GiveDirectly — General Support 2016

A GiveDirectly cash transfer recipient in Kenya's Koga village in October 2014. She used her transfer to plant maize and beans, buy two cows and build a goat pen. (Photo courtesy of GiveDirectly)
Organization Name 
Award Date 
1/2016
Grant Amount 
$9,750,000
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 $9.75 million to GiveDirectly for general operating support in January 2016, in recognition of the organization’s earning a “top charity” ranking from GiveWell in 2015. See GiveWell’s review of GiveDirectly for more about its activities and to follow its progress.