Rethink Charity

Rethink Charity

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


What problem is Rethink Charity working on?

Rethink Charity works to improve the world by providing vital support to high-impact charities and charitable projects.

What does Rethink Charity do?

Rethink Charity has a three-year track record of incubating and operating high-impact projects.

Its current project is RC Forward in Canada: a cause-impartial international regranting platform for high-impact charities around the world. It’s a simple way to make effective giving easier and more cost-effective. RC Forward currently features over 35 charities recommended by GiveWell, Founders Pledge, Animal Charity Evaluators, and The Life You Can Save. Through strategic partnerships, RC Forward empowers Canadian donors to make tax-deductible donations to high-impact projects worldwide.

Rethink Charity has also demonstrated its ability to pivot based on the latest understanding of its key leverage points: past projects were either passed on to new leadership, suspended, or built into self-sufficient teams, based on evidence-based analyses of their potential for impact. Recent past projects include:

This charity meets the requirements to be supported by Giving What We Can as an unlisted charity — read more about our inclusion criteria.

Why donate through the Giving What We Can donation platform?

Your donations through our portal are tax deductible in the UK, US, and the Netherlands. Giving What We Can does not take any fees from donors using our platform or from charities listed on our platform. We are independently funded to promote our mission of making giving effectively and significantly a cultural norm. Read more on our transparency page.

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