For the sixth year, I remain committed to using at least 10% of what income I earn to support the organizations that I think best make the universe a better place, and to talking about it on this blog. Here are my thoughts at the end of 2019.
These specific organizations I'm supporting are, in relative terms, mostly unchanged from 2018. The biggest changes are:
- Marginally more saving / investing for later donation opportunities (including the potential for political contributions in 2020).
- Marginally less donor lottery.
- The Good Food Institute replacing The Humane League.
note: I'm still working on some parts of this post with more details about these organizations and my thoughts, but wanted to get an early version out in case it was helpful to others making donation decisions before year-end. Watch this space for updates, maybe.
Compared to years past, I spent relatively more time thinking about donations this year. This reflects a few things:
- I'll be giving more as my income grows and my personal