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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 
12/2014
Grant Amount 
$5,000,000
Purpose 
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.