Michael Levine donations made (filtered to cause areas matching Cash transfers)

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Basic donor information

We do not have any donor information for the donor Michael Levine in our system.

Donor donation statistics

Cause areaCountMedianMeanMinimum10th percentile 20th percentile 30th percentile 40th percentile 50th percentile 60th percentile 70th percentile 80th percentile 90th percentile Maximum
Overall 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cash transfers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Donation amounts by cause area and year

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
Cash transfers (filter this donor) 1 1 0.00
Total 1 1 0.00

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Donation amounts by subcause area and year

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Donation amounts by donee and year

Donee Cause area Metadata Total
GiveDirectly (filter this donor) Cash transfers FB Tw WP Site GW 0.00
Total -- -- 0.00

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Donation amounts by influencer and year

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Donation amounts by disclosures and year

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Donation amounts by country and year

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Full list of documents in reverse chronological order (1 documents)

Title (URL linked)Publication dateAuthorPublisherAffected donorsAffected doneesDocument scopeCause areaNotes
Staff Members’ Personal Donations for Giving Season 20172017-12-18Holden Karnofsky Open Philanthropy ProjectHolden Karnofsky Alexander Berger Nick Beckstead Helen Toner Claire Zabel Lewis Bollard Ajeya Cotra Morgan Davis Michael Levine GiveWell top charities GiveWell GiveDirectly EA Giving Group Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative Effective Altruism Funds Sentience Institute Encompass The Humane League The Good Food Institute Mercy For Animals Compassion in World Farming USA Animal Equality Donor lottery Against Malaria Foundation GiveDirectly Periodic donation list documentationOpen Philanthropy Project staff members describe where they are donating this year, and the considerations that went into the donation decision. By policy, amounts are not disclosed. This is the first standalone blog post of this sort by the Open Philanthropy Project; in previous years, the corresponding donations were documented in the GiveWell staff members donation post

Full list of donations in reverse chronological order (1 donations)

DoneeAmount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 1)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
GiveDirectly----2017-12-18Cash transfershttps://www.openphilanthropy.org/blog/staff-members-personal-donations-giving-season-2017#MikeGiveWell Donation of 30% to GiveDirectly, which deviates from the GiveWell recommendation for people who want to directly donate to GiveWell top charities (70% to Against Malaria Foundation, 30% to Schistosomiasis Control Initiative) because, as donor states: "I see value in having direct cash transfers serve as a benchmark for other interventions, and in part because I want to signal my excitement about GiveDirectly’s new universal basic income project, even if my contribution will not meaningfully advance that specific work.". Percentage of total donor spend in the corresponding batch of donations: 100.00%.

Similarity to other donors

The following table uses the Jaccard index and cosine similarity to compare the similarity of donors. We are showing the top 30 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
Oliver Base 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Jacob Steinhardt 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Jason Harner 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Jay Feldman 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Josh Rosenberg 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Kyle Lackinger 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Lovkush Agarwal 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Luca Masters 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Luke Freeman 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Marius Hobbhahn 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Matt Reardon 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Matthew Dahlhausen 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Max Broad 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Michael Sesser 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Michelle Taylor 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Nick Brown 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Jacob Falkovich 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Peter Hurford 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Peter O'Brien 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Rebecca Raible 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Richard Clarke 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Robert Flatow 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Samuel Hilton 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Sophia Cyna 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Sophie Monahan 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Steve Merrick 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Tessa Alexanian 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Tom Lucena 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Vidur Kapur 1 1 1 1.0000 1
Vipul Naik 1 1 1 1.0000 1