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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 $93 million has been granted
  • ​This is nearly 8,700 grants to date (as of January 1, 2016)
  • ​In 2015 alone, the ASPCA awarded over 1,000 grants totaling $12.5 million to 724 organizations
  • Learn how you can apply for a grant!

From Our Blog

Are You a PREcrastinator or a PROcrastinator?

Friday, July 1 2016

Guest Blogger Julie Morris shares some eye-opening new ideas on two different workstyles and the psychology behind them—and assures us that there’s room for both in animal sheltering.


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Bang Bang

Thursday, June 30 2016

Dr. Emily Weiss shoots down the potential myth that more pets are lost on July 4th than any other day.

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The Five Freedoms For Animals, Independence Day Edition

Wednesday, June 29 2016

Let freedoms—for all animals—ring!

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