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 $76 million has been granted
  • This is nearly 7,200 grants to date (as of September 30, 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!


What Are Grantmakers Most Thankful For?

Friday, November 28 2014

What do funders talk about behind closed doors? Guest blogger Claire Sterling says you may be surprised by the answer.

Last week in Phoenix, I attended the annual conference of...

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10 Shelter Photos We Love, Thanksgiving Edition

Thursday, November 27 2014

In this season of gratitude, we couldn’t think of a better time to add to our Photos We Love series. Our deepest respect and thanks for the inspiring work that is being done at shelters all across the country, this time of the year and all year long. Please enjoy and share these beautiful photographs that exemplify your never-ending courage and compassion. Here’s to you!

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