directly, but it also really helps GiveWell too (as long as we … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
This is just a reminder of the various ways you can stay updated on GiveWell’s work. If you’re reading this, you’re following our blog, which is a great way to stay updated on major research progress. In addition to following … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
I recently spoke with Robin Hanson and he proposed that donors invest their money in order to give more in the future. One question that came up was whether the world is improving such that opportunities to cost-effectively accomplish good … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
Programs’ track records have always been a major input into our research process. For example, when assessing the case for distributing nets to prevent malaria, we’ve looked for information about the track record of similar programs. As we begin to … [CLICK TO READ MORE]