We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit located in the United States. We are dedicated to finding and advocating for highly effective opportunities to improve the lives of animals. Read our mission and vision and check out a few blog posts that describe our thinking in detail.
See our list of ambitious goals for the year in our research program, education and advocacy activities, as well as for our development and operations. Also find a copy of our three-year strategic plan.
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.