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Thinkers and doers: introducing our new Head of Research

In 2017 we focussed on learning how to give effectively. This year we want to make sure that we are not only critical thinkers, but also doers. In this pursuit we have hired Vera Schölmerich as Head of Research starting February 2018. Sharing high-impact opportunities Vera’s responsibility will be two-fold. Firstly, she will coordinate, update [...]

By | 2018-02-16T20:17:57+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Featured, News|Comments Off on Thinkers and doers: introducing our new Head of Research

Using Benchmarks to increase your effectiveness

“Even in what seem like “unquantifiable” areas like political change and disaster prevention, we can still think rigorously, in an evidence-based manner, about how good those activities are. We just need to assess the chances of success and how good success will be if it happens. This, of course, is very difficult to do, but [...]

By | 2018-06-08T13:37:30+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Articles, Featured|Comments Off on Using Benchmarks to increase your effectiveness

Sinterklaas is a foolish philanthropist

A day before his official birthday, Kellie Liket wrote a column about why Sinterklaas, a generous Dutch figure based on Saint Nicholas, patron saint of children, who according to the legend brings lots of presents every year for Dutch children, acts as a foolish philanthropist according to her children. It was published on 4 December [...]

By | 2018-02-16T20:18:09+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Featured, News|Comments Off on Sinterklaas is a foolish philanthropist

“Now I feel I am making a real difference”

    In this FD Persoonlijk (Dutch Financial Times) feature Effective Giving co-founder Robert Boogaard speaks about the journey with Jazi Foundation and Effective Giving. (read the article in Dutch below or the original here >>)       […]

By | 2018-01-29T04:07:37+00:00 December 1st, 2017|News|Comments Off on “Now I feel I am making a real difference”