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GiveWell’s Top Charities Are (Increasingly) Hard to Beat

Our thinking on prioritizing across different causes has evolved as we’ve made more grants. This post explores one aspect of that: the high bar set by the best global health and development interventions, and what we’re learning about the relative performance of some of our other grantmaking areas that seek to help people today.

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Potential Global Catastrophic Risk Focus Areas

Note: Before the launch of the Open Philanthropy Project Blog, this post appeared on the GiveWell Blog. Uses of “we” and “our” in the below post may refer to the Open Philanthropy Project or to GiveWell as an organization. Additional comments may be available at the original post.

This post draws substantially on our recent updates on our investigation of policy-oriented philanthropy, including using much of the same language. [node:read-more:link]

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