This is an online portal with information on donations that were announced publicly (or have been shared with permission) that were of interest to Vipul Naik. The git repository with the code for this portal, as well as all the underlying data, is available on GitHub. All payment amounts are in current United States dollars (USD). The repository of donations is being seeded with an initial collation by Issa Rice (see his commits) but all responsibility for errors and inaccuracies belongs to Vipul Naik. Current data is preliminary and has not been completely vetted and normalized; please do not share this data without consulting with Vipul Naik. We expect to have completed the first round of development by the end of December 2018.
|Effective Altruism Hub username||haseeb-qureshi|
If you hover over a cell for a given cause area and year, you will get a tooltip with the number of donees and the number of donations.
Note: Cause area classification used here may not match that used by donor for all cases.
|Cause area||Number of donations||Number of donees||Total||2016||2015|
|Effective altruism (filter this donor)||4||3||53,850.00||37,950.00||15,900.00|
|Global health (filter this donor)||2||1||17,950.00||12,650.00||5,300.00|
Graph of spending by cause area and year (incremental, not cumulative)
Graph of spending by cause area and year (cumulative)
|80000 Hours||Career coaching/life guidance||FB Tw WP Site||25,300.00||25,300.00||0.00|
|Against Malaria Foundation||Global health/malaria||FB Tw WP Site GW CN GS TW||17,950.00||12,650.00||5,300.00|
|Rethink Charity||Effective altruism/Community project coordination||FB Site||17,950.00||12,650.00||5,300.00|
|Centre for Effective Altruism||Effective altruism||FB Site||10,600.00||0.00||10,600.00|
Graph of spending by donee and year (incremental, not cumulative)
Graph of spending by donee and year (cumulative)
If you hover over a cell for a given influencer and year, you will get a tooltip with the number of donees and the number of donations.
For the meaning of “classified” and “unclassified”, see the page clarifying this.
|Influencer||Number of donations||Number of donees||Total||2016||2015|
Graph of spending by influencer and year (incremental, not cumulative)
Graph of spending by influencer and year (cumulative)
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|Donee||Amount (current USD)||Donation date||Cause area||URL||Influencer||Notes|
|Against Malaria Foundation||12,650.00||Global health/malaria||http://haseebq.com/2016-donations-and-some-thoughts/||GiveWell||Highlighted rock-solid work at saving lives and the need to spend on surefire things in addition to speculative investments.|
|Rethink Charity||12,650.00||Effective altruism/movement growth||http://haseebq.com/2016-donations-and-some-thoughts/||--||Highlighted its projects including the Effective Altruism Forum.|
|80000 Hours||25,300.00||Effective altruism/movement growth||http://haseebq.com/2016-donations-and-some-thoughts/||--||Highlighted impact potential, significant growth, and personal anecdote of how it influenced the author.|
|Against Malaria Foundation||5,300.00||Global health/malaria||http://haseebq.com/my-first-year-earning-to-give-a-retrospective/||GiveWell||Highlighted low-cost bednets and GiveWell recommendation.|
|Rethink Charity||5,300.00||Effective altruism/movement growth||http://haseebq.com/my-first-year-earning-to-give-a-retrospective/||GiveWell||Highlighted work creating EA Forum and EA Hub and new project of LEAN.|
|Centre for Effective Altruism||10,600.00||Effective altruism/movement growth||http://haseebq.com/my-first-year-earning-to-give-a-retrospective/||GiveWell||Money was for the EA Outreach team run by Kerry Vaughan and Tyler Alterman, that was responsible for running EA Global.|
The following table uses the Jaccard index and cosine similarity to compare the similarity of donors. We are showing the top 16 donors by the Jaccard index because we show up to 30 donors and show only donors with at least one donee in common.
|Donor||Number of distinct donees||Number of donees in common (intersection)||Union size||Jaccard similarity||Cosine similarity||Weighted cosine similarity|
|GiveWell discretionary regranting||2||1||5||0.2||0.3536||0.4073|
|Jeff Kaufman and Julia Wise||15||3||16||0.1875||0.3873||0.5407|
|Effective Altruism Funds||11||1||14||0.0714||0.1508||0.4692|
|Good Ventures/GiveWell top and standout charities||18||1||21||0.0476||0.1179||0.2981|
|Open Philanthropy Project||166||2||168||0.0119||0.0776||0.0343|