Shelter Funding Support

This section is your home for grant opportunities, fundraising tips and other financial support. Access Petfinder-member-only grant opportunities from the Petfinder Foundation, get actionable tips for crowdfunding or learn about the easy-to-use fundraising of Sponsor A Pet — all with a few clicks of a button.


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    Grant Opportunities

    Grants are a key resource for animal welfare organizations of all types and sizes. Discover the latest opportunities from the Petfinder Foundation and learn about Adoption Options In Action grants.

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    Sponsor A Pet

    The Petfinder Foundation Sponsor A Pet Program allows every visitor to your pets’ profiles on Petfinder to make donations that directly benefit your organization. It’s the easy way to fundraise.

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    Disaster Support

    When a disaster or emergency strikes your animal shelter or rescue, these resources are here to help. See what they can do for you.

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    There’s more than one way to raise funds for your animal welfare organization. Use these proven tips to maximize your fundraising potential so you can get back to doing what you do best — supporting the pets in your care.

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