Year Total Money Moved (USD)1 Expenses (USD) Fundraising Multiplier
2014 322,919 52,039 6.21
2015 508,626 75,242 6.76
2016 1,462,558 86,744 16.86
2017 4,292,847 209,209 20.52
2018 5,160,173 68,505 75.33
2019 3,122,649 14,741 210.81
Total 14,869,772 506,480 29.36

1 Does not include money raised for REG or EAF.

Financial Reports

We publish regular reviews focused on how much we raised for each recommended charity, how much we spent on REG’s activities, and our overall fundraising multiplier across different cause areas.









We conduct annual self-evaluations reviewing our successes and lessons learned. We also publish blog posts evaluating our own impact.

Conflicts of Interest

Relationship with the Effective Altruism Foundation

REG was co-founded by the the Effective Altruism Foundation (EAF) in cooperation with leading poker players. REG has since remained part of EAF and is not an independent legal entity. Therefore, all team members of REG are formally employed by EAF and all donations are processed by EAF. Donations to REG itself are in the form of restricted donations to EAF that may only be used to cover REGs expenses. Because of this relationship, we do not allocate unrestricted donations to EAF or any of its other projects.

Relationship with the Foundational Research Institute

The Effective Altruism Foundation also incubated the Foundational Research Institute (FRI), a research organization exploring ways to reduce suffering in the near and far future. We currently list FRI as one of our recommended charities, and some of FRI’s staff members are on the board of the Effective Altruism Foundation. Lastly, we consult FRI in selecting our list of recommended charities. Because of this conflict of interest, we do not allocate unrestricted donations to FRI.


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