RC Forward: Animal Welfare Fund

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Rethink Charity supports high-impact charities around the world. Donations to our funds will be allocated to evidence-based charities. These charities have been recommended by Animal Charity Evaluators (ACE), so you can feel confident that your donation will have a significant impact for animals.
Within the animal welfare sector, there is a growing focus on factory farming. That's because the atrociously inhumane conditions that these animals endure, plus the absolutely staggering numbers of animals affected, mean the scale of this problem far exceeds that of any other human-caused animal suffering.

Currently, the Animal Welfare Fund allocates donations to the following charities based on recommendations from ACE:

Anima International (investigations and corporate campaigns)
The Humane League (grassroots education initiatives)
The Good Food Institute (plant-based & clean meat innovations)
The Albert Schweitzer Foundation (treatment of farmed animals)

Our goal is to guide giving with reason and evidence, so you don't have to guess which charities will do the most good with your donation. We support many different kinds of charities, all unified by one thing: evidence showing they're among the most effective in the world. Visit our website for more information.


IMPORTANT: If you start your own campaign, anyone can give and be issued a tax receipt, but please make sure donors to your campaign know that these receipts are only valid for Canadian taxpayers.

As of February 26, 2020, donations made through RC Forward are subject to a 4% operations allocation, with exceptions. Learn more on our blog.


RC Forward, in partnership with the Chimp Foundation, is giving Canadian donors the opportunity to make tax deductible donations to high-impact charities in and outside of Canada. Donate to our other funds or to specific charities by visiting rcforward.org.

If you are making a donation of $1000 or more, or a monthly donation of $200 or more, please send an email to donations@rethinkprojects.org so we can provide you with alternative donation options that could cut back significantly on third-party fees.

Tee Barnett and Baxter Bullock are co-founders of RC Forward, Students for High-Impact Charity (SHIC) and Executive Directors of Rethink Charity, organizations dedicated to teaching people about how to make the largest positive impact on the world with their time, skills, and money.

Baxter is a former high school math teacher who has traveled in over 30 countries. Tee earned his M.A. specializing in International Development from National Chengchi University (政治大學) in Taipei.


More Ways to Help Animals:

- Donate to Animal Charity Evaluators (programs & research)
- Donate to The Humane League
- Donate to The Good Food Institute
- Donate to the Albert Schweitzer Foundation
- Donate to Animal Equality International