Error message

Warning: Use of undefined constant openphil_social - assumed 'openphil_social' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in openphil_social_block_block_view() (line 90 of /var/www/html/openphil/live/sites/all/modules/custom/openphil_social_block/openphil_social_block.module).

GiveDirectly — General Support (December 2014)

A GiveDirectly cash transfer recipient in Kenya's Koga village in October 2014. He used the cash to build a house and a chicken coup and buy woodworking tools for his furniture workshop. (Photo courtesy of GiveDirectly)
Organization Name 
Award Date 
Grant Amount 
For general support
Topic (focus area) 

Published: August 2016

Note: This grant was awarded while the Open Philanthropy Project was a partnership between GiveWell and Good Ventures.

Good Ventures awarded a grant of $5 million to GiveDirectly for general operating support in December 2014, in recognition of the organization’s earning a “top charity” ranking from GiveWell in 2014. See GiveWell’s review of GiveDirectly for more about its activities and to follow its progress.