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Donate to GiveWell's recommended charities

GiveWell (a.k.a. The Clear Fund) is a federally-recognized tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization. We are able to make grants for the support of our recommended charities, and U.S. donors are able to take tax deductions for donations to GiveWell to the extent permitted by US tax laws.

Donate online

Using the button below, you can donate to follow our recommended split amongst our top charities with just one donation.


GiveWell collects no fees from donations to its recommended charities.

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

Donating as a gift for a friend or family member? Download, fill in and print our gift acknowledgement letter (DOC).

Donate by mail

You can donate to support GiveWell's top charities by sending a check made out to GiveWell to

    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.

How we allocate these funds

Read the rationale for the following split in our blog post on our recommendation for allocating funds amongst our top charities.

We allocate contributions received through this page for the support of our top-rated charities in the following proportions:

Future funds received from monthly donations will be allocated according to the split that GiveWell recommends at the time those funds are received.