L214 — Broiler Welfare Campaigns in France

Organization:
Association L214
Award Date:
11/2017
Amount:
$1,347,742
Purpose:
To support corporate campaigns, campus outreach, and staff professionalization focused on farm animal welfare.

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of €1,140,000 (approximately $1,347,742 at the time of conversion) over two years to Association L214 (L214) to support work on broiler chicken welfare in France. Using this funding, L214 will conduct a campaign advocating for reduced chicken meat consumption as well as a corporate campaign targeting higher welfare standards for broiler chickens. Additionally, it plans to establish a new campus outreach program for movement-building purposes, and will apply some funding toward capacity building such as software, training, and fundraising expenses.

Open Philanthropy's Program Officer for Farm Animal Welfare, Lewis Bollard, is excited to support L214 due to its track record securing large wins to date, such as cage-free pledges from some of France’s largest retailers; his impression of its leadership team; and the organization’s strategic alignment with Open Philanthropy's goal to build a stronger farm animal welfare movement in Europe.

This grant falls within Open Philanthropy's work on farm animal welfare.

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