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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

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Charity Commission for England and Wales
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