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GiveWell’s money moved and web traffic in 2014

This is the final post (of six) we have made focused on our self-evaluation and future plans. This post lays out highlights from our metrics report for 2014. For more detail, see our full metrics report (PDF). Note, we report on “metrics years” that run from February – January; for example, our 2014 data cover… Read More

Update on GiveWell’s web traffic / money moved: Q3 2014

This post covers the first three quarters of 2014 and is being published late due to staff focusing on updating GiveWell’s charity recommendations in the fourth quarter. In addition to evaluations of other charities, GiveWell publishes substantial evaluation of itself, from the quality of its research to its impact on donations. We publish quarterly updates… Read More

Update on GiveWell’s web traffic / money moved: Q2 2014

In addition to evaluations of other charities, GiveWell publishes substantial evaluation of itself, from the quality of its research to its impact on donations. We publish quarterly updates regarding two key metrics: (a) donations to top charities and (b) web traffic. The table and chart below present basic information about our growth in money moved… Read More

Update on GiveWell’s web traffic / money moved: Q1 2014

In addition to evaluations of other charities, GiveWell publishes substantial evaluation of itself, from the quality of its research to its impact on donations. We publish quarterly updates regarding two key metrics: (a) donations to top charities and (b) web traffic. The table and chart below present basic information about our growth in money moved… Read More

GiveWell annual review for 2013: Details on GiveWell’s money moved and web traffic

This is the final post (of six) we have made focused on our self-evaluation and future plans. This post lays out highlights from our metrics report for 2013. For more detail, see our full metrics report (PDF). 1. In 2013, GiveWell tracked $17.36 million in money moved to our top charities, and an additional $0.90… Read More

Update on GiveWell’s web traffic / money moved: Q3 2013

In addition to evaluations of other charities, GiveWell publishes substantial evaluation of itself, from the quality of its research to its impact on donations. We publish quarterly updates regarding two key metrics: (a) donations to top charities and (b) web traffic. The table and chart below present basic information about our growth in money moved… Read More