Frequently Asked Question

Why should I give to effective charities?


There are many reasons to give to effective charities. We cover 10 reasons in our blog post "Why should we donate to the most effective charities?". These include:

1. We want to do good, not harm.

2. We have limited resources.

3. Charity effectiveness varies significantly.

4. Charity is about helping others.

5. Helping more is better than helping less.

6. Our decisions carry implicit moral judgements.

7. We care about effectiveness elsewhere.

8. We expect effectiveness from others.

9. Supporting effective charities creates a virtuous cycle.

10. Giving effectively just makes sense.

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