We’re often asked why we focus so much of our attention on farm animal advocacy groups. In short, the reason is that we believe the general programs an organization pursues have a large effect in determining its effectiveness. Choosing to run programs with large effects and small costs can make almost any group surprisingly effective, … Read more
Note: This post has been edited to fix an incorrect attribution of a leafleting study to Humane League Labs. While THL helped gather data for the study, it was actually run by Farm Sanctuary.
Over the next 3 years, $1 million dollars will be committed to empirical studies within animal advocacy. … Read more
Many people make resolutions at this time of year, most commonly concerning personal health or habits. However, there is a growing community of people who are starting off the new year by committing to help others. Recently, ACE’s Research Associate Jacy Reese wrote an article about his Giving What We Can (GWWC) pledge to give 10% of his income to effective charities this year. … 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, … Read more
ACE has a small staff of five people, and to date we’ve only considered slightly over 100 United States charities, and a total of 156 charities worldwide.
People often ask why we bother considering international organizations when we have barely scratched the surface of charities in the United States. … Read more