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We do not have any donor information for the donor Jed McCaleb in our system.
Full donor page for donor Jed McCaleb
|Donors list page||http://rationality.org/about/top-donors|
|Transparency and financials page||http://rationality.org/about/official-records|
|Donation case page||http://lesswrong.com/lw/n39/why_cfar_the_view_from_2015/|
|Open Philanthropy Project grant review||http://www.openphilanthropy.org/giving/grants/center-applied-rationality-general-support|
|Timelines wiki page||https://timelines.issarice.com/wiki/Timeline_of_Center_for_Applied_Rationality|
|Org Watch page||https://orgwatch.issarice.com/?organization=Center+for+Applied+Rationality|
|Key people||Julia Galef|Anna Salamon|
Full donee page for donee Center for Applied Rationality
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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||Total||2020|
|Rationality improvement (filter this donor)||1||23,000.00||23,000.00|
Skipping spending graph as there is fewer than one year’s worth of donations.
Graph of all donations, showing the timeframe of donations
|Amount (current USD)||Amount rank (out of 1)||Donation date||Cause area||URL||Influencer||Notes|
|23,000.00||1||Rationality improvement||https://survivalandflourishing.fund/sff-2020-h2-recommendations||Survival and Flourishing Fund Oliver Habryka Eric Rogstad||Donation process: Part of the Survival and Flourishing Fund's 2020 H2 grants based on the S-process (simulation process) that "involves allowing the Recommenders and funders to simulate a large number of counterfactual delegation scenarios using a spreadsheet of marginal utility functions. Recommenders specified marginal utility functions for funding each application, and adjusted those functions through discussions with each other as the round progressed. Similarly, funders specified and adjusted different utility functions for deferring to each Recommender. In this round, the process also allowed the funders to make some final adjustments to decide on their final intended grant amounts."
Intended use of funds (category): Organizational general support
Donor reason for donating at this time (rather than earlier or later): Timing determined by timing of grant round; this is SFF's fourth grant round. Grants to CFAR had been made in the first two grant rounds but not the third one.
Other notes: The grant round also includes grants from the Survival and Flourishing Fund ($212,000) and Jaan Tallinn ($19,000) to the same grantee (Center for Applied Rationality). Percentage of total donor spend in the corresponding batch of donations: 9.20%.