Peter Singer has announced an online giving game to allow participants to decide which charities will benefit from sales of The Most Good You Can Do. This is being announced in social media to Peter's and The Life You Can Save's readers, but it could be useful to provide a few details here for anyone here who might be able to spread the word further.
Members of the public will determine how $10,000 will be split among a (pre-nominated) group of charities. (He’s donating the rest of his royalties as well, but $10,000 was allocated to the game.) The goal of this is to encourage people to think more carefully about where they donate their money and to call attention to the effective altruism movement.
The charities included in the giving game were selected by The Life You Can Save, so participants are selecting among sixteen charities, aimed at different causes (global poverty, global catastrophic risk, animal welfare, and meta-charity). Each participant selects a cause, learns a little about the overall cause, reads about any selections among the four charities representing that cause, and then submits a vote. The money will be divided up proportionally to votes cast.
The URL for the game is: http://www.mostgoodyoucando.com/the-movement/
Full list of charities available to select:
Against Malaria Foundation (AMF)
Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI)
Mercy For Animals (MFA)
The Humane League
Humane Society of the United States
The Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI)
The Life You Can Save
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)
Animal Charity Evaluators (ACE)