List of organizations

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Organisations that identify as 'effective altruist'

See also Comparison of organisations, which gives budget figures.

Other Organizations Associated with Effective Altruism

Effective direct charities

Direct charities are those which conduct programs which help people or animals in relatively direct ways, as opposed to meta charities, which typically move resources to direct charities. There is a range of opinions within effective altruism, but popular causes areas include global poverty, animal welfare and existential risk.

According to GiveWell (as of December 2014), the most cost-effective direct charities include:

GiveWell also recommends the following as "standout charities":

Giving What We Can also recommends:

The Life You Can Save also has several recommendations. Charity Science recommends following GiveWell's picks.

In the domain of animal welfare, Animal Charity Evaluators recommends the following as "top charities" (as of December 2014):

And they also recommend the following as "standout charities":

For an older (2012) and less rigorous review of animal charities, see Effectiveness of animal charities.