Tools & Tips
Explore hundreds of how-tos, guidelines, case studies, and more to help you get inspired, improve your work, and save more lives.
5 Tips for Thanking Donors
Use these five basic tips for showing gratitude to donors, building goodwill—and potentially fostering larger donations in the future.
They Did It: DIY Capital Campaign
Learn the successful strategies employed when a Colorado large-animal sanctuary needed to raise $100,000 fast.
Retail Smarts: Selling Used Tennis Balls
Creative marketing, at your service. Learn how you can repurpose donated items for profit in your retail store.
7 Tips for Animal Shelters on Giving Tuesday
These seven best practices can help you leverage the philanthropic powerhouse of Giving Tuesday on behalf of your organization and its animals.
They Did It: Facebook Fundraising Success
Learn Facebook fundraising tips from a horse rescue that made more than $16,000 in two weeks when faced with an emergency.
Grants for Shelters and Rescue Groups
Learn about COVID-19 relief funding available specifically for animal shelter and rescue groups.
They Did It: Surpassed Their 2020 Giving Tuesday Goal
See how the SPCA of Texas used compelling stories and customized messaging to exceed their 2020 Giving Tuesday goal by nearly 25%.
They Did It: Enhanced Cageless Cat Housing with Local Landmark Décor
The San Francisco SPCA describes how pets and people benefit from cleverly designed replicas of iconic landmarks in their shelter.
Finding Foundations that Fund Animal Welfare
Check out this starter list of organizations that make giving animal-welfare grants part of their mission.