Global Community & Chapters
Effective Altruism (EA) has a global community of people who care about making "doing good" a part of our lives. On top of that, we want to be as effective as we possibly can.
Giving What We Can (GWWC) Pledge
Globally, there are more than 3,000 Giving What We Can pledgers, who have made a commitment to donate to the charities that will have the biggest impact. This is one action that people can take to concretely make a difference in others' lives.
EA organisations are characteristic in using evidence and reason in order to find the best ways to improve the world. They are part of the Effective Altruism (EA) movement.
Most of these organisations are based in Oxford, UK and San Francisco bay area, USA - two places that are considered as the hubs of EA.
Fosters projects which use evidence and analysis to help others as much as possible.
A community of people who have pledged to donate 10% of their income to the most effective charities.
Provides careers advice service for talented young people to help them have a high social impact.
Raises awareness of extreme poverty and encourages effective giving.
Finds outstanding giving opportunities to help donors decide where to give.
Applies scientific principles to doing good and make it easy for people to give to evidence-based charities.
Supports classes and extracurricular clubs dedicated to exploring how students can achieve the greatest positive impact on the world, inspiring students to rethink the whole concept of giving.
Supports a network of Local EA Groups who organise meetups, lectures, film screenings, fundraising events, workathons and more, each with the aim of introducing EA to more people.
Provides funding to help humanity thrive.
Makes grants and researches how to accomplish as much good as possible with our giving.
Legally binding pledges by tech startup founders, who want to commit to donating at least 2% of their personal proceeds upon exit of their company to charity.
Finds and promotes the most effective ways to help animals.
Helps animal advocates identify effective strategies through research and works directly with organizations to help them measure and improve impact.
Runs workshops to teach rationality and research the best ways to spread rational decision-making.
Researches questions that are critically important for humanity’s future.
Researches foundational mathematics to ensure smarter-than-human artificial intelligence has a positive impact.
EA Chinese are a group of EA chapters in Hong Kong, Taiwan & Shanghai. They reach out and engage with the Chinese-language members who are interested in EA.