At ACE, we continually assess our own programs and actively look for ways to improve. We discuss potential changes to our evaluation process each year during a “post-mortem” meeting that we hold soon after the publication of our reviews—while the process is fresh in our minds. We also solicit feedback from the charities we’ve evaluated to consider ways in which we can improve the process for them. We hope that the changes we’re implementing this year will result in improvements in (i) the experience of the charities we work with, (ii) our efficiency, and (iii) the quality of our reviews.
When we evaluate a charity comprehensively, we publish an estimate of the amount of additional funding we predict the charity could use effectively in the following year.1 Since we can’t predict exactly how any charity will respond upon receiving more funds than they have planned for, … Read more
We are excited to announce the launch of our recommended charity quiz. This quiz will allow you to discover charities that match your interests and values, determined by some of the distinguishing features of our recommended charities.
At ACE we are always looking for new ways to engage with our community and help donors connect with the most effective charities. … Read more
In the past week, numerous serious allegations of misconduct have been reported regarding The Humane Society of the United States’ (HSUS) former president and CEO Wayne Pacelle and former vice president of HSUS’ Farm Animal Protection Campaign (FAPC) Paul Shapiro1 during their tenure at the organization. … Read more
In order to maximize cooperation from the organizations we evaluate, we give them the option to decline to be reviewed or to deny the publication of our review (and supporting materials) at any time. Out of respect for the confidentiality of these groups’ … Read more