Donate to highly effective charities

You can donate to many high-impact charities and funds using Giving What We Can.

Animal Welfare Fund Giving Season Match

During the 2021 Giving Season, a generous donor is offering up to $200,000 to match to donations to the Animal Welfare Fund.

The Good Food Institute

The Good Food Institute (GFI) is a nonprofit think tank working to make the global food system better for the planet, people, and animals. 

The Humane League

The Humane League exists to end the abuse of animals raised for food.


ProVeg is a global food awareness organisation with the mission to reduce global animal consumption by 50% by the year 2040.

Charity Entrepreneurship

Charity Entrepreneurship is a research and training program that incubates multiple effective charities annually.

Credence Institute (AAA)

Credence Institute is a South African organisation constituted of a diverse group of individuals with a shared purpose: advancing the interests of animals.

Evidence Action (Deworm the World Initiative)

Deworm the World Initiative helps governments launch, scale and sustain school-based deworming programs - freeing children from worm infection and enabling them to attend school more regularly.

80,000 Hours

80,000 Hours provides research and support to help people switch into careers that effectively tackle the world’s most pressing problems.

Against Malaria Foundation

AMF helps protect people from malaria. They fund anti-malaria nets, specifically long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs), and works with distribution partners to ensure they are used.

Suvita (previously Charity Science Health)

Suvita implements rigorously tested solutions to increase the uptake of vaccinations in India.

Rethink Priorities

Rethink Priorities researches animal welfare, longtermism, and the Effective Altruism community to inform charitable decision-making and identify the most effective ways to create a better world.

SCI Foundation

SCI Foundation aims to improve the health of the most marginalised people by supporting Sub-Saharan African governments with sustainable, cost-effective programmes against parasitic worm infections.

Fish Welfare Initiative

Fish Welfare Initiative is an international nonprofit dedicated to reducing the suffering of fish.

Evidence Action (Dispensers for Safe Water)

Dispensers for Safe Water is a cost-effective solution that delivers free and reliable safe water access to nearly 4 million people living in rural Kenya, Uganda, and Malawi.

Sanku (Project Healthy Children)

Sanku combats hunger and saves lives by giving small mills the tools to fortify maize flour, an East African staple, so that every meal consumed by every mother & child contains vital nutrients.

Iodine Global Network

IGN’s goal is to protect children from IQ loss from iodine deficiency, and allow them to learn better and live better lives, through a safe, effective and affordable solution: iodized salt.

Clean Air Task Force

Clean Air Task Force works to safeguard against the worst impacts of climate change, catalyzing the rapid global development, deployment of low-carbon energy and other climate-protecting technologies.

Nuclear Threat Initiative: Biosecurity

The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) is a global security organization focused on reducing nuclear and biological threats imperiling humanity

Animal Charity Evaluators

Animal Charity Evaluators is dedicated to finding and promoting the most effective ways to help animals and with evidence-based research helps donors, volunteers, and advocates affect positive change.

Happier Lives Institute

The Happier Lives Institute (HLI) is a nonprofit research organisation searching for the most effective ways to measure and increase global well-being


Sightsavers’ GiveWell recommended programs distribute treatments to children in sub-Saharan Africa, for two neglected tropical diseases.

New Incentives

New Incentives provides cash transfers to low-income households in Nigeria to increase childhood immunization rates.

GiveWell Maximum Impact Fund

GiveWell searches for the funding opportunities that save or improve lives the most. It intensely vets and recommends a short list of top charities.

Wild Animal Initiative

Wild Animal Initiative supports the growing field of wild animal welfare research: conducts original research, fosters connections between academics, and secures funding for promising projects.

Helen Keller International

Helen Keller International’s Vitamin A Supplementation Program provides essential nutrition to children who are at-risk for vitamin A deficiency — a condition that can lead to blindness and death.

Taimaka Project

The Taimaka Project works to end seasonal hunger and poverty among smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa by delivering post-harvest loans and improved storage bags to help farmers store crops.

CLR Fund

The CLR Fund mission is to pioneer and promote research and policy efforts to prevent the worst technological risks facing our civilization.

Center on Long-Term Risk

The Center on Long-Term Risk (CLR) aims to identify cooperative and effective strategies to reduce involuntary suffering, with a focus on reducing risks from emerging technologies.

END Fund

The END Fund’s mission is to control and eliminate the most prevalent neglected diseases among the world's poorest and most vulnerable people, to ensure people can live healthy and prosperous lives.

Development Media International (DMI)

Development Media International (DMI) creates evidence-based behaviour change campaigns to improve health and save lives. It delivers campaigns at scale to maximise impact and cost-effectiveness.

Rethink Charity

Rethink Charity elevates the effective altruism community toward greater positive impact through incubating, operating, and funding high-impact projects.


GiveDirectly sends cash directly to people living in poverty. GiveDirectly believes people deserve the dignity to choose for themselves how best to improve their lives — cash enables that choice.

Founders Pledge (Climate Change Fund)

The Founders Pledge Climate Change Fund supports highly-impactful, evidence-based solutions to the “triple challenge” of carbon emissions, air pollution, and energy poverty.


The ALLFED mission is to help make the world’s food supplies resilient to global catastrophes. Its work involves research and alliance building.

Centre for Effective Altruism

The Centre for Effective Altruism's mission is to build a community of students and professionals acting on EA principles, by creating and sustaining high-quality discussion spaces.

Malaria Consortium

Malaria Consortium seeks to improve lives in Africa and Asia through evidence-based programs targeting key health burdens, including neglected tropical diseases, promoting child and maternal health.

Giving What We Can

Giving What We Can supports a growing community of effective givers who have pledged to donate a significant portion of their incomes to highly effective charities

Magnify Mentoring

Magnify Mentorship supports a global community of people who are motivated to have a positive impact with their careers and lives.

Family Empowerment Media (FEM)

Family Empowerment Media reduces maternal deaths and other health burdens due to unintended pregnancies.

Founders Pledge (General fund)

Founders Pledge empowers entrepreneurs to do immense good; it conducts rigorous charity research and advises its members on how to maximise their impact through strategic philanthropy.

Simon Institute for Longterm Governance

SI helps international policymakers govern extreme risks and cooperate with future generations.

Farmed Animal Funders European Animal Welfare Initiative

Supporting projects in the EU promoting stronger animal welfare standards

Animal Advocacy Careers

AAC is an EA-aligned organisation that provides support for individuals and organisations that want to maximise their positive impact for animals.

ACE Movement Grants

ACE Movement Grants funds promising advocacy projects around the globe working to reduce animal suffering. Applications are accepted annually and grants are determined by a review committee.

Charity Entrepreneurship – Incubated Charities

Charity Entrepreneurship is a research and training program that incubates multiple effective charities annually.

Giving What We Can Charity Elections

A charity election is a school-wide event in which high schoolers vote among three charities to decide which will receive up to $2,000 in sponsored funds.

Centre for the Governance of AI (GovAI)

GovAI’s mission is to build a global research community dedicated to helping humanity navigate the transition to a world with advanced AI.

Founders Pledge Patient Philanthropy Fund

The Fund will invest contributions and deploy pooled funds when they are needed most to safeguard and improve the long-term future

Fortify Health

Fortify Health aims to prevent and reduce anaemia at-scale in India by fortifying wheat flour with iron.

Johns Hopkins Center For Health Security

The Center for Health Security advances policy, science and technology to protect people’s health from epidemics and disasters and ensure that communities are resilient to major challenges.

Animal Charity Evaluators: Recommended Charity Fund

The Animal Charity Evaluators (ACE) Recommended Charity Fund supports ACE’s current Top Charities and Standout Charities.

Global Challenges Project

The Global Challenges Project is an organisation that aims to inspire and enable students to pursue high-impact careers.

ACX Grants

ACX Grants aims to fund projects that could make the world a better place, but might not be able to catch the attention of more traditional funders. Overseen by Scott Alexander of Astral Codex Ten

High Impact Athletes

Guiding high-profile athletes towards the most impactful charities and using their platforms to grow the EA movement.


Faunalytics' mission is to empower animal advocates with access to research, analysis, strategies, and messages that maximize their effectiveness to reduce animal suffering.