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EA groups are places for people to learn about effective altruism, and to be part of a community of like-minded individuals applying EA principles to their lives.

This page outlines the main types of support available to EA groups.

Resources for Groups

Connecting with Other Organisers


If you are thinking about starting a group, please contact CEA’s Groups Team via to get all the information you need, and to arrange a call.

The team is also available to advise group organisers about

  • Group strategy
  • Specific projects your group is planning
  • Challenges your group is facing
  • Opportunities for funding.

Julia and Sky from CEA’s Community Health Team are available to help with any community concerns. Julia can be contacted at and Sky at You can also make a time to talk to Julia during her office hours.

Group Support Funding

Group Support Funding provides funds to allow EA groups to run specific projects (such as retreats or fellowships) or general funding to cover the group’s operating expenses, such as room booking, advertising costs, and food at events.

Find out more about Group Support Funding

Community Building Grants

Through Community Building Grants, we provide funding for individuals and groups to work on effective altruism community building. Grants are typically between 5000 USD and 100,000 USD per year.

Find out more about Community Building Grants