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Animal Charity Evaluators: Recommended Charity Fund

Animal Charity Evaluators: Recommended Charity Fund

Cause area: Improving animal welfare

Animal Charity Evaluators (ACE) Recommended Charity Fund supports the highest-value funding opportunities among its recommended charities, which are those that have the greatest impact helping animals per dollar.

Animal Charity Evaluators (ACE) is dedicated to finding and promoting the most effective ways to help animals. Through evidence-based research, it assists generous donors, compassionate volunteers, and dedicated advocates in making informed decisions on how to help as many animals as possible.

The Recommended Charity Fund is for anyone who wishes to support ACE’s recommended charities through a single donation, simplifying the process so that you can easily give to effective animal charities.

The Fund supports ACE’s current Top Charities and Standout Charities. Recent grant recipients include:

  • Faunalytics
  • Good Food Institute
  • The Humane League
  • Wild Animal Initiative
  • Compassion In World Farming USA
  • Fish Welfare Initiative
  • Sinergia Animal
  • xiaobuVEGAN (Vegans of Shanghai)

Its disbursements are determined by ACE’s research team. For more information about how donations are allocated, see the list of past recipients and frequently asked questions on the ACE website.

Unsure how a fund is different from a charity? See our page about why we recommend donors give to funds.

This fund meets our criteria to be a top-rated fund because it is managed by one of our trusted evaluators. Our trusted evaluators are charitable giving experts who focus on impact — their research into the best charities means your donations can do even more good. Learn more about charity evaluators we trust and why.

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Your donations through our portal are tax deductible in the UK, US, and the Netherlands. Giving What We Can does not take any fees from donors using our platform or from charities listed on our platform. We are independently funded to promote our mission of making giving effectively and significantly a cultural norm. Read more on our transparency page.

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