Mercy for Animals — The People’s Fund

The People’s Fund is a pilot program by Mercy For Animals that provides grants to Black activists working in the U.S. animal protection movement or related movements. (Photo courtesy of Mercy For Animals.)
Organization Name 
Award Date 
1/2021
Grant Amount 
$69,750
Purpose 
To support farm animal welfare projects selected by The People’s Fund.
Topic (focus area) 

Grant investigators: Amanda Hungerford

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. Mercy For Animals staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $69,750 to Mercy For Animals to support farm animal welfare projects selected by The People’s Fund as part of its effort to fund U.S.-based Black activists working to build a compassionate plant-based food system by reducing animal suffering and helping communities thrive. Recipients include:

  • Akisha Townsend Eaton
  • Brenda Sanders
  • Brialle Ringer
  • Christopher Eubanks
  • Naijha Wright-Brown

This falls within our focus area of farm animal welfare.