To grow a healthy movement, Go For low-hanging fruit
Much of the debate about how to build the EA movement is focused on how to frame issues to convince people. Yet many potentially highly-engaged effective altruists (EAs) haven’t even heard of EA yet: if we knew who they were, we could grow the movement far more quickly and sustainably.
Some of the Cool features on our recommended charities' websites
Not only do the nonprofits on our “recommended” list deliver effective, impactful poverty interventions but many have features on their websites that let you get a deeper, "hands-on" feel for whom your donation is helping, and how.

How You Can Give Back When You Can't Afford Cash Donations
From hurricanes to homelessness, there are plenty of charities seeking donations from well-meaning individuals looking to save some money on their taxes, amongst other things.
The Faces We Don't See
Humans are more emotionally affected by single victims we can identify as individuals than by large numbers of faceless victims. Ironically then, many of the world's most effective charities, which focus on helping large numbers of people, have a harder time appealing to donors. But if we agree that all lives have equal value, it follows that we should use our giving to save or improve as many lives as possible—regardless of whether we can see their faces.

Listen to the Radio: How DMI Saves Lives with Media Campaigns
Development Media International uses mass media campaigns to raise awareness of public health risks and change behaviors in developing countries, using rigorous analyses to test the campaigns' effectiveness and estimate how many lives they save.
Safeguards are essential in all workplaces, including Nonprofits
The past year’s groundswell of allegations and verdicts about sexual misconduct reflects behavior not only within high-visibility arenas like entertainment, government, sports and business, but also in the nonprofit domain.
Corporations should treat philanthropy dollars like business dollars. Here's why.
A viewer of last Sunday's Super Bowl ads could easily assume that philanthropy is a central part of Anheuser-Busch InBev's business. In reality, how generous—and how effective—is corporate philanthropy?
Do Good on Autopilot with These 4 Apps
"We wanted flying cars; instead we got 140 characters." Peter Thiel said some time ago. However, not all tech start-ups are trivial, and these 4 apps do bring the hope that technology can make a significant positive change.
Peter Singer’s Best Charities for 2018
This Giving Season, we’re excited to announce our new list of Best Charities addressing global poverty. These 20 non-profit organizations perform innovative and cost-effective work to bring medical services, vital nutrients, and economic opportunities to many of the 767 million people living in extreme poverty today. They use evidence-backed interventions to give new hope to the world’s neediest men, women, and children.
What’s food got to do with it?
The Life You Can Save's blog usually talks about the challenge of extreme poverty and best ways to combat it, along with big and small ways in which you can contribute to the fight. So what’s food got to do with it?
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