We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit registered in the United States. We are dedicated to finding and promoting the most effective ways to help animals. Read our mission and vision and check out a few blog posts that describe our thinking in detail.
Read about ACE's annual organizational goals and objectives. This year, our goals focus around updating our animal charity evaluation and recommendation process, funding effective animal activism activities, and assessing and monitoring our own charity's impact.
Animal Charity Evaluators began in 2012 under the name Effective Animal Activism (EAA), as a division of the U.K. charity 80,000 Hours. Learn more about our journey to finding and promoting highly effective opportunities for helping animals.
We work to identify the most effective ways to help nonhuman animals. Our philosophy focuses on anti-speciesism, promoting welfare, and empirical research. Learn about our philosophical commitments and how they provide the foundation for our work.
Our Frequently Asked Questions page addresses common questions ranging from our broader goals and activities to specifics about making smart donations and how our research process works.