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Support independently-vetted programs, proven to save and improve lives
Effective altruism is all about answering one question...
How can we do the most good?
By using evidence and reason, we examine a wide range of causes and actions to figure out how to make the greatest impact. For many Australians, it turns out that donating money in support of interventions to alleviate poverty is one of the best ways to do good.
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What we do
Effective Altruism Australia partners with charities evaluated to be implementing the most transparent, cost-effective, and evidence-based programs for saving and improving lives. Your donation will go directly to support their programs, thereby helping to end poverty as soon as possible.
Australia is a lucky country. We among the richest countries and average Australian incomes are higher than 97.5% of the world. This puts us in an excellent position to improve the lives. We see ourselves as part of a global community committed to saving and improving the lives of people everywhere.
Since founding in 2016, Effective Altruism Australia has granted more than A$10 million in donations to our various partner charities, including upwards of A$4 million in direct cash transfers and more than A$2 million to anti-parasitic worm interventions.
To find out more, including what impact your donation could have, visit our Impact Calculator.
Who we support
Our current partner charities are active in a range of low-income countries throughout Africa and Asia.
Their programs include malaria prevention, deworming, vitamin supplementation, vaccines and cash transfers.
Transform lives by supporting highly effective charities.
Learn more about our partner charities and why we support them.
Learn how you can get involved with Effective Altruism Australia.