Nick Otis — Forecasting Research

Organization Name 
Nick Otis
Award Date 
5/2018
Grant Amount 
$10,000
Purpose 
To support forecasting work relevant to GiveWell's research.
Topic (focus area) 

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a GiveWell Incubation Grant of $10,000 to Nick Otis to support forecasting work relevant to GiveWell’s top charities.1 GiveWell Incubation Grants are recommended by GiveWell staff, and support the development of potential future top charities.

See GiveWell’s page on this grant for more details.

  • 1. While we use “grant” here for simplicity, the funding was via a contractor agreement. While we do not typically publish pages for contractor agreements, we chose to write about this funding because we view it as conceptually similar to an ordinary grant.