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Our Process

What can you do next to have the highest impact?


Get free one-on-one help from experienced Effective Altruists. They will help you find the project where you can do the most good.


Get started on your high impact project. Whether it's a new project or an existing EA org, your advisor is there to guide you from start to impact.

EA Action is currently undergoing active beta testing. We encourage your feedback on how to refine our process.


What exactly is EA Action?

EA Action is a project selection service for Effective Altruists or anyone who wants to improve the world in the most effective way. Whether you’re a newcomer looking for ways to get involved, or a veteran reaching for the next step, our process will find a project that matches your interests, skills, and commitment.

What does EA Action cost?

EA Action costs you nothing, ever. It's a free service supported by generous donations from sponsors who share our desire to see awesome people making a huge impact. There's no catch: we believe one of the most effective services we can provide is recruiting new effective altruists, so that's what we're doing.

What is Effective Altruism?

Effective Altruism, or EA, is charity done right. We don't just want to do what feels good, makes us look good to others, or even what we care about the most. We want to do what the latest data actually tell us we should do about the problems of the world. Click here to read more about Effective Altruism.

How do I get involved?

Schedule a free, one-on-one session with one of EA Action's experienced Effective Altruists who will help you decide what course makes sense for your unique circumstances, and give you the inside scoop on EA projects and communities around the world.