GiveWell

Oakland, CA   |  http://www.givewell.org

Mission

GiveWell is a nonprofit dedicated to finding outstanding giving opportunities and publishing the full details of our analysis to help donors decide where to give.

Unlike charity evaluators that focus solely on financials, assessing administrative or fundraising costs, we conduct in-depth research aiming to determine how much good a given program accomplishes (in terms of lives saved, lives improved, etc.) per dollar spent. Rather than trying to rate as many charities as possible, GiveWell focuses on the few charities that stand out most in order to find and confidently recommend high-impact giving opportunities.

Ruling year info

2007

Co-Founder and Executive Director

Mr. Elie Hassenfeld

Main address

1714 Franklin St 100335

Oakland, CA 94612-3409 USA

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EIN

20-8625442

NTEE code info

Public Foundations (T30)

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Financials

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GiveWell

Board of directors
as of 12/18/2019
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Timothy Ogden

Tim Ogden

Sona Partners

Holden Karnofsky

Open Philanthropy Project

Elie Hassenfeld

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