Givewell talks about their mistakes
Wild Woman Fundraising
MARCH 23, 2012
I’ve been watching Givewell for the past couple of years, because I think they’ve been trying to take on a serious issue with accountability and transparency for nonprofits. And right now Guidestar and CharityNavigator do their best, but it takes QUITE a bit of effort simply to catalogue 990 forms of nonprofits, and that never shows the whole picture. So Givewell started smaller. It started simply by saying, Who will give you the most bang for your buck, charity-wise?