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brunoparga comments on Announcing the 2017 donor lottery - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: brunoparga 16 December 2017 01:03:36AM 2 points [-]

This isn't a commitment, but, just as a curiosity: does the CEA take cryptocurrency?

Comment author: SamDeere 16 December 2017 07:46:43AM 2 points [-]

Yes, we can take donations in cryptocurrency (it's worth noting that donating appreciated assets can have tax advantages over converting and donating in fiat). We're in the process of figuring out a solution that allows you to do this directly via the website, but for now if you want to donate in crypto please email lottery[at]effectivealtruism[dot]org and we can discuss

Comment author: Carl_Shulman 16 December 2017 05:38:36PM 2 points [-]

Maybe mention that on the site? There are a lot of crypto donations happening now.

Comment author: SamDeere 17 December 2017 09:03:17AM 2 points [-]

Agreed — I'll get this updated early next week

Comment author: SamDeere 21 December 2017 10:23:33PM 1 point [-]

An update on this: Cryptocurrency donations are now live on the site, so you can now enter the lottery (or make a regular donation to EA Funds) using BTC, ETH and LTC