Mercy for Animals (MFA) is an animal protection organization that conducts undercover investigations of factory farms and engages in outreach activities to promote veganism.


MFA was rated a Top Charity by Animal Charity Evaluators from May 2014 to November 2017. ACE currently rates MFA a Standout Charity.[1]

As of May 2022, MFA has received over $13.8 million in funding from Open Philanthropy.[2]

Further reading

Runkle, Nathan & Gene Stone (2017) Mercy for Animals: One Man’s Quest to Inspire Compassion, and Improve the Lives of Farm Animals, New York: Avery.

Sánchez, Sebastián (2018) Timeline of Mercy For Animals, Timelines Wiki, July 2 (updated 18 March 2021‎).

Mercy for Animals. Official website.

Donate to Mercy for Animals.

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    Animal Charity Evaluators (2021) Mercy For Animals review, Animal Charity Evaluators, November.

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     Open Philanthropy (2022) Grants database, Open Philanthropy.