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Saving Pets. Together.

The Petfinder Foundation is the ONLY national nonprofit that does nothing but give grants to animal shelters and rescues. By helping adoption groups, we’re saving pets … together.

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We help animal shelters and rescue groups care for homeless pets in need.

$25 million

in cash & product grants

awarded since 2003


adoption groups

have received our grants


pets helped

in 2021

Help Save More Pets

Your Petfinder Foundation donation will help save the lives of homeless pets.

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Our Programs

Our grants help adoption groups keep the pets in their care happy, healthy, and ready for their forever homes.

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Apply for a Grant

Visit our grant portal to create an account, view open grants, and apply online.

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Submit a Report

Fill out our grant-report form to show how your grant has helped the pets in your care.

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Get Resources

Find templates to help with social media, grant reports, donor thank-yous, and more!

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Our Work with Petfinder

We are the non-profit partner of, the world’s largest pet adoption website. We give grants to shelters and rescue groups that post their adoptable pets on the site.


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