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Reviews of the Top 10 Charitable Search Engines of 2021

Welcome to our reviews of the Best Charitable Search Engines of 2021. Check out our top 10 list below and follow our links to read our full in-depth review of each charitable search engine, alongside which you'll find costs and features lists, user reviews and videos to help you make the right choice.

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SearchScene is the only charitable search engine that donates to major international charities. SearchScene donates 95% of its profits to charity - more than any other search engine. SearchScene also provides the best search experience of all the charitable search engines we've reviewed, which includes engaging, rich content in the search results. For this reason, SearchScene is our #1 rated charity search engine. ...

» Read the Full Review of SearchScene.com

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Ecosia is the search engine that plants trees! Launched in 2009, Ecosia is possibly the longest running and best known of all our listed charitable search engines. Ecosia donates around 80% of its profits to tree planting projects, which not only plant trees, but also provide vital income to the workers who plant the trees in the world's poorest places. Trees tend to be...

» Read the Full Review of Ecosia.org

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Youcare is a French-based charitable search engine, that donates 80% of its profits from ad revenue to various "good deeds". Youcare began by donating meals to animals in shelters. As a French-based search engine, the vast majority of meals have been delivered to animal shelters in France. Since its launch in 2017, Youcare have donated over 350,000 meals to animals in shelters, mostly in...

» Read the Full Review of Youcare.world

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OceanHero is a search engine that makes its revenue from advertising, just like Google and Bing. However, unlike Google, OceanHero donates 50% of its profits to ocean cleaning projects via its partners Plastic Bank and Waste Free Oceans. (It is worth noting at this point that by donating just 50% of their profits to the cause they support, makes OceanHero one of the least...

» Read the Full Review of OceanHero.today

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Lilo.org is a French-based charitable search engine that was launched in 2015 by two engineers. Lilo donates 50% of its revenues to charity - these are mainly French-based charities. You are allocated one water droplet for each search you make. You can then donate these water droplets to any charity you choose. You can choose to allocate some or all of your water droplets...

» Read the Full Review of Lilo.org

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Ekoru is a charitable search engine that uses its profits to clean the oceans of plastic and reforest the ocean floor with seagrass. Yes, you heard that right, reforest the ocean floors - by planting seagrass (or Posidonia Oceanica) into the ocean floor! Ekoru is powered by Bing and donates 60% of its revenues to Big Blue Ocean Cleanup, which helps keep the oceans...

» Read the Full Review of Ekoru.org

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NGOBrowser is not a browser at all, but a brandable, charitable search engine that donates 60% of its revenues to charity. What do we mean by brandable? Well, if you are a charity or NGO, you can submit your non-profit organization to NGO Browser, upload your logo and turn NGOBrowser into your own branded charitable search engine, with your logo prominently displayed on the...

» Read the Full Review of NGOBrowser.org

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WhaleSlide is a charity search engine with a difference - they have no ads! Instead, they make money from affiliate links - these are special tracking links used in place of some of the regular links within their search results. If you click on one of these affiliate links and make a purchase from that merchant site (e.g. Amazon, eBay, Walmart) then WhaleSlide will...

» Read the Full Review of WhaleSlide.com

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Founded in 2018, Givero is a Danish-based charitable search engine that donates 50% of its revenues to charity. These charities comprise a handful of large, well-known, international charities. Like so many other charitable search engines, Givero's search results are provided by Microsoft Bing. Whilst the search results are relevant and up-to-date, it lacks the rich-content of most charitable search engines and also lacks the...

» Read the Full Review of Givero.com

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Goodsearch is the web search part of Goodshop, a shopping discount/voucher site that allows you to raise money for charity or get cashback for yourself as you shop online. It also offers discount vouchers at certain outlets. The Goodsearch search box redirects all your searches to Yahoo! Goodsearch earn a commission from any of the ads you click on the Yahoo search engine -...

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Latest User Reviews

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Everything I need from a search engine
User Review of Ecosia.org by David Shimmings on 12 January 2021

Ecosia plants trees that suck out the CO2 we affluent people pump into the atmosphere. It is the poor people in underdeveloped countries that suffer most from Global Warming that is caused by this CO2. Using Ecosia helps us with... (Read the full review)

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Great browser
User Review of SearchScene by Tobin on 15 December 2020

Like the title says, its great. I've used it for a few months now and I love it. gives great search results and donates to lots of charities! I highly recommend!

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SearchScene gives you an easy way to help save the planet
User Review of SearchScene by Claire Bassett on 12 October 2020

SearchScene is an easy way to support charities fighting climate change by simply swapping Google for SearchScene. The search results are every bit as good as Google's and it's great knowing that 95% of the ad revenue that's generated goes... (Read the full review)

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A refreshing alternative
User Review of SearchScene by Charlie on 14 September 2020

I decided to give SearchScene a try after hearing about its ethical credentials and I'm glad that I did! The wallpapers offer a pleasant introduction to the search and it has quite a lot of flexible features that allow you... (Read the full review)

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Good Search
User Review of Youcare.World by Seals Rock on 09 September 2020

The article says it only donates meals to animals, but either it is old or the editors liked SearchScene so much they didn't care to look. You can also plant trees, remove plastic, and get drinking water. Although you cannot... (Read the full review)