Organizations relevant to EA

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Movement-Building
  • Commonwealth Market: Fosters the growth and funding of high-performing, high-impact charities. Provides backend support to Charity Science and .impact projects for now.
  • Effective Altruism Global: Yearly gathering of EA orgs and individuals
  • Giving What We Can: International society dedicated to eliminating extreme poverty
  • .impact: Volunteer network of people working on EA projects
  • Intentional Insights: Promotes EA-style effective giving to a broad audience using research-based modern marketing strategies
  • One for the World: One for the World is a movement at The Wharton School to make effective charitable giving part of our everyday lives
  • Raising for Effective Giving: Community of poker players who aim to have a positive impact on the world
  • Run To Better Days: Annual run and speaks about effective poverty reduction to university and school groups
  • The Life You Can Save: Encourages people to pledge a percentage of their income to reduce poverty and economic inequality
Animal Welfare
Charity Evaluators
  • Animal Charity Evaluators: Researches the effectiveness of interventions to improve animal welfare, including recommending some of the top charities in the area
  • GiveWell: Identifies the world's top giving opportunities
Meta
Astronomical Stakes/Existential Risk
Global Poverty
  • Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-Pal): Network of researchers applying a scientific approach to poverty interventions
  • Against Malaria Foundation: Charity that distributes cost-effective malaria nets - GiveWell #1 recommended charity as of Dec. 2015
  • Deworm the World: Cost-effective intervention to help the 600 million children who are at risk for parasitic worm infection - GiveWell #3 recommended charity as of Dec. 2015
  • Evidence Action: Scales proven interventions that improve the lives of millions.
  • GiveDirectly: Direct cash transfers to the extreme poor - GiveWell #4 recommended charity as of Dec. 2015
  • GiveWell: Identifies the world's top giving opportunities
  • Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA): Discovers and promotes effective solutions to global poverty
  • Giving What We Can: International society dedicated to eliminating extreme poverty
  • Global Priorities Project: Aims to bring new analysis to the problem of how to allocate scarce resources between diverse global priorities such as education, health, enterprise, and future generations
  • Schistosomiasis Control Initiative: Elimates the poverty sustaining and life-threatening effects of schistosomiasis (bilharzia) and intestinal worms - GiveWell #2 recommended charity
  • Run To Better Days: Annual run and speaks about effective poverty reduction to university and school groups
  • The Life You Can Save: Encourages people to pledge a percentage of their income to reduce poverty and economic inequality
  • Wave: Instant, no fee transfers from debit cards to Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania with the best rates.
Science
  • Bayes Impact: A group of practical idealists who believe that applied properly, data can be used to solve the world's biggest problems.
  • Critical Value: Technology to dramatically increase the quality, transparency and speed of psychology research.
Organizations to Participate in
  • .impact: Volunteer network of people working on EA projects
Self Improvement/Eliminating Bias
  • Center for Applied Rationality: Coaches EAs on the science of optimal planning and decision-making
  • ClearerThinking.org: Spreading interest in decision-making and bias avoidance to the general public.
  • Self Spark: Uses behavioral science and emerging technology to upgrade people's effectiveness; also runs EA events
  • Intentional Insights: Provides content for EAs on using science-based strategies to make decisions and reach their goals
Fundraising
Prioritization
  • Animal Charity Evaluators: Researches the effectiveness of interventions to improve animal welfare, including recommending some of the top charities in the area
  • Charity Science: Fundraises for GiveWell-recommended charities, experimenting with different methods for doing so.
  • GiveWell: Identifies the world's top giving opportunities
  • Global Priorities Project: Aims to bring new analysis to the problem of how to allocate scarce resources between diverse global priorities such as education, health, enterprise, and future generations
  • Open Philanthropy Project: Collaboration between Good Ventures and GiveWell to research new potential areas for high-impact philanthropy
Charity Evaluators
  • Animal Charity Evaluators: Researches the effectiveness of interventions to improve animal welfare, including recommending some of the top charities in the area
  • GiveWell: Identifies the world's top giving opportunities

EA organizations which take donations

This list excludes the many direct charities out there, and includes only organizations that self-identify as "effective altruist".