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Combining Empathy with Evidence

The Centre for Effective Altruism helps to grow and support the effective altruism community.

What is effective altruism?

Effective altruism is about using evidence and reason to figure out how to benefit others as much as possible, and taking action on that basis.

Learn more about effective altruism

What is the effective altruism community?

The effective altruism community is a global community of people who care deeply about the world, make benefiting others a significant part of their lives, and use evidence and reason to figure out how best to do so. You can read more about effective altruism's guiding principles here.

EA group conversation

What we do

The Centre for Effective Altruism aims to:

  • Promote and strengthen effective altruism as an idea and a community
  • Help people make a bigger impact through their work and giving

Current and recent projects

EA Global: SF 2018
Participants at our 2018 Effective Altruism Global conference in San Francisco