GiveDirectly — General Support (2021)

GiveDirectly allows donors to send money directly to the world’s poorest people. (Photo courtesy of GiveDirectly.)
Organization Name 
Award Date 
1/2021
Grant Amount 
$500,000
Purpose 
For general support.
Topic (focus area) 

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $500,000 to GiveDirectly for general operating support, due to its status as a GiveWell top charity. We followed the recommendation of GiveWell staff regarding how to allocate grantmaking between GiveWell top charities.

Read GiveWell’s review of GiveDirectly to learn more about the charity’s activities and follow its progress.