Crate-Free Illinois — Campaigning Against Gestation Crates

Organization:
Crate-Free Illinois
Award Date:
08/2019
Amount:
$94,720
Purpose:
To support campaigns against the use of gestation crates.

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $94,720 to Crate-Free Illinois to support campaigning against the use of gestation crates for pigs. There are approximately 6 million sows in the United States, at least three-quarters of which are routinely confined in gestation crates.1

This falls within Open Philanthropy's focus area of farm animal welfare.

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