- Crate-Free Illinois
- Award Date:
- 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.