What you can do with your time

Become active


EAN and organisations in our network are almost always looking for motivated volunteers to help with projects.

Show your interest by filling in this form. Take a look at our current projects at What we do.

Starting your own project

Do you have a potential impactful and EA aligned project idea? You can submit your proposal via our website. We expect to have enough resources to support new projects in September.

New to EA(N)? We would advise you to have a coffee one on one with us first.

Submit your project proposal here.

Learn more - EA Resources

There are numerous resources available on the internet and in bookstores. Centre for Effective Altruism (CEA) has a useful and updated list of resources here.

Don't know where to start? Start here with this inspiring list of actions to take.

Top 10 resources EAN team

We have asked our core EAN group to share their most valuable EA resources. This resulted in our top 10!

  1. Doing good better - William MacAskill - perfect introduction book with many eye openers

  2. YouTube channel Centre for Effective Altruism - a vast amount of conference videos

  3. Resources Centre for effective altruism and their newsletter 

  4. 80.000 hours podcast on effective careers and their key ideas 

  5. Doneereffectief.nl - Dutch website for effective donations

  6. EA concepts explained by Centre for Effective Altruism

  7. Effective altruism Hub - network and resources

  8. Website OpenPhil, GiveWell and Global Priorities Institute - what to prioritise? 

  9. Facebook Page EA group directory

  10. Future-perfect by Vox - Journalism on doing good


There is a vast amount of resources available. View a more complete list here. We would like to give some recommendations per source for aspiring effective altruists. Let us know if you find any useful resources missing on this page! 


Book cover of Doing Good Better by William MacAskill     Book cover of The Life You Can Save by Peter Singer     Book cover of The Precipice by Toby Ord    Book cover of How to Create a Vegan World by Tobias Leenaert    Book cover of Factfulness by Hans Rosling



Concepts & discussions





Data & visualisation


gapminder.org - Gapminder fights devastating misconceptions about global development and makes the world understandable based on reliable statistics. 



YouTube channel Centre for effective altruism

These are some good intro videos: 



Some recommended episodes for new EA's: