Websites

The organisations here are affiliated with Effective Altruism (EA).

Information on these websites are characteristic in using the approach of evidence and reason, in order to find some of the best ways to help improve the world. 

 

 

|·| Career Advice |·| Charity Evaluation/Effectiveness |·| Effective Giving/Philanthropy |·|
|·|
Students |·| Long Term Future & AI Safety Research |·| Animal Welfare |·|
|·| EA Movement / Community Building |·| Rationality |·|

 
 

Career Advice

 
 
 

80,000 Hours (80K)

Research into how to do the most good with your career, to have a higher social impact.

 
 

Charity Evaluation / Effectiveness

 
 
 

GiveWell

Evaluates charities and conducts in-depth analysis of the best giving opportunities in global health and development.

 
 
 

Animal Charity Evaluator (ACE)

Working out how to most effectively improve animal welfare.

 
 
 

Charity Science Entrepreneurship

Assessing ideas for new high impact charities, and helping to bring them into existence, running an incubation program to support founders.

 
 
 

Impactmatters

Evaluates nonprofits for impact reporting, providing donors with information about how to maximise their impact.

 
 

Effective Giving / Philanthropy

 
 
 

Giving What We Can (GWWC)

A community of people who have made a commitment to donate 10% of their income to the charities that they think do the most good.

Globally, there are more than 3,000 Giving What We Can pledgers, including 10+ in Singapore.

 
 
 

The Life You Can Save (TLYCS)

Raises awareness and support interventions proven to reduce suffering and premature death, and to improve lives and livelihoods for people living in extreme poverty (less than $1.90 per day). Provides charity recommendations based on their effectiveness and evidence, ensuring that donations have the greatest impact possible.

 
 
 

Open Philanthropy Project (OPP)

Makes grants and researches how to accomplish as much good as possible with their giving, including up to billions of dollars worth of philanthropy.

 
 
 

Founders’ Pledge

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. 

 
 

Students

 
 
 

One for the World

Helps students and young professionals donate to the world's most effective charities to fight extreme poverty.

 
 
 

Students for High Impact Charity (SHIC)

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. 

 
 

Long Term Future & AI Safety Research

 
 
 

The Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER)

Studying how to mitigate risks of human extinction or civilisational collapse.

 
 
 

Future of Humanity Institute (FHI)

An academic institute focused on understanding how to improve the long-term future.

 
 
 

Foundational Research Institute

Research into how to cooperatively and effectively reduce involuntary suffering.

 
 
 

Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI)

Foundational mathematical research to ensure that smarter-than-human artificial intelligence has a positive impact.

 
 
 

Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI)

Interdisciplinary research on how we can make the best of the opportunities of artificial intelligence.

 
 
 

Global Priorities Institute (GPI)

Conducts foundational research that informs the decision-making of individuals and institutions seeking to do as much good as possible. Prioritises topics which are important, neglected, and tractable, and use the tools of multiple disciplines in academia, especially philosophy and economics, to explore the issues at stake.

 
 
 

Forethought Foundation for Global Priorities Research

Aims to promote academic work that addresses the question of how to use our scarce resources to improve the world by as much as possible. Especially interested in the idea that the primary determinant of the value of our actions today is how those actions influence the very long-run future.

 
 

Animal Welfare

 
 
 

Sentience Institute

A think tank which explores the most effective strategies to expand humanity’s moral circle.

 
 
 

The Good Food Institute (GFI)

Working to transform the animal agriculture industry by promoting the development of competitive alternatives to animal-based meat, dairy, and eggs. They provide business, legal, scientific, and strategic guidance for plant-based and cellular agriculture companies, and they engage in policy work (regulatory and statutory) to level the playing field for plant-based and cellular products in the wider marketplace.

 
 
 

Faunalytics

Hosts the world's biggest library of research about animals and animal advocacy issues. Helps animal advocates identify effective strategies through research and works directly with organisations to help them measure and improve impact.

 
 
 

Wild-Animal Suffering Research

Research and advocacy aimed at identifying effective interventions to improve the wellbeing of wild animals.

 
 

EA Movement / Community Building

 
 
 

Centre for Effective Altruism

Fosters projects which use evidence and analysis to help others as much as possible.

 
 
 

Local Effective Altruism Network (LEAN)

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.

 
 
 

EA Forum

The main forum for Effective Altruism (EA) research, discussion and community updates.

 
 

Rationality

 
 
 

Clearer Thinking

Offers free, online training programs to improve your decision making and sharpen your reasoning.

 
 
 

CFAR

Runs workshops to teach rationality and research the best ways to spread rational decision-making.

 
 
 

LessWrong

A community blog and forum focused on discussion of cognitive biases, philosophy, psychology, economics, rationality, and artificial intelligence, among other topics