Roman’s charity marathon for a better world

Roman Romanovsky, who first got in touch with REG at an EPT stop a couple of years ago, had already initiated a charity marathon in 2015, when he grinded for more than four months and ultimately donated $18,500 to highly effective charities such as the Against Malaria Foundation, GiveWell’s top recommended charity, and the Machine Intelligence Research […]

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REG Semiannual Report S1 2016

This is the semiannual report detailing all money moved by REG. As always, it’s intended to create transparency about where REG donations are allocated. In the first half of 2016, REG supporters donated a total of $301,847 [1] to highly effective charities. The exact allocation of all (i.e., restricted and unrestricted) donations is shown in the […]

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“Fuzzies” from charitable acts: A reply to Daniel Negreanu

In a recent interview with Calvin Ayre’s Lee Davy, poker legend Daniel Negreanu brings up a very important point about the good feeling and emotional connection (“fuzzies”) one gets from helping others. When comparing giving $500 to buy anti-malaria bednets vs. funding a school trip for a particular person, he states: “There is something about […]

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Annual REG Transparency Report 2015

This is REG’s second annual transparency report (2014 report), intended to create transparency about where REG donations went in 2015, and how money raised for effective charities relates to money spent on REG operations. In 2015, REG donors gave an overall amount of  $597,820 to effective charities, while REG’s expenses amounted to a total of […]

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#SCOOP4Charity

Raising for Effective Giving is running the #SCOOP4Charity fundraiser to raise money for the most effective charities and to spread effective giving among the online community. The Final Table Pledge By taking the Final Table Pledge, players commit to giving 3% or more of their final table cashes to highly cost-effective charities. These charities have […]

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REG is hiring: Join our team!

Raising for Effective Giving (REG) promotes effective giving among specific high-impact communities. REG is best known for its work in the professional poker community, where it has raised more than $1,000,000 for high impact charities so far. Now, REG is expanding into the financial sector, and potentially other areas. We’re looking for a Director of Growth […]

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REG has officially raised $1,000,000 for highly effective charities!

We are very happy to announce that REG has officially raised $1,000,000 from our supporters and directed these funds to highly effective causes. We reached this milestone just before the end of 2015, and with the publication of our latest transparency report, it’s official. How we reached this milestone REG was started by a core […]

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Report on money moved S2 2015

This is the semiannual report detailing all money moved by REG. As always, it’s intended to create transparency about where REG donations are allocated. In the second half of 2015, REG supporters donated a total of $382,755 to highly effective charities! What happened in S2 2015 Here are some highlights of  what’s happened from July to […]

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REG: Plans and fundraiser for 2016

Raising for Effective Giving (REG) is a “meta-charity” that promotes donating part of one’s earnings to highly effective charities. Pursuing a rational, quantitative and impact-oriented approach to helping others, REG targets industries such as poker, where people are likely to share the same mindset. We hope to add several full-time equivalents to our team in order […]

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Join our team

Raising for Effective Giving (REG) promotes effective giving among specific communities. REG is best known for its work in the professional poker community, where it raised more than $750,000 for high impact charities so far. Now, REG is expanding into other industries, such as Daily Fantasy Sports, and potentially other areas, such as professional gaming. […]

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REG report on money moved Q2 2015

This is the second quarterly report in 2015 about money moved by REG, which is intended to create transparency about where exactly REG donations went. Such a report is regularly published within a few weeks after the end of every quarterly REG donation period. What happened in Q2 2015 Some of the highlights from Q2 […]

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