Willam MacAskill money moved

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Table of contents

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

Title (URL linked)Publication dateAuthorPublisherAffected donorsAffected doneesDocument scopeNotes
Earning to Give vs. Altruistic Career Choice Revisited2013-06-01Jonah Sinick Jonah Sinick Willam MacAskill Eliezer Yudkowsky Against Malaria Foundation Machine Intelligence Research Institute GiveWell top charities Miscellaneous commentaryJonah Sinick gives a number of arguments against the view that earning to give is likely to be the most socially valuable path. For contrast, he considers direct work in nonprofits and in other high-impact careers. He talks about the value of direct feedback and the significant difference between what a skilled person and a less skilled person can accomplish with direct work. Sinick draws extensively on his experience working at GiveWell where he evaluated the cost-effectiveness of charities

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

DonorDoneeAmount (current USD)Donation dateCause areaURLNotes
Open PhilanthropyThe Center for Election Science1,800,000.002019-02Politicshttps://www.openphilanthropy.org/giving/grants/the-center-for-election-science-general-support-2019 Grantee is a US-based nonprofit that promotes alternative voting methods to plurality voting. The grant is a renewal of December 2017 support https://www.openphilanthropy.org/giving/grants/the-center-for-election-science-general-support which allowed the grantee to organize a ballot initiative for approval voting https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2018/11/15/18092206/midterm-elections-vote-fargo-approval-voting-ranked-choice that was adopted by Fargo, North Dakota. The renewal is intended to help CES scale up its operations and replicate ballot initiatives for approval voting in other cities. Announced: 2019-03-01.

Donation amounts by donee and year

Donee Donors influenced Cause area Metadata Total 2019
The Center for Election Science Open Philanthropy (filter this donor) 1,800,000.00 1,800,000.00
Total ---- -- 1,800,000.00 1,800,000.00

Skipping spending graph as there is fewer than one year’s worth of donations.

Donation amounts by donor and year for influencer Willam MacAskill

Donor Donees Total 2019
Open Philanthropy (filter this donee) The Center for Election Science (filter this donee) 1,800,000.00 1,800,000.00
Total -- 1,800,000.00 1,800,000.00

Skipping spending graph as there is fewer than one year’s worth of donations.