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About us

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OUR MISSION

Our mission is to enable more effective charities to exist in the world. We strive to achieve this goal through our extensive research process and Incubation Program.

We believe that starting a high-impact charity can prevent immense amounts of suffering by:​

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Redirecting millions of dollars towards a more impactful direction

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Providing governments with data to run national- or state-level programs

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Attracting donors from a broader spectrum of areas and interests

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Shaping entire cause areas by raising the bar for effective charities

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Creating opportunities for talented individuals to get involved in the field

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Providing valuable learning opportunities that can enhance the whole movement

Nonprofit entrepreneurship is also a highly neglected career opportunity that, fueled by a more analytical, effective-altruist mindset, can lead to cost-effective, evidence-based outcomes that are approximately equivalent to donating ~$200,000 to effective charities per year. It provides a chance to build a portfolio of useful skills and great career capital, and to have high job satisfaction while retaining substantial individual impact.

 
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OUR VALUES

Ambitious altruism: We strive to maximize impact and aim high in our pursuit of making the world a better place.

Consequentialism: We are results oriented, with a high level of integrity and commitment to these results.

Startup culture: We are agile, lean, and flexible in our approach, iteratively improving through quick experiments and fast feedback loops.

Science: We believe that empirical and systematic evidence is the most important for coming to key conclusions.

Caring community: We value having a warm and connected community that is highly collaborative

 
 

BOARD MEMBERS

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Juliette Finetti

Research Director, 
University of Chicago

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Brendan Eappen

​Co-founder of ​Fortify Health,
Student at Harvard Medical School (MD degree)

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David Moss

Principal Research Director,
​Rethink Priorities

HISTORY

Charity Entrepreneurship was formally founded in June 2018 by Joey Savoie and Karolina Sarek as a project of Charity Science Foundation of Canada that was initiated by six months of research in 2016 and resulted in the founding of two GiveWell-incubated charities: Charity Science Health and Fortify Health. 

 

TRANSPARENCY

Budgets: 2021, 2022

Annual Reviews: 2020, 2019

Since late 2021 Charity Entrepreneurship (CE) is a registered charity in England and Wales (Charity Number 1195850).

Charity Entrepreneurship was a project of Charity Science Foundation of Canada, a registered charity in Canada. Please click here to see Charity Science Foundation of Canada's annual information returns for the Canada Revenue Agency, including detailed financial information. 

​Charity Science Foundation of Canada: 2020-03-312019-03-312018-03-312017-03-31​, 2016-03-31

​Charity Entrepreneurship supports its incubated charities through a fiscal sponsorship arrangement in the United States with Players Philanthropy Fund (Federal Tax ID: 27-6601178), a Maryland charitable trust with federal tax-exempt status as a public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Please click here to see Players Philanthropy Fund's audited financial statements and other important compliance-related information.'

Players Philanthropy Fund: 2019 Audited Financial Statement2019 9902018 Audited Financial Statement2018 990