Consolidated list of meaningful donation choices, based on my research.
Helping people get government benefits; given massive unemployment situation.
Helping front-line health care workers get proper safety equipment.
Shortage in safety equipment is mind boggling right now.
Group of Ireland designers, engineers, biotech experts, etc. collaborating to build cheap, open-source ventilators.
Consolidated list for volunteering help rather than a donation
The team finished mapping the coronavirus genome and identified existing drugs that could potentially protect against COVID-19. They aren’t officially open for donations yet, but I would bet my money here.
Restaurant Worker’s Relief Fund
10% of the U.S workforce. Also one of the most vulnerable at this time. Most are likely to not have any health insurance.
Marginal Revolution Prize Grant
Just email Tyler Cowen directly.
Funding for low-income, most vulnerable group.
Very direct family help for people experiencing the Covid-19 in the most extreme ways.
WHO Covid-19 Fund
WHO solidarity response fund.