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- Breaking the hunger cycle for the price of a bus ticket
- Why are there so many charities?
- Don’t spread the love with your Christmas charity giving
- How we could can impact measurement more useful
- What makes philanthropy succeed? – potentially revealing analysis
- When charitable donations cost more than they give
- Creating a sector-wide research agenda: Industrial Farm Animal Production
- What is evidence-based giving and why does it matter?
- Avoiding waste in medical research
- What would have happened otherwise?
- The evidence system in the mental health charity sector
- Why do so few charities have their meetings in public?
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Category Archives: Analysing giving
Giving Evidence’s purpose is improving the effectiveness of charitable giving and charitable work by improving the quality of evidence on which they are based. The changes that we need are very analogous to changes which happened in medicine, in terms of … Continue reading
This was first published by Third Sector, in Caroline Fiennes’ regular column. It sounds pretty good – a programme that aims to break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy by improving the educational opportunities of low-income families through early childhood … Continue reading
This article was first published by the Social Impact Analysts Association. Some skiers are better than others. Some singers are better than others. The same for teaching, nursing and curling. So it seems reasonable to suppose that some people are … Continue reading
This was first published by the Huffington Post. 100 years old this year, The Rockefeller Foundation likes to tell the tale of its founders’ responsiveness and foresight: ‘When a young Albert Einstein sent a request for $500 to John D. Rockefeller’s top … Continue reading
This article was first published by Philanthropy Impact magazine. Many fundraisers tell us that donors give more if a match is available, that is, somebody else will also give if, and only if, they give. Fundraisers’ confidence is based largely … Continue reading
Answer: In a way that aligns the advisor’s incentives with those of the beneficiary. But which way does that? Along with many others, I’m often asked to advise donors about finding good charities to support and/or strategies to make their … Continue reading