gui2de — Zusha! Road Safety Exit Grant

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $100,000 to the Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development, and Evaluation (gui2de) to support its Zusha! Road Safety Campaign, a former GiveWell standout charity. This is an exit grant due to GiveWell’s discontinuation of the “standout charity” designation. This grant was made on GiveWell’s recommendation.

See GiveWell’s grant page for more details.

Evidence Action — Dispensers for Safe Water Exit Grant

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $100,000 to Evidence Action to support their Dispensers for Safe Water program, a former GiveWell standout charity. This grant is an exit grant due to GiveWell’s discontinuation of the “standout charity” designation. This grant was made on GiveWell’s recommendation.

See GiveWell’s grant page for more details.

Precision Development — Exit Grant

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Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $100,000 to Precision Development, a former GiveWell standout charity, as an exit grant due to GiveWell’s discontinuation of the “standout charity” designation. This grant was made on GiveWell’s recommendation.

See GiveWell’s grant page for more details.

One for the World — General Support

Pledge Week Spring 2018

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Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $260,798 to One for the World for general support. One for the World does outreach to university students encouraging them to pledge a percentage of their incomes to effective charities. This grant was made on GiveWell’s recommendation.

See GiveWell’s page on this grant for more details.

Center for Global Development — IPA Fellow Placements

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Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $1,050,000 over two years to the Center for Global Development to support their Advancing Evidence in Policy Fellowship. This grant will support placing two fellows using the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA).

This falls within our focus area of global health and wellbeing.

New Incentives – Nigeria

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $13,676,963 dollars to New Incentives to support their continued expansion in northern Nigeria and the extension of their work in current areas of operation through 2024. This grant was made on GiveWell’s recommendation.

Precision Development – Trial Scoping

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $539,864 to Precision Development to scope and plan a three- to five-country implementation and impact evaluation of its core agriculture program, which provides locally customized information to farmers living in poverty in low- and middle-income countries. This grant was made on GiveWell’s recommendation.

See GiveWell’s page on this grant for more details.

GiveDirectly – General Support (2022)

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $500,000 to GiveDirectly for general support, in recognition of GiveDirectly earning a “top charity” ranking from GiveWell. This grant was made on GiveWell’s recommendation.

See GiveWell’s page on this grant for more details.

SCI Foundation – General Support

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $500,000 to SCI Foundation for general support, in recognition of SCI Foundation earning a “top charity” ranking from GiveWell. This grant was made on GiveWell’s recommendation.

See GiveWell’s page on this grant for more details.