Who are Australian Conservation Foundation?
The Australian Conservation Foundation are a national environmental advocacy organisation that “speak out for a world where forests, rivers, people and wildlife thrive.” 
Australian Conservation Foundation are a registered Australian charity. Their ABN is 22007498482.
Why do they exist?
They state “a pollution and extinction crisis threatens our living world. Climate damage and habitat destruction are our biggest challenges.” 
What do they do?
The Australian Conservation Foundation are “nature’s advocates”. They work towards the following objectives:
Change the story - seeding new stories of hope, courage and connection to inspire people to act.
Build people power - building a wave of people who care and act into powerful, organised communities.
Fix the system - taking on the big structural challenges – laws, institutions and decisions - to fix the pollution and extinction crisis.
Their current campaigns are: Climate election, Stop Adani, End extinction, Transform our economy and Nuclear free. 
How do they earn their money?
How do they spend their money?
Should I donate to Australian Conservation Foundation?
We believe that it is likely that your donation to Australian Conservation Foundation will be used as stated, that is, to speak out for a world where forests, rivers, people and wildlife thrive.
We believe that Australian Conservation Foundation is likely to be trustworthy. It is clear how donations are used and who the charity is run by. Australian Conservation Foundation present an audited financial report which clearly outlines how funds are spent. They describe their leadership team and how they monitor performance. They also have policies that help prevent the misuse of funds.
We also believe that Australian Conservation Foundation is likely to be effective. They describe their strategic objectives, report the activities they conducted in the last financial year and describe both short-term and long-term results. Notably, they present results in the context of their strategy.
However, in order for us to have complete confidence they are using money for its intended purpose, we recommend they:
disclose any related party transactions
describe how they evaluate the effectiveness of their campaigns.
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We have looked into the finances, operations and results of Australian Conservation Foundation and present our evaluation in a report that you can download now. This evaluation shows you how your donation is spent, who is running the organisation and if there are any potential conflicts of interest. It also looks into whether the charity can demonstrate they are delivering meaningful results. Finally, it contains our recommendation on if you should donate to them and why.
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Find out whether Australian Conservation Foundation is the charity for you. In this evaluation we describe what this charity does and why, what you should know about them, how your money is spent, who is running the organisation and whether they deliver results. Last of all, we recommend whether you should donate to them based on the findings of our analysis.