Our Mission: To foster projects which use evidence and analysis to help others as much as possible.
Our Vision: A world where everyone is healthy, happy, fulfilled and free.
Combining Empathy with Evidence
Effective altruism is a growing social movement founded on the desire to make the world as good a place as it can be, the use of evidence and reason to find out how to do so, and the audacity to actually try.
As the organisation to first settle on the term, the Centre for Effective Altruism is a growing coalition of projects that put these ideas into practice in different ways. The Centre is based at its offices in the University of Oxford.
The following three organisations are part of the Centre for Effective Altruism:
The Centre is also piloting projects, including setting priorities among the many challenges facing the world, as well as promoting effective altruist ideas to a wide audience. If successful, these experiments may go on to form their own organisations.
The following two organisations started as part of the Centre for Effective Altruism, and now operate independently in the United States:
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The Centre for Effective Altruism is a registered charity in England and Wales, Registered Charity Number 1149828.