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 $81 million has been granted
  • This is nearly 7,600 grants to date (as of January 1, 2015)
  • In 2014 alone, the ASPCA awarded nearly 1,300 grants totaling $14.4 million to 850 organizations
  • Learn how you can apply for a grant!


Print & Post On July 4th: The Five Freedoms for Animals

Friday, July 3 2015

Let freedoms—for all animals—ring! In the spirit of Independence Day, we’re asking shelters to print and post our Five Freedoms handout.



Developed in 1965 in the UK, the Five...

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Big Bang Theory

Thursday, July 2 2015

It’s almost the 4th of Julyand that means Dr. Emily Weiss is here with the latest stats to address the theory that more pets are lost on this day than on any other.

Ah, the 4th of July – picnics, boating, sunshine...

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Recent Comments

My understanding of the article is that the client with the dobermann Jake did not turn him into a...

By Sarah Jansen on The Backstory - 7/2/2015 at 10:32am

Consider vacations - owners are away from home and someone else is caring for the dogs, cats, etc....

By Lisa Reed on Big Bang Theory - 7/2/2015 at 7:41am

I am suspecting I may not have been clear enough - I was using Jane's story as an example of the...

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