Malaria Consortium — Support for SMC in FCT and Oyo States, Nigeria

Open Philanthropy recommended a GiveWell Incubation Grant $15.9 million to Malaria Consortium, which we expect will enable them to support seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) in Nigeria in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in 2022-2024 and in Oyo state in 2022. GiveWell Incubation Grants are recommended by GiveWell staff, and support the development of potential future top charities.

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Malaria Consortium — Monitoring and Evaluation of LLIN Distribution Campaign

Open Philanthropy recommended a GiveWell Incubation Grant of $2,051,853 to the Malaria Consortium to study effects of its campaign to distribute long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs) in Ondo state, Nigeria, in late 2021 or early 2022. GiveWell Incubation Grants are recommended by GiveWell staff, and support the development of potential future top charities.

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Malaria Consortium — Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention Programs (2021)

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $21,942,167 to the Malaria Consortium to support seasonal malaria chemoprevention programs, 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.

See GiveWell’s website for more details. Read GiveWell’s review of Malaria Consortium to learn more about the charity’s activities and follow its progress.

Malaria Consortium — Support for LLIN Distribution Campaigns

Open Philanthropy recommended a GiveWell Incubation Grant of $27,175,074 to the Malaria Consortium to support the purchase and distribution of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs) to residents of Ondo and Anambra states, Nigeria. These statewide LLIN campaigns are scheduled to take place in late 2021 and early 2022. GiveWell Incubation Grants are recommended by GiveWell staff, and support the development of potential future top charities.

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Malaria Consortium — Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention Programs (December 2020)

Caregiver directly administering malaria chemoprevention medication to her infant in a Fulani settlement of Sokoto state, Nigeria. (Photo courtesy of the Malaria Consortium.)

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $27,076,757 to the Malaria Consortium to support seasonal malaria chemoprevention programs, 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 Malaria Consortium to learn more about the charity’s activities and follow its progress.

Malaria Consortium — Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention Programs (February 2020)

Malaria Consortium provided seasonal malaria chemoprevention to roughly five million children in 2019. (Photo courtesy of the Malaria Consortium.)

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $33,926,000 to the Malaria Consortium to support seasonal malaria chemoprevention programs, 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 Malaria Consortium to learn more about the charity’s activities and follow its progress.

Malaria Consortium — Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention Programs (December 2018)

Community health workers preparing seasonal malaria chemoprevention medicines to give to an infant in Burkina Faso. (Photo courtesy of Malaria Consortium)

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $26,600,000 to the Malaria Consortium to support seasonal malaria chemoprevention programs, 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 Malaria Consortium to learn more about the charity’s activities and follow its progress.

Malaria Consortium — Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention Programs (December 2017)

A community health worker giving seasonal malaria chemoprevention to a child in Burkina Faso. (Photo courtesy of Malaria Consortium)

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $27,900,000 to Malaria Consortium to support seasonal malaria chemoprevention programs, 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 Malaria Consortium to learn more about the charity’s activities and follow its progress.

Malaria Consortium — Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (February 2017)

Malaria Consortium’s SMC program distributed lifesaving preventive malaria treatment to over 3 million children in 2015. (Photo courtesy of Susan Schulman/Malaria Consortium)

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 $5,000,000 to Malaria Consortium in February 2017 to support its seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) program, in recognition of the program earning a “top charity” ranking from GiveWell in 2016.

GiveWell recommends charities that (1) focus on programs with a strong track record and excellent cost-effectiveness, (2) can use additional funding to expand their core programs and (3) are exceptionally transparent. Our grants to GiveWell-recommended charities are intended to help these outstanding organizations scale their programs and to signal the importance of qualities like cost-effectiveness and transparency to other charities and donors. Read GiveWell’s review of Malaria Consortium to learn more about the charity’s activities and follow its progress.