In 2017, we set a fundraising cap for unrestricted donations to ACE, where we pledged that we would only accept donations for ACE until we reached a total of $1 million for the year. Thanks to our generous supporters, we reached that goal at the end of November. … Read more
We are currently finalizing an updated strategic plan which we will use to guide our work moving forward over the next three years. That plan will be published in the next few months; in the meantime, we share some of our 2018 goals below. … Read more
ACE takes the promotion of safe, equitable, and respectful environments within the animal advocacy movement to be of utmost importance. We are proud to be a charity that has women in a majority of our leadership roles and that is actively working to improve internal diversity and inclusion—having embedded these topics into our internal and external strategies. … Read more
In this blog post we respond to a persistent critic of ACE’s research and charity evaluations. 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