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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

ASPCApro Blog on Vacation

Wednesday, May 24 2017

We’ll be going on hiatus for the summer as we turn our attention to finishing a big project. (P.S. We think you’re going to absolutely love it!)

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What’s Your Sign?

Monday, May 22 2017

Heather Mohan-Gibbons shares some tips for signage that creates an inviting space and results in the behavior change you’re seeking.

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Rising From the Pit

Friday, May 19 2017

Dr. Emily Weiss takes her annual dig into shelter data and shares the top 5 breeds with the greatest intake and outcome rates.

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Most Popular Tools & Tips

Research Pets as Gifts

Get those ribbons ready: Research shows no increased risk of relinquishment for dogs and cats received as gifts.​

Tools Calendar Resources for May

ASPCA shelter resources calendar for May 2017 will help you plan your most lifesaving year.

Tools Calendar Resources for June

Use this June planning page as an adjunct to our shelter-specific calendar to help you plan an engaging, powerhouse year.

How-to How to Throw a Shelter Kitten Shower

Who can resist kittens? Add a baby-shower theme and watch the community respond!