Evidence Action — Accelerator Program

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $14,006,277 to Evidence Action to support their Accelerator program. The program works to assess, pilot, and scale interventions that GiveWell and Evidence Action believe are promising but that lack existing organizations to scale them. This grant was made on GiveWell’s recommendation.

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Evidence Action — Deworm the World Initiative

Children on National Deworming Day. (Photo courtesy of Evidence Action.)

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $4,103,000 to Evidence Action to support the Deworm the World Initiative, 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 the Deworm the World Initiative to learn more about the charity’s activities and follow its progress.

Evidence Action — Dispensers for Safe Water Program (December 2020)

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $50,000 to Evidence Action to support the Dispensers for Safe Water program, due to its status as a GiveWell standout charity. We followed the recommendation of GiveWell staff regarding how to allocate grantmaking between GiveWell standout charities.

Read GiveWell’s review of Evidence Action’s Dispensers for Safe Water program to learn more about the charity’s activities and follow its progress.

Evidence Action — Dispensers for Safe Water Program (2019)

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Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $100,000 to Evidence Action to support the Dispensers for Safe Water program, due to its status as a GiveWell standout charity. We followed the recommendation of GiveWell staff regarding how to allocate grantmaking between GiveWell standout charities.

Read GiveWell’s review of Evidence Action’s Dispensers for Safe Water program to learn more about the charity’s activities and follow its progress.

Evidence Action — Strengthen Operations (2019)

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a $7,751,915 grant to Evidence Action for organizational strengthening. Evidence Action plans to use this grant to build its fundraising function, add senior leadership capacity, review its compensation scheme, and strengthen its affiliated entity in India.

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Evidence Action — Dispensers for Safe Water Program (2018)

Image courtesy of Evidence Action.

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $100,000 to Evidence Action to support the Dispensers for Safe Water program, due to its status as a GiveWell standout charity. We followed the recommendation of GiveWell staff regarding how to allocate grantmaking between GiveWell standout charities.

Read GiveWell’s review of Evidence Action’s Dispensers for Safe Water program to learn more about the charity’s activities and follow its progress.

Deworm the World Initiative — General Support (December 2018)

Nandini, 10, smiles while attending a de-worming day at her local primary school. (Photo courtesy Evidence Action, credit: CJ Clark, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation)

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $10,400,000 to Evidence Action to support the Deworm the World Initiative, 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 the Deworm the World Initiative to learn more about the charity’s activities and follow its progress.

Evidence Action Beta — Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a GiveWell Incubation Grant of $320,000 to Evidence Action for their Evidence Action Beta program to scope a project to provide technical assistance for the Indian government’s work on large-scale school-based iron and folic acid supplementation targeting children and adolescents. GiveWell Incubation Grants are recommended by GiveWell staff, and support the development of potential future top charities.

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Evidence Action — General Operating Support

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a GiveWell Incubation Grant of $800,000 to Evidence Action for general operating support. Evidence Action intends to use this support to fund a deficit in its operating budget, which it identified as part of a financial clean-up in 2017. 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.