Our Impact and Transparency
Everyone at Beyond Carnism is committed to gaining the trust and support of individuals who want to create a more just and compassionate world for all beings. We pledge to evaluate our programs to ensure that they are as impactful and cost-effective as possible and to be transparent about our impact and our financial practices.
In the reports below, you can learn more about the achievements and impact that your donations have made possible. Thank you for your support.
10,000+ registrations from 88 countries!
Webinars for vegans and vegan supporters
20 million views in one week!
The Secret Reason We Eat Meat
50 trainings in 35 countries on 5 continents!
In-person training for vegan advocates
2021 Annual Report
The vision of Beyond Carnism is to create a more just and compassionate world for all beings. Our 2021 Annual Report highlights our progress toward that goal. We are proud of our work during the past year and are grateful to all of our generous supporters for making this success possible.
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2020 Annual Report
Your support of Beyond Carnism creates meaningful change through our two-pronged strategic approach, which entails weakening carnism and strengthening veganism to tip
the scales of power. Our 2020 Annual Report shows the many achievements that resulted from the financial support of our donors.
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Beyond Carnism is an international, US-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We are committed to financial transparency and integrity.
2022 United States IRS Form 990
2021 United States IRS Form 990
2020 United States IRS Form 990
Beyond Carnism was founded in 2012 by Melanie Joy, two years after the publication of her book Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows. The organization was originally named Carnism Awareness and Action Network (CAAN). The name was changed to Beyond Carnism in 2015, and the organization operated under fiscal sponsorships until 2020.