Impact of donations to food-related charities illustrated in online guide (The Daily Pennsylvanian)

The Food Funder Compass will help donors direct their funds to causes like obesity, hunger

By San Le · July 24, 2013, 10:11 pm

Penn’s newly released online food guide will help donors “navigate” various existing food charities.

The Food Funder Compass — which was released by the University’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy last week — will provide information to members of the public on how they can contribute their money to food-related charities in a way that will create the greatest impact.

The Compass is one of Penn’s many free online guides dedicated to help donors answer the question: “How do I do the most good with the most money I have?”

CHIP’s Director of Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives Carra Cote-Ackah said that the idea sprouted from several local funders who aimed to clarify approaches to food-related issues — referred to as “the food space.”

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