Grant Program



❝You already do great
things for dogs like me.
Imagine how much more
you can do with a grant!❞Champ
As a puppy, Champ found himself in a shelter because the landlord didn’t like Pit Bulls. But that’s in the past. His loving forever family includes three frisky felines!

We help those who help dogs

Our 2022 grant application cycle is currently closed, but the PEDIGREE Essential Support Dogs and PEDIGREE Foundation Safety Net Grant Program is open for applications until June 3.

Apply for a Safety Net Grant

program development
Program Development Grants
(up to $15,000)
For transport, foster, behavior or matching programs that increase dog adoption rates.
disaster relief
Disaster Relief Grants
(up to $5,000)
For emergency response to natural disasters, hoarding, puppy mill seizures or other crises.
($50,000 a year for 2 years)
For an innovative initiative that could be a best practice model to increase dog adoption rates.
When disaster strikes,
we’re here for you
We provide disaster relief grants to nonprofit animal welfare organizations managing through natural disasters and puppy mill/hoarding seizures.
We’re proud to have awarded over 5,800 grants to caring, committed shelters
and rescue organizations since 2008. Here are recent recipients.
Operation & Other Grants

Program Development Grants

DOGS RULE.™ & Role Model Grants

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shelters and rescues use our grants to help dogs.