The Charity Experiment is now officially sponsored by the Social Good Fund! Donations made to our charity of the month are 100% tax deductible. Donations made to our operating expenses are also tax deductible. Essentially, our SGF sponsorship allows us to operate (financially) as a 501(c)3 public charity. Cool, right?!Read More
According to climate science expert reports, the rate of man-made climate change is accelerating. As a global community, it is in our best interest to reduce the amount of harmful pollutants that have negative environmental and health effects. In an effort to combat the harmful effects of climate change, The Charity Experiment has nominated Clean Air Task Force (CATF) for our September campaign.Read More
As the final days of warmth draw to a close here in New England, we’d like to take this time to reflect on how far we’ve come since the inception of The Charity Experiment in January of this year. But first—an announcement.Read More
Population Services International (PSI) is a global nonprofit organization focused on the encouragement of healthy behavior and affordability of health products.
PSI has an uncompromising focus on measurable health impact and measures its effect on disease and death—much like a for-profit measures its profits.Read More
GiveDirectly transfers cash to households in developing countries via mobile phone-linked payment services, targeting extremely low-income households.
Direct cash transfers allow families to buy much-needed food and shelter, educate their children, and start small businesses.Read More
Oxfam has a vision of a just world without poverty. They use a combination of rights-based sustainable development programs, public education, campaigns, advocacy, and humanitarian assistance in disasters and conflicts.Read More
Earlier this month, The Economist published an article about this concept, titled Can “effective altruism” maximise the bang for each charitable buck?
Since individual donors comprise the vast majority of the charitable donations (i.e. those who donate money to charity), it is vital that individuals are provided with the greatest amount of verified information and data prior to making a donation to ensure that their money is directed to the most effective organizations in the world.Read More
We've got a subscription plan for everything—our music, movies, books, makeup, dinner plans, razor blades, and a whole lot more.
We think giving to the best charities in the world should be just as easy as subscribing to Netflix—and now it is. Introducing your subscription to philanthropy.Read More
The Charity Experiment is founded on the concept of "empowered giving." We define empowered giving as "the equipping of charitable donors with the knowledge and ability to donate to the most effective charities in the world."Read More
At The Charity Experiment, we are continuously adjusting our processes and goals to ensure that we remain as effective and efficient as possible.
Being highly effective means doing the right things and being efficient means doing things right.
With this in mind, we are excited to announce the launch of a new three-month summer campaign featuring three of the most effective charitable organizations focused on alleviating extreme poverty.Read More
As Senior Vice President of Conservation Ventures at The Conservation Fund, Evan Smith oversees programs that invest in green business and working forests to generate both economic and environmental return. Find out more about how this entrepreneurial enhancement to classic conservation is essential to what we do here at the Fund.Read More
2 billion people globally suffer from malnutrition, and Africa is hardest hit. Most don’t have access to healthy foods, and every meal is primarily starchy flour. The lack of key vitamins and minerals, especially in a child’s diet, results in millions of people dying every year from preventable sicknesses.
The solution? Project Healthy Children adds micronutrients that are scientifically proven to improve health and vitality, into the food Africans eat the most.Read More
Our unique Community Health Department allows us to bring care closer to the home, especially for patients who are a five day’s walk from our hospital.Read More
In the past month, we were able to raise $137.78 for The Humane League.
30 farm animals are spared per dollar spent on corporate outreach campaigns.
12 farm animals are spared per dollar spent on online outreach.
Our collective donation has the potential to save thousands of farm animals from a life of suffering. Thank you.Read More
The Charity Experiment is inspired by the entrepreneurial spirit that seems to defy typical business norms with founders that have chosen to orient their companies toward making the world a better place.
Altruisto has been keeping tabs on start-ups large and small that are determined to make a significant impact.Read More
Our goal is to present effective altruism's values in an accessible and inclusive fashion.
We would love to hear from anyone curious about contributing to an altruistic movement.Read More
The principles that originally drove The Charity Experiment into existence are those found within the effective altruism movement—the idea that strong evidence and careful analysis should be used to determine the very best causes to work on.
The Charity Experiment exists for you to explore where your priorities might lie and to provide you with an outlet to act on them.Read More
Rosie's Place is the winner of our FIRST Charity Experiment. Receiving 82% of your votes, Rosie's will receive 100% of our collection efforts from February and March.Read More