GiveWell in a Nutshell

GiveWell was founded to answer the question “How can I help people the most per dollar donated?” We spend over 30,000 hours per year identifying exceptional charities where your donation can do an incredible amount of good.

Find out more in our video.

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To learn more, we recommend viewing our list of top charities. If you’re not sure where to give, we recommend the Top Charities Fund. (We updated the name of this fund in September 2022; more information here.)

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