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 $72 million has been granted
  • This is over 6,700 grants to date (as of April 10, 2014)
  • In 2013 alone, the ASPCA awarded 1,900 grants totaling $17.4 million to 1,150 organizations
  • Learn how you can apply for a grant!


Spring Forward with Conferences and Training Opportunities

Wednesday, April 23 2014

Guest blogger Claire Sterling gives you 3 good reasons to attend the next conference or workshop that comes your way.

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3 Ways To Celebrate Earth Day

Tuesday, April 22 2014

In honor of Earth Day, we’ve recycled 3 of our favorite tips that’ll help you save money, save the planet and save more animals’ lives.


Makin’ It From (and For) Scratch

Recycle old carpets as makeshift scratching posts for the kitties. Char...

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Most Popular Resources

Research The X Maps Spot GIS Program

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is an exciting tool for mapping locations of animals. GIS technology lets you look at many different sets of data in a way that provides a clearer picture of your community's animals and their needs – and that helps you use resources more efficiently. GIS also offers relationship-building opportunities through information sharing, since organizations can work together to save more lives.

Tools How to Determine Kitten Gender

Telling male from female in kittens is tough; this free poster shows you where to look!