Donations recorded by Vipul Naik (filtered to cause areas matching Animal welfare)

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Donation amounts by cause area and year

Cause area Total 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Animal welfare 73,636,244.99 944,767.00 30,403,989.00 27,618,613.78 14,545,353.79 61,426.42 435.00 25,000.00 12,660.00 12,000.00 12,000.00
Global health|Animal welfare 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total 73,636,244.99 944,767.00 30,403,989.00 27,618,613.78 14,545,353.79 61,426.42 435.00 25,000.00 12,660.00 12,000.00 12,000.00

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Donation amounts by donor and year (50 donors)

Donor Metadata Number of donations Number of donees Total 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Open Philanthropy Project FB Tw Site 102 57 70,279,019.00 499,767.00 27,955,489.00 27,387,493.00 14,436,270.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Effective Altruism Funds Site 66 50 3,071,000.00 445,000.00 2,446,000.00 180,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Brian Tomasik FB Tw Site LI 6 3 48,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 12,000.00 12,000.00 12,000.00 12,000.00
Jason Ketola 2 2 40,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 40,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Peter Hurford FB Tw Site LI 18 8 31,224.00 0.00 2,500.00 18,293.00 1,036.00 8,300.00 435.00 0.00 660.00 0.00 0.00
Patrick Brinich-Langlois FB Tw Site LI 4 2 30,117.32 0.00 0.00 117.32 0.00 20,000.00 0.00 10,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Michael Dickens FB Site LI 2 2 29,400.00 0.00 0.00 26,400.00 0.00 3,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Robert Yaman 2 2 29,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 21,000.00 8,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Josh Jacobson 4 3 14,620.19 0.00 0.00 0.00 13,620.19 1,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
David Barry 6 3 9,724.99 0.00 0.00 0.00 8,051.02 1,673.97 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Tyler John 3 3 7,020.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4,020.00 3,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Joshua Kissel 3 2 6,800.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,800.00 3,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Harry Greenwell 2 1 6,377.04 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,391.39 3,985.65 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Effective Altruism Grants Site 1 1 6,310.46 0.00 0.00 6,310.46 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Jonathon Smith 3 2 3,100.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,100.00 2,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Pablo Stafforini FB Tw Site LI 4 1 3,069.35 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 69.35 0.00 3,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Michael Sesser 6 4 2,700.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,900.00 800.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Robin Polding 1 1 2,629.16 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,629.16 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Kieran Greig 2 1 2,386.26 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,590.84 795.42 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Denis Drescher 2 1 1,972.64 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,186.80 785.84 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Amy Johnson 4 2 1,594.28 0.00 0.00 0.00 797.14 797.14 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Saulius Šimčikas 3 3 1,286.97 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,286.97 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Holly Elmore 1 1 1,129.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,129.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Neil Sinhababu FB Tw Site LI 1 1 1,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Nicholas Link 1 1 1,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Zachary Groff 1 1 1,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
JP Addison 2 2 1,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Christopher Bryant 1 1 525.83 0.00 0.00 0.00 525.83 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Jay Feldman 2 2 400.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 400.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Max Broad 3 3 400.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 400.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
James Harris 1 1 319.44 0.00 0.00 0.00 319.44 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Jeff Kaufman and Julia Wise FB Site LI 1 1 300.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 300.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Catherine Low 2 2 298.04 0.00 0.00 0.00 74.51 223.53 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vidur Kapur 5 3 264.23 0.00 0.00 0.00 149.87 114.36 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Oliver Base 1 1 164.32 0.00 0.00 0.00 164.32 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Arvind Raghavan 1 1 147.46 0.00 0.00 0.00 147.46 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vincent Söderberg 2 2 135.92 0.00 0.00 0.00 135.92 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Eli Nathan 1 1 131.46 0.00 0.00 0.00 131.46 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Matt Reardon 1 1 100.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Raymond Arnold 1 1 100.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Nick Brown 2 2 79.72 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 79.72 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Håkon Harnes 1 1 76.06 0.00 0.00 0.00 76.06 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Paulina Widmer 1 1 72.28 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 72.28 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Grace King 4 4 65.74 0.00 0.00 0.00 65.74 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Nicholas Goldowsky-Dill 1 1 35.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 35.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Cornelis Haupt 2 2 34.46 0.00 0.00 0.00 34.46 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Akhil Jalan 1 1 31.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 31.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Katerina Manoli 1 1 26.29 0.00 0.00 0.00 26.29 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Nathan Blevins 1 1 25.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 25.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Marius Hobbhahn 1 1 23.74 0.00 0.00 0.00 23.74 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total -- 289 106 73,636,236.65 944,767.00 30,403,989.00 27,618,613.78 14,545,345.45 61,426.42 435.00 25,000.00 12,660.00 12,000.00 12,000.00

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Donation amounts by donee and year (50 donees)

Donee Cause area Metadata Number of donors Total 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
The Humane League Animal welfare/Diet change/Veganism/Factory farming FB Tw WP Site TW 22 15,152,946.68 100,000.00 10,010,000.00 2,030,117.32 3,010,263.47 2,565.89 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Animal Equality 2 5,704,890.00 0.00 2,772,430.00 2,432,460.00 500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Prevent Cruelty California Animal welfare/factory farming FB Tw Site 1 4,000,000.00 0.00 4,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research Animal welfare FB Tw Site 1 4,000,000.00 0.00 3,000,000.00 1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Mercy For Animals Animal welfare/Diet change/Veganism/Factory farming FB Tw WP Site TW 22 3,901,564.70 0.00 375,000.00 500,000.00 3,007,864.34 18,700.36 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Humane Society International 1 3,464,000.00 0.00 0.00 2,464,000.00 1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Humane Slaughter Association Animal welfare Tw WP Site 1 2,947,914.00 0.00 0.00 2,947,914.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Compassion in World Farming 1 2,802,085.00 0.00 10,720.00 2,791,365.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
The Good Food Institute Animal welfare/meat alternatives FB Tw WP Site 15 2,563,415.68 0.00 10,000.00 1,526,400.00 1,024,386.52 2,629.16 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Compassion in World Farming USA Animal welfare/corporate campaigns FB Tw Site 2 2,120,000.00 0.00 1,530,000.00 40,000.00 550,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Global Animal Partnership Animal welfare FB Tw WP Site 1 2,000,000.00 0.00 500,000.00 1,000,000.00 500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
The Humane Society of the United States 1 1,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Chinese Animal Welfare Institute 1 1,489,201.00 0.00 1,489,201.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Albert Schweitzer Foundation for Our Contemporaries Animal welfare WP Site 2 1,439,046.00 0.00 0.00 1,439,046.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Association L214 Animal welfare/broiler chicken welfare WP Site 1 1,347,742.00 0.00 0.00 1,347,742.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
WildAid 1 1,200,000.00 0.00 500,000.00 0.00 700,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Eurogroup for Animals Animal welfare FB Tw WP Site 1 1,176,060.00 0.00 0.00 640,361.00 535,699.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Animal Charity Evaluators Animal welfare/factory farming/meta/charity evaluator FB Tw WP Site TW 25 1,091,345.91 0.00 500,000.00 511,009.00 22,145.90 32,531.01 0.00 25,000.00 660.00 0.00 0.00
World Animal Protection 1 1,062,195.00 0.00 0.00 517,588.00 544,607.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals 1 1,059,748.00 0.00 231,677.00 828,071.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
theguardian.org 1 886,600.00 0.00 0.00 886,600.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Anima Animal welfare/factory farming FB Tw WP Site 1 683,000.00 0.00 0.00 683,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education 1 624,004.00 368,188.00 0.00 255,816.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Aquaculture Stewardship Council Animal welfare FB Tw WP Site 1 546,849.00 0.00 13,813.00 533,036.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Brighter Green Animal welfare FB Tw Site 1 529,360.00 0.00 430,000.00 0.00 99,360.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
The Greenfield Project Animal welfare Site 1 500,000.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Compassion Over Killing 1 500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Otwarte Klatki Animal welfare FB Tw Site 2 493,214.00 0.00 10,350.00 482,864.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
fair-fish international association Animal welfare/fish Site 1 453,841.00 0.00 0.00 453,841.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Global Aquaculture Alliance Animal welfare WP Site 1 435,000.00 0.00 0.00 435,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Fórum Nacional de Proteção e Defesa Animal Animal welfare FB Tw Site 2 390,000.00 0.00 270,000.00 20,000.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Dyrevernalliansen 1 378,000.00 0.00 0.00 378,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
ACTAsia Animal welfare FB Tw Site 1 350,000.00 0.00 350,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations Animal welfare FB Tw WP Site 1 332,944.00 0.00 0.00 332,944.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Farm Forward Animal welfare FB Tw WP Site GS 1 265,691.00 0.00 165,691.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Charity Science 1 265,000.00 0.00 265,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Plant Based Foods Association 1 250,000.00 0.00 250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Rethink Priorities 1 240,000.00 80,000.00 160,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Animal Welfare Standards Project 1 238,212.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 238,212.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
The Pollination Project 1 233,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 233,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Green Monday 1 226,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 226,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Griffith University 1 220,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 120,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
People for Animals 1 209,392.00 0.00 0.00 120,000.00 89,392.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Wild-Animal Suffering Research 2 182,500.00 0.00 182,500.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
International Society for Applied Ethology 1 175,412.00 0.00 135,412.00 40,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Sinergia Animal 1 155,000.00 85,000.00 70,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Animal Welfare Action Lab 2 154,100.00 0.00 75,000.00 79,100.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
University of Bern 1 150,000.00 0.00 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
University of California, Berkeley 1 131,579.00 131,579.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
University of Edinburgh 1 102,041.00 0.00 102,041.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total -- -- -- 73,636,244.99 944,767.00 30,403,989.00 27,618,613.78 14,545,353.79 61,426.42 435.00 25,000.00 12,660.00 12,000.00 12,000.00

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Donation amounts by influencer and year

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For the meaning of “classified” and “unclassified”, see the page clarifying this.

Influencer Number of donations Number of donees Total 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2013 2012
Lewis Bollard 150 87 72,564,019.00 499,767.00 30,060,489.00 27,567,493.00 14,436,270.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Natalie Cargill|Toni Adleberg|Jamie Spurgeon|Lewis Bollard 18 16 786,000.00 445,000.00 341,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Nick Cooney 2 2 24,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 12,000.00 12,000.00
Haseeb Qureshi 1 1 8,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 8,000.00 0.00 0.00
Stanford EA 1 1 3,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,000.00 0.00 0.00
Vegan Outreach 1 1 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Classified total 173 99 73,385,019.00 944,767.00 30,401,489.00 27,567,493.00 14,436,270.00 11,000.00 12,000.00 12,000.00
Unclassified total 121 16 251,225.99 0.00 2,500.00 51,120.78 109,083.79 50,426.42 13,000.00 660.00
Total 294 107 73,636,244.99 944,767.00 30,403,989.00 27,618,613.78 14,545,353.79 61,426.42 25,000.00 12,660.00

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Donation amounts by country and year

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Country Number of donations Number of donees Total 2019 2018 2017 2016
United States 27 16 24,311,491.00 40,000.00 16,755,491.00 740,000.00 6,776,000.00
China 17 14 6,553,358.00 368,188.00 2,589,387.00 1,893,604.00 1,702,179.00
United States|Brazil|Italy|Mexico|Spain 1 1 2,772,430.00 0.00 2,772,430.00 0.00 0.00
India 7 6 2,465,691.00 0.00 31,355.00 2,344,944.00 89,392.00
Germany|Italy|Spain|United Kingdom 1 1 2,110,460.00 0.00 0.00 2,110,460.00 0.00
United Kingdom 5 4 1,707,308.00 100,000.00 232,677.00 1,374,631.00 0.00
Japan|South Korea 1 1 1,364,000.00 0.00 0.00 1,364,000.00 0.00
France 1 1 1,347,742.00 0.00 0.00 1,347,742.00 0.00
Germany 3 1 1,327,060.00 0.00 0.00 1,327,060.00 0.00
Scandinavia 1 1 683,000.00 0.00 0.00 683,000.00 0.00
Poland|Ukraine 1 1 472,864.00 0.00 0.00 472,864.00 0.00
Brazil 6 2 450,000.00 0.00 330,000.00 20,000.00 100,000.00
Norway 1 1 378,000.00 0.00 0.00 378,000.00 0.00
Australia|New Zealand 1 1 100,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00
Brazil|Chile|Colombia|Argentina 1 1 85,000.00 85,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Italy 1 1 75,000.00 0.00 75,000.00 0.00 0.00
Argentina|Brazil|Chile|Colombia 1 1 50,000.00 0.00 50,000.00 0.00 0.00
China|Brazil 1 1 50,000.00 50,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Sri Lanka 1 1 50,000.00 0.00 50,000.00 0.00 0.00
Bangladesh 1 1 50,000.00 0.00 50,000.00 0.00 0.00
Taiwan 1 1 50,000.00 0.00 50,000.00 0.00 0.00
Japan 2 2 45,000.00 0.00 45,000.00 0.00 0.00
Hong Kong 2 2 40,000.00 0.00 40,000.00 0.00 0.00
United Kingdom|Denmark|Norway|Poland|Ukraine|Lithuania|Estonia|Belarus|Russia 1 1 40,000.00 40,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Poland 2 2 40,000.00 0.00 30,000.00 10,000.00 0.00
Argentina|Brazil|Columbia|Chile|Mexico 1 1 30,000.00 0.00 0.00 30,000.00 0.00
Czech Republic 1 1 25,000.00 0.00 25,000.00 0.00 0.00
Classified total 98 64 46,833,974.00 683,188.00 23,386,340.00 14,096,875.00 8,667,571.00
Unclassified total 196 55 26,802,270.99 261,579.00 7,017,649.00 13,521,738.78 5,877,782.79
Total 294 107 73,636,244.99 944,767.00 30,403,989.00 27,618,613.78 14,545,353.79

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