Interesting Read: Grant to Evidence Action Beta

In July of 2018, Evidence Action Beta received a GiveWell Incubation Grant of $5,069,866 to create a dedicated portfolio within its incubator focused on GiveWell-aligned interventions and to provide cross-cutting support to the incubator: https://www.givewell.org/research/incubation-grants/july-

from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/5esXnKk6KaU/AmuZ1V1DCAAJ

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Interesting Read: Update to Helen Keller International’s vitamin A supplementation program review

We updated the “What do they do?” section of our review of Helen Keller International’s vitamin A supplementation program: https://www.givewell.org/charities/helen-keller-international#What_do_they_do . — Erin Wolff http://www.GiveWell.org

from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/ry68R3mv73k/7JdrOn5CCAAJ

Interesting Read: Conversation with Arjun Pant and Grace Morgan of Evidence Action about the progress and plans of its Dispensers for Safe Water program

http://files.givewell.org/files/conversations/Arjun_Pant_Grace_Morgan_06-20-18_(public).pdf GiveWell spoke with Mr. Pant and Ms. Morgan of Evidence Action as part of its investigation into Evidence Action’s Dispensers for Safe Water (DSW) program’s progress and future plans. DSW is a GiveWell

from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/HhoSqO5XZoE/OQZgyf0sCAAJ

Interesting Read: Conversation with Heidi McAnnally-Linz and Bethany Park of Innovations for Poverty Action about influencing developing country policy

http://files.givewell.org/files/conversations/IPA_02-27-18_(public).pdf GiveWell spoke with Ms. Park and Ms. McAnnally-Linz of Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) as part of its investigation into opportunities to influence developing country policy. Conversation topics included IPA’s current

from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/awvXhXI37Xk/AOQDDm4rCAAJ

Daily News Roundup: Airbnb to Help People Displaced by Hurricane Florence Find Places to Stay

The company has activated its “response tool” so hosts can open their homes to people who have been evacuated and relief workers. Plus, St. John’s College has a philanthropy-centered plan to cut tuition; the president of Texas Tech talks about the loss of a $10 million gift; tech entrepreneurs are trying to make money while helping people do things like make down payments on new homes; and much more about big donors, philanthropy and government, and cultural groups.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Airbnb-to/244506

Daily News Roundup: Amherst Gets Anonymous $50 Million Donation

Also, a $50 million gift to Saint Louis University has sparked controversy because under the agreement, the donor would have a say in who was hired to run a center for applied economic research; and the Gates Foundation has given $20.5 million to Johns Hopkins to study sexual-health issues for young people. Plus, a look at Jeff Bezos’s giving so far and what he might do in the future; and other articles about giving and nonprofits and the law and more.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Amherst/244484