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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

Just Published: Vaccination 101 FAQ

Tuesday, July 26 2016

Everything you wanted to know about vaccinations and weren’t afraid to ask!  ASPCA Shelter Medicine Services veterinarians Dr. Stephanie Janeczko and Dr. Miranda Spindel tackle some frequently asked Vaccination 101 questions to help you wield the needle with confidence.

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Tip of the Week: Make a Cone of Joy

Monday, July 25 2016

Put your young volunteers to work decorating E-collars, and score lots of love and attention for animals recovering from surgery.

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2 Top Tips For Your Foster Families

Friday, July 22 2016

Here are 2 simple things you can do to maximize the efficiency of your foster program.

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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!