This list represents organizations that we examined in some way during our recommendation process. We have categorized each organization by their type of work and status. In total, we have considered over 150 animal organizations, conducted shallow investigations on 50 farm animal charities, and conducted a deeper analysis of 12 charities. We also considered two organizations which requested not to be listed here.
* Declined to be reviewed.
† Voluntarily removed from consideration, usually due to donations made to ACE from organizational leadership.
‡ Not considered because the group falls outside our scope of consideration or because of a conflict of interest.