The GiveWell Blog

March 2016 open thread

Following up on our open thread in December, we wanted to have another one. Our goal is to give blog readers an opportunity to publicly raise comments or questions about GiveWell or related topics (in the comments section below). As always, you’re also welcome to email us at or to request a call with…

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Why we do donor calls

As part of our plan to allocate more staff capacity to outreach efforts this year, we’ve been reaching out to a number of our donors to proactively offer a telephone call with a GiveWell staff member to discuss our work. We are also offering the option for donors as well as other interested individuals to…

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