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Staff members’ personal donations for giving season 2015

For this post, GiveWell staff members wrote up the thinking behind their personal donations for the year. We made similar posts in 2013 and 2014. After Elie and Holden, staff are listed in order of their start dates at GiveWell. Elie Hassenfeld My wife and I are planning to follow GiveWell’s recommendation and give 100%… Read More

Staff members’ personal donations – giving season 2014

For this post, GiveWell staff members wrote up the thinking behind their personal donations for the year. We made a similar post a year ago. Elie HassenfeldMy wife and I are planning to give more to GiveDirectly than the GiveWell allocation. Organization GiveWell allocation Our allocation AMF 67% 45% GD 13% 45% SCI 13% 5%… Read More

Staff members’ personal donations

For this post, GiveWell staff members wrote up the thinking behind their personal donations for the year. Holden Karnofsky There are good arguments that I shouldn’t give anything this year. I tend to think that future giving opportunities will be better than this year’s, even accounting for the costs of delaying. I expect the best… Read More