Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition — Universal Salt Iodization

Salt in many countries is supplied by evaporating seawater in salt ponds. The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition supports salt iodization by providing supply-side technical assistance to industry and government. (Photo courtesy of GAIN)
Award Date 
1/2017
Grant Amount 
$250,000
Purpose 
To support GAIN's Universal Salt Iodization program
Topic (focus area) 

Published: April 2017

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

Good Ventures awarded a grant of $250,000 to the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) for its Universal Salt Iodization program in January 2017, in recognition of the program’s earning a “standout charity” ranking from GiveWell in 2016.

See GiveWell’s review of GAIN’s Universal Salt Iodization program to learn more about the charity’s activities and follow its progress.