In this blog post we respond to a persistent critic of ACE’s work. Mr. Harrison Nathan has repeatedly expressed concerns about our research and communications—in a recent online post he criticized our focus on effectiveness, our intervention evaluations, and our analysis of corporate outreach. We’ll focus on those three topics here.
Last December, ACE began talking with Lewis Bollard from the Open Philanthropy Project about the possibility of becoming a grant recipient. We are now excited to announce that Open Phil has awarded ACE a two-year grant totaling $500,000. The disbursement of this grant will be spread over a two-year period. … Read more
Later this year we will update our three-year strategic plan, which currently covers 2015-2017. In this post, we briefly discuss our goals for 2017. Our approach to this task was to list everything that we would like to do at this point in time. … Read more
Below we discuss last year’s prospective goals and whether we were able to meet them. While we succeeded in accomplishing most of these goals, we were unsuccessful in certain areas. Since we were ambitious in our pursuits, we are satisfied with the rate of success we achieved. … Read more
As we continue steadily growing our organization, we are constantly trying to learn and improve. We find it useful to engage with critiques from others, and we share some of our responses and thoughts on feedback we’ve received below. We’ve selected critiques that we feel are most important, … Read more