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Assistance When You Need it Most

The ASPCA provides emergency funding to qualified animal welfare organizations and government agencies whose communities suffer the impact of natural and other disasters. Click here to read through our guidelines and to submit a simple application.

Statistics Snapshot

  • ​Since 2008, over $100 million has been granted ​
  • This is over 9,300 grants to date (as of June 30, 2016)
  • ​In 2016 to date, the ASPCA awarded over 550 grants totaling $6.1 million to 441 organizations ​
  • Learn how you can apply for a grant!

From Our Blog

6 Ways to Create a Great Environment for Your Volunteers

Tuesday, August 23 2016

Thank you for being a friend…That sort of effusive appreciation isn’t just for the Golden Girls.

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Tip of the Week: Put It In Park

Monday, August 22 2016

An easy trick for entering location info correctly and consistently when a community animal is picked up by an ACO.

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Hit 'Em With Your Best Shot: Taking Great Photos of Shelter Animals, Part 3

Friday, August 19 2016

Here, we set our focus on the feline. Snapping good shots of cats can be tricky—luckily, ASPCA experts are here to help with these tips.

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Most Popular Tools & Tips

Tips Keep Funds Coming In During Fee-Waived Adoptions

Fee-waived adoptions don’t have to mean a loss of revenue! Check out these ways to keep your coffers full during reduced or fee-waived adoption events.

Tools Free, Fast & Customized Parvo Protocol for Your Shelter

Get a free, customized parvo protocol in just minutes and save more lives at your shelter.

Forms & Samples Foster Care Application

Use this sample foster care application from Richmond SPCA as a basis to craft the right application for your shelter’s needs.

Tips Little Black Book of Adoption Promotion Ideas

Get more animals adopted using our popular resource filled with clever adoption promos!