Your premier source for the latest, most relevant research, innovative ideas, online training and templates to help you save lives.


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

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.

Read more »

When You Can Say No

Thursday, July 21 2016

Dr. Emily Weiss has recently received emails from folks in the animal sheltering field asking different versions of the question, “When is it okay to say no to a potential adopter?” Read on for her response. (Spoiler alert: you’ll mostly be finding ways to say yes.)

Read more »

Grab & Go: Forms for Offsite Cat Adoptions

Wednesday, July 20 2016

Here are some helpful sample forms and materials to help you to easier implement an offisite adoptions program.

Read more »

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!