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Jon_Behar comments on Accomplishments Open Thread - August 2016 - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: Jon_Behar 08 August 2016 09:45:18PM 2 points [-]

I'm very excited about a fundraising campaign I recently started for the Giving Game project! Hitting our target will put the project on firm footing through the end of 2017. We've already found some new supporters, and I hope anyone looking to leverage their giving will check out our proposal.

I'm also feeling proud about a couple of nice recent hat-tips for GG. Gleb wrote a great blog post about using GG to talk to influencers at conferences about effective giving. And the survey of EA group organizers provided some really helpful data illustrating how important GG are to EA groups. They found that GG represent a significant portion of groups' activities, and groups chose GG funding as a favorite resource that could encourage them to do more outreach.

Comment author: Gleb_T  (EA Profile) 12 August 2016 04:59:53AM -1 points [-]

I personally donated to the fundraiser and encourage other folks to do so as well, it's a great cause.