Make an impact

Make an impact

Find which charities will help you make an impact you’re passionate about, or simply split your donation between all of our recommended organizations.

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Tackle climate change

Tackle climate change

The climate crisis will affect everyone everywhere, but it will hit those in extreme poverty the hardest. When you donate to effective climate change charities – no matter where they operate – you’re helping protect the extreme poor from the catastrophic consequences of climate change. Read more >

Save a child’s life

Save a child’s life

Every day, approximately 15,000 children under five die. A staggering 80% of those deaths occur in the poorest regions on the planet — and most of them are preventable. When you donate to effective children’s charities, you’re creating a world where all kids survive and thrive. Read more >

Help women & girls

Help women & girls

Despite monumental leaps in gender equality in the past two decades, women and girls are still disproportionately affected by extreme poverty. When you donate to effective women’s charities, you’re making the world a safer, healthier, and fairer place. Read more >

Improve health & fight infectious disease

Improve health & fight infectious disease

Billions of people worldwide are at risk of contracting a life-threatening endemic disease because they don’t have access to health services — or are simply unaware of safe health practices. When you donate to effective health and infectious disease charities, you’re helping to save lives. Read more >

End hunger & malnutrition

End hunger & malnutrition

Chronic malnutrition threatens the health and development of a third of the world’s population — especially pregnant women and children. When you donate to effective hunger charities, you’re helping the world survive and thrive. Read more >

Provide clean water & improve sanitation

Provide clean water & improve sanitation

Some good news: In the past 25 years, the global community has made great strides to bring clean water to 2.6 billion people and sanitation facilities to another 2.1 billion. When you donate to effective water charities, you’re helping make universal clean water a reality. Read more >

Create economic opportunity

Create economic opportunity

Financial security, access to information, and job opportunities are the foundation of sustainable economic equality. When you donate to an effective economic development charity, you’re helping the world’s poor break the cycle of poverty. Read more >

Fund research on charity effectiveness

Fund research on charity effectiveness

Without rigorous evidence about what works and what doesn’t in the nonprofit sector, donations don’t go towards the most impactful programs that improve life for the people who need our help the most. When you invest in a research charity, you’re supporting smart giving and effective interventions.

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Prevent blindness & restore sight

Prevent blindness & restore sight

Nearly 90% of the 1 billion people affected with preventable or treatable blindness live in the developing world. When you donate to effective blindness charities, you’re helping give the world sight. Read more >

Protect people against malaria

Protect people against malaria

Malaria is pervasive in low-income tropical countries, where it takes an enormous toll on health, livelihoods, and national economies. When you donate to an effective malaria charity, you’re battling one of the most severe public health problems in the world. Read more >