The Animal Charity Evaluators (ACE) Movement Grants fund promising advocacy projects around the globe working to reduce animal suffering. Applications are accepted annually and grants are determined by a review committee.
The ACE Movement Grants fund (formerly “Effective Animal Advocacy Fund”) is for anyone who is interested in making the animal advocacy movement more effective.
ACE launched Movement Grants in late 2018 for three main reasons:
Donations to ACE Movement Grants will be distributed to promising projects around the globe working to reduce animal suffering. The annual disbursement will be determined by the review committee. Recently, Movement Grants have been awarded to:
For more information about how donations are allocated, see the list of past recipients and frequently asked questions on the ACE website.
The Giving What We Can research team looked into ACE as part of our 2023 evaluator investigations, and decided to not currently rely on their recommendations. However, we still expect choosing ACE recommended programs to be significantly more impactful than choosing animal welfare programs without an impact-focused evaluation behind them, and we remain open to (some of) ACE's recommendations being among the most cost-effective donation opportunities in animal welfare.