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 2019 annual grant cycle for our Operations, Program Development and Dogs Rule Grants is now open! To learn more about our grant applications, please download our 2019 Grant Guidelines as a reference.

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Download the 2019 Grant Application Webinar slides here
or click below to listen.

Operation Grants
(up to $1,000)
For general operating or other expenses that help increase dog adoption rates.
Program Development Grants
(from $5,000 to $10,000)
For activities that expand operational capability to increase dog adoption rates.
Dogs Rule Grant
($50,000 a year for 2 years)
For an innovative initiative that could be a best practice model to increase dog adoption rates.
We’re proud to have awarded over 5,300 grants to caring, committed shelters
and rescue organizations since 2008. Here are a few recent recipients.
Operation Grants

Program Development Grants

Dogs Rule/Innovation Grants

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