Interesting Read: FAQ About Job Scams Claiming to Be Associated with GiveWell

We have experienced several cases of others falsely claiming to represent GiveWell or “GiveWell Inc.” to job-seekers. We would like to make the public aware of this fraudulent activity: http://www.givewell.org/about/FAQ/scams-claiming-givewell-association. — Catherine Hollander http://www.GiveWell.or

from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/oKDWfF-zdg4/Ea3iBIR_AgAJ

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Daily News Roundup: $350 Million Raised for Storm Relief: Where Will It Go?

Also, help for people most in need in one hurricane-ravaged Florida county is slow to come. In other news, the Obama Foundation’s outreach meeting drew fans and critics; and the value of an Iowa State University gift has grown $52 million in eight months.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-350/241208

Daily News Roundup: J.J. Watt’s $33 Million Haul for Harvey Victims: Where Will It Go?

Also, faith groups play an integral role in disaster recovery in coordination with state and federal agencies, and Time profiles the immigrant billionaire who has made one of the biggest gifts for hurricane relief. In other news, Phillip Morris commits $1 billion for anti-tobacco efforts; mid-Manhattan library gets $55 million; and Chicago’s South and West sides get $40 million.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-JJ/241193

Interesting Read: 2016 audited financial statements

GiveWell recently published its audited financial statements and accompanying report to the audit committee for 2016 to its Official Records page: Clear Fund 2016 audited financial statements (PDF) Clear Fund 2016 report to the audit committee (PDF) http://www.givewell.org/about/official-records

from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/H4lewEbKeEI/NA7ipi3pAQAJ

Interesting Read: Interim intervention report on oral rehydration solution

GiveWell recently published an interim intervention report on oral rehydration solution: http://www.givewell.org/international/technical/programs/oral-rehydration-solution . All of our intervention reports are available at http://www.givewell.org/research/intervention-reports. — Catherine

from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/u8B7PfjVIKw/yZejOxXfAQAJ

Daily News Roundup: $14.5 Million Raised in Star-Studded Benefit for Hurricane Relief

Also, Caribbean survivors of Irma worry they will be forgotten. In other news, George Soros’s foundation has a new acting leader, a billionaire WhatsApp co-founder is starting a foundation, and the Obama Foundation has announced a summit to train young people who want to “change the world.”

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-145/241177