Give a man a fish, he eats for a day. But if you lobby for better fishing policy…

A charity focused on cost-effective giving is shifting its sights toward influencing policy.

Charity evaluator GiveWell recently announced that it’s more than doubling the size of its research team to try to find more cost-effective programs. But its revised approach involves increased attention to something relatively new for GiveWell: policy-oriented philanthropy.

In a blog post announcing the change, the organization said it would be researching new, more complex ways to measure how to do good in the hopes of finding even more promising opportunities. Full Vox Article