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Effective Altruism Grants project update

The Centre for Effective Altruism has distributed its first round of grants through its new Effective Altruism Grants program. The aim of the project is to solve funding constraints for high-impact projects. You can read more about our motivation and aims .   This post details (1) the grants we’ve... Read More
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EAGx Relaunch

For those of you who have been following, Effective Altruism Global X (EAGx) — the locally organized international conference series of the Effective Altruism community — has been relatively inactive since late last year. This post is an update on why it had a hiatus and how it has changed.... Read More
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Introducing the EA Involvement Guide

The Centre for Effective Altruism is publishing a new feature on effectivealtruism.org: an EA Involvement Guide. Hosted under the "Get Involved" tab of the website, this guide exists to help people locate and learn about the many, diffuse resources the community has to offer and decide which opportunities are best suited to... Read More
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Use "care" with care.

I'm an employee of the Centre for Effective Altruism, but my thoughts are not necessarily those of my employer. As someone who frequents the EA community in the Bay Area, there's a verbal habit that I've heard a lot and of which I think we should be wary. In discussing what... Read More
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Fun does not preclude burnout (by Andrew Critch)

I thought this article made some important points, so received Andrew Critch's permission to repost this on the Forum from his blog. You can find the original post at  http://acritch.com/fun-does-not-preclude-burnout/ .   As far as I can tell, I’ve never experienced burnout, but I think that’s only because I notice... Read More
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"Entitlement to believe" is lacking in Effective Altruism (by Andrew Critch)

I thought this article made some important points, so received Andrew Critch's permission to repost this on the Forum from his blog. You can find the original post at  http://acritch.com/entitlement/ .   Sometimes the world needs you to think new thoughts. It’s good to be humble, but having low subjective... Read More
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Apply to be an EAGx Event Director

tl;dr: Effective Altruism Outreach is launching a new EA Global X (EAGx) conference series , with local events organized by leaders in communities around the globe. We are offering a limited number of applicants the position of EAGx Event Director in the inaugural 2016 series. We’re seeking people who are... Read More
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Giving What We Can 2014 Year in Review

In case you haven't seen it already, here is a summary of the astounding progress Giving What We Can has made in the past year. This is a repost from Giving What We Can's blog . 2014 has been the best year yet for Giving What We Can! To celebrate... Read More