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Philan­thropy /​ Grant mak­ing (Topic)

TagLast edit: 24 Jan 2023 22:31 UTC by Raemon

Philanthropy is the act of donating money, to try and bring about some goal in the world. On LessWrong, the topic tends to include an assumption of “you are spending money to optimize for a goal, rather than just signal tribal affiliation.

Disambiguation: Effective Altruism is a social movement focused on how to do the most good, which includes how to optimize philanthropic giving. The Effective Altruism tag tends to focus on the social movement, and the philanthropy tag tags to focus on the specific question of “how to optimize the giving of money”

Money: The Unit of Caring

Eliezer Yudkowsky31 Mar 2009 12:35 UTC
210 points
132 comments4 min readLW link

Dis­cus­sion about AI Safety fund­ing (FB tran­script)

Akash30 Apr 2023 19:05 UTC
75 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

Mis­take Ver­sus Con­flict The­ory of Against Billion­aire Philanthropy

Zvi1 Aug 2019 13:10 UTC
36 points
34 comments3 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] If we’re al­ive in 5 years, do you think the fund­ing situ­a­tion will be much bet­ter by then? (With large amounts of gov­ern­ment fund­ing, for ex­am­ple)

kuira13 Aug 2023 16:32 UTC
−2 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

What do Marginal Grants at EAIF Look Like? Fund­ing Pri­ori­ties and Grant­mak­ing Thresh­olds at the EA In­fras­truc­ture Fund

Linch12 Oct 2023 21:40 UTC
20 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Grant-mak­ing in EA should con­sider peer-re­view­ing grant ap­pli­ca­tions along the pub­lic-sec­tor model

Ben Smith24 Jan 2023 15:01 UTC
0 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Dona­tion Dis­cus­sion—al­ter­na­tives to the Against Malaria Foundation

ancientcampus28 Oct 2014 3:00 UTC
6 points
11 comments1 min readLW link

Op­ti­mal Philan­thropy for Hu­man Beings

lukeprog25 Jul 2011 7:27 UTC
49 points
86 comments7 min readLW link

Col­lege Stu­dent Philan­thropy and Fund­ing Mille­nium Villages

Peter Wildeford21 Jun 2013 14:52 UTC
6 points
5 comments6 min readLW link

A $10k retroac­tive grant for VaccinateCA

Austin Chen27 Jul 2023 18:14 UTC
80 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(manifund.org)

Man­i­fund: What we’re fund­ing (weeks 2-4)

Austin Chen4 Aug 2023 16:00 UTC
44 points
2 comments1 min readLW link
(manifund.substack.com)

shar­ing a re­source on LessWrong?

Nicky Antonellis2 Jul 2023 13:54 UTC
1 point
0 comments1 min readLW link
(dharma-gates.org)

Con­sider giv­ing money to peo­ple, not pro­jects or organizations

Nina Rimsky2 Jul 2023 14:33 UTC
72 points
27 comments3 min readLW link
(ninarimsky.substack.com)

Quick pro­posal: De­ci­sion mar­ket re­grantor us­ing man­i­fund (please im­prove)

Nathan Young9 Jul 2023 12:49 UTC
10 points
5 comments5 min readLW link

Grant ap­pli­ca­tions and grand narratives

Elizabeth2 Jul 2023 0:16 UTC
188 points
20 comments6 min readLW link

This might be the last AI Safety Camp

24 Jan 2024 9:33 UTC
178 points
33 comments1 min readLW link
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