Crate-Free Illinois — Campaigning Against Gestation Crates (2019)

2017 Chicago Good Food Fest (Photo courtesy of CFI.)
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To support campaigns against the use of gestation crates.
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Grant investigator: Lewis Bollard

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. Crate-Free Illinois staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.

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 our focus area of farm animal welfare.