Donate to GiveWell

GiveWell (a.k.a. The Clear Fund) is a federally recognized tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization. Documentation is available in our official records.

Donate online

Using the button below, you can make a donation that we will use to make grants to our recommended charities, or an unrestricted donation, that we may use to support our operating costs or to make grants, at our discretion:

If you have any trouble using the form linked above, we can also accept credit and debit card donations through Paypal.

Note: you can also donate to our top charities directly. GiveWell collects no fees from donations to its recommended charities.

Donate by mail

You can donate to GiveWell (a.k.a. The Clear Fund) by sending a check made out to GiveWell to

    GiveWell
    182 Howard Street #208
    San Francisco, CA 94105

If you choose to send a check, please also complete our check donation form and send it in with your check donation.

You may give an unrestricted donation to GiveWell, which we may chose to either use for operating expenses or to re-grant to top charities, or you may choose to give funds that we will only re-grant to top charities. If you would like us to re-grant your donation, please specify this by completing and mailing in our check donation form with your check donation.


Donating to support GiveWell's recommended charities as a gift for a friend or family member? Download, fill in and print our gift acknowledgement letter (DOC).

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