To allow our readers to quickly compare our recommended charities, we’ve produced a chart that provides key information about each of our Top and Standout Charities. This is intended to give you a sense of what our recommended charities do, what makes them so promising, … Read more
This post provides a brief discussion of the specific process that led to our 2018 recommendation update. For a more detailed description of the process, please see our 2018 Evaluation Process page. For a general description of our evaluation process, please read about our General Evaluation Process. … Read more
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
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