Charity Entrepreneurship

Launching high-impact nonprofits by connecting entrepreneurs with effective ideas, training, and funding.

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We and our charities are supported by: 

Each year, Charity Entrepreneurship dedicates hundreds of research hours to identifying the most effective charity ideas. Then we recruit aspiring entrepreneurs and, through our two-month Incubation Program, provide them with the training and funding to turn these ideas into high-impact organizations.

High-impact

Charity

Mentorship

Seed
Funding

New

Charity

Incubation 
Program

Extensive

Research

THE PROBLEM

  • Only a small number of nonprofits are founded based on rigorous evidence and research.

  • As a result, many problems go unidentified and unaddressed.

  • Many talented individuals lack high-impact career opportunities.

THE SOLUTION

New effective

nonprofits

HOW WE WORK

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2. RECRUIT & TRAIN

We recruit potential entrepreneurs and provide intensive training, helping them find a co-founder and an idea that best fits their talents.

1. FIND THE SOLUTION

Our systematic research process identifies neglected problems worldwide, pinpointing charity ideas with the highest potential impact per dollar.

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3. FUND FOR LAUNCH!

Our Board and network of experts evaluate the teams and their project proposals to award seed funding, with grants ranging from $100,000 to $200,000.

4. CONTINUE TO SUPPORT

We provide ongoing operational support, training, mentoring, and a worldwide network of advisors, peers, and partner organizations

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OUR TRACK RECORD

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Our research so far has led to identifying 16 highly effective charity ideas in 5 cause areas:

  • Animal Welfare

  • Health and Development Policy

  • Mental Health and Happiness

  • Family Planning

  • Capacity Building (EA Meta)

To date, we have launched 18 new charities

2016

2017

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2019

2020

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2021

…and secured them over $1.15 million in grants!

So far, these charities have:

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Improved the lives of

1.6 M

ANIMALS

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Implemented programs that reach over

5 M

PEOPLE

Do you have what it takes to become a Charity Entrepreneur? Take our quiz.

We estimate that starting a high-impact charity has the same impact as donating $200,000 to the most effective NGOs every year. That means improving hundreds of human or thousands of animal lives.

Join our previous incubatees and maximize your impact by participating in our two-month, online Incubation Program. Applications for summer 2022 and winter 2023 open this December.

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The Charity Entrepreneurship handbook

How to Launch a High-Impact Nonprofit is available now on Amazon!

We distilled our experience, advice, and expertise into this full-length guide on how to start your own organization from scratch. You can learn how the practical know-how of lean start-ups can be combined with effective and altruistic thinking, and take the first step in your journey toward making a difference.

“Clear, thoughtful, engaging. Excellent advice for nonprofit entrepreneurs.”

- Peter Singer, Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University, author of Animal Liberation and The Life You Can Save.

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