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!


We Were There: 2015 Animal Care Expo

Friday, April 17 2015

Hola, NOLA! ASPCApro—along with 2,000 other animal sheltering
professionals—descended on the Big Easy for the Big Kahuna of conferences earlier this month. Yup, that’s right, we’re talking the 24th annual HSUS Animal Care Expo. Grab a beignet and read on to learn about some of the workshops, tips and resources that got everyone talking….


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Music Is in the Ear of the Beholder… (Well, sort of)

Thursday, April 16 2015

Dr. Emily Weiss discusses new research on the impact of music on cats that can help you name that tune for the animals (and humans!) in your shelter.

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