GiveDirectly — General Support (December 2018)

A GiveDirectly field officer introduces the organization’s cash transfer program to new recipients at a village meeting in Kenya. (Photo courtesy of GiveDirectly)
Organization Name 
Award Date 
12/2018
Grant Amount 
$2,500,000
Purpose 
For general support.
Topic (focus area) 

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $2,500,000 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.

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