Awards & Recognition

For the fourth straight year, The Livestock Conservancy has been recognized in the Good Food Org Guide, presented by The James Beard Foundation and Food Tank, along with a prestigious advisory group of food system experts. The vision and objective of this annual publication is to focus attention on the dozens of nonprofit organizations who are working in fields, kitchens, classrooms, laboratories, businesses, town halls, and Congress to create a better food system.

“We hope this guide will serve as a resource for chefs, farmers, students, advocates, and others to find the resources they need about the growing good food movement in the U.S.,” says Susan Ungaro, President of the James Beard Foundation. See the guide here:

The Livestock Conservancy is proud to announce that for the third year in a row, we have been awarded the distinction of “Top-Rated Nonprofit” by Only the top one percent of eligible nonprofits receive this distinction. Thank you to all of our members, donors, breeders, followers, and fans of heritage breeds who make our work possible. The Conservancy and the work we carry out wouldn't exist without you.

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The Livestock Conservancy is proud to have earned the GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency Nonprofit Profile participation level. This is the highest tier rating of nonprofit transparency and accountability, and is presented by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information.

In order to be awarded the Platinum Seal of Transparency, The Livestock Conservancy has reported contact information, financial information, and its goals, strategies, capabilities, indicators, and progress, helping to more effectively share its story with the world.