At Animal Charity Evaluators, our focus is on identifying the most effective ways to help animals. To follow through with this mandate, we believe it is necessary for the animal advocacy movement to engage larger portions of the population and to embrace diversity, … Read more
In this post, several ACE staff members explain where they gave their charity contributions this year. This is intended to give interested readers examples of different approaches to charitable giving, from some of the people most familiar with our materials.
Darina and I share finances and contribute collectively. … Read more
Since GiveWell released a blog post last year about the charities they’d like to see, some people have asked whether we have a similar wishlist. We think the conditions in animal advocacy are sufficiently different from those in global health and poverty alleviation that it doesn’t currently make sense for us to push for new charities to address gaps in the animal advocacy landscape. … Read more
Animal Charity Evaluators works to find and promote the most effective ways to help animals. Currently, we promote farmed animal advocacy as the highest impact cause area. I hope to use this blog as an opportunity to explain that decision, and address any concerns about our work taking away focus from the suffering endured by animals in all different cause areas. … Read more
My first introduction to Peter Singer was during a philosophy course I took my freshman year at the University of Southern California. The class was about social contract theory, and one of the books we read was Singer’s One World. To say that it opened my eyes to the world around me is an understatement. … Read more