Where are you donating this year, and why? (Open thread)

Share where you donated or plan to donate in 2023 and why!

See also: How would your project use extra funding? and Winners in the Forum’s Donation Election (2023)

I encourage you to share regardless of how small or large a donation you’re making, and you shouldn’t feel obliged to share the amount that you’re donating.

You can share as much or as little detail as you want (anything from 1 sentence simply describing where you’re giving, to multiple pages explaining your decision process and key considerations). You can also clarify whether you’re interested in feedback or follow-up questions or not.

And if you have thoughts or feedback on someone else’s donation plans, I’d encourage you to share that in a reply to their “answer”, unless the person indicated they don’t want that. (But remember to be respectful and kind while doing this! See also supportive scepticism.)

Why commenting on this post might be useful:

  • You might get useful feedback on your donation plan

  • Readers might form better donation plans by learning about donation options you’re considering, seeing your reasoning, etc.

  • Commenting or reading might help you/​other people become or stay inspired to give (and to give effectively)


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