Thursday, 16 August 2018
Why we’re allocating discretionary funds to the Deworm the World Initiative

Added: 30.08.2017 15:13 | 285 views | 0 comments

Many donors who give through GiveWell's website choose to to support "Grants to recommended charities at GiveWell's ," rather than selecting a specific recommended charity or charities as the target of their gift.
We periodically grant these "discretionary funds" to what we see as the highest-value funding opportunities among our . We last granted discretionary funds in ; then, we granted $4.4 million to the Against Malaria Foundation and $0.5 million to the Deworm the World Initiative.
Since we last allocated funds, we received an additional $1.25 million in discretionary funds that we recently granted out. We also hold roughly $1 million in discretionary funds that we plan to grant out in the next month or two. We plan to grant all of this funding to the .
Recommendation for donors
We continue to that donors give 100% of their donation to the Against Malaria Foundation (AMF). In other words, although we're choosing to grant discretionary funds to Deworm the World, we don't believe that donors who rely on our recommendations should adjust their giving at this time. We explain the rationale for this below.

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