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Our mission is to help donors find the most effective charities that can't afford to spend millions on marketing, and to make it cheaper for those charities to raise funds

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What to look for

Of course you want to support causes that tug your heart strings.

But you also need to be sure they will have a real impact, are well managed and will still be around in the future.

Stop comparing the amount spent on overheads, start focusing on what really matters.

Measure your Impact

Check out our comprehensive Grants & Impact Statements. Then create your own by registering and loading your donations

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Charity Commission for England and Wales
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