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Comment author: Giles 10 February 2017 06:48:50AM 6 points [-]

This is great!! Pretty sure I'd be giving more if it felt more like a coordinated effort and less like I have to guess who needs the money this time.

I guess my only concern is: how to keep donors engaged with what's going on? It's not that I wouldn't trust the fund managers, it's more that I wouldn't trust myself to bother researching and contributing to discussions if donating became as convenient as choosing one box out of 4.

Comment author: Kerry_Vaughan 10 February 2017 11:38:47PM 1 point [-]

We plan to have some reporting requirements from fund managers although we don't yet know how much. What would you be interesting in seeing?

Comment author: Daniel_Eth 10 February 2017 07:41:56AM 0 points [-]

I'm assuming people who donated to the fund would get periodic notifications about where the money's being used.

Comment author: Giles 10 February 2017 11:29:59PM 1 point [-]

That's great, but the less actively I'm involved in the process the more likely I am to just ignore it. That might just be me though.