Grant and Resource Providers

The following sources may be able to provide assistance to individual pet owners; animal shelters/rescues; and domestic violence victims, pets, and pet safe havens

  • NEW!! Assistance Dog United Campaign: Operated in association with The Assistance Dog Institute, this nonprofit helps people with disabilities find funding to purchase service dogs
  • NEW!! Black and Orange Cat Foundation: Sterilizes feral cats in Madison and Union Counties in Ohio
  • NEW!! Brown Dog Foundation: Helps with prescription medications
  • NEW!! Bummer Fund: Provides emergency financial support for catastrophic veterinary care expenses to responsible pet owners in Columbiana, Mahoning, and Trumbull Counties in Ohio
  • Department of Justice’s Emergency and Transitional Pet Shelter and Housing Assistance Grant: supports shelter and transitional housing services for domestic violence victims and their companion animals (pets, service animals, emotional support animals, and horses). Applications due 05/29/2020. See webinar on how to apply.
  • GreaterGood.org’s Rescue Bank offers grants for pet food and supplies for pet shelters and individual pet owners in need as of 04/2020
  • Maddie’s Fund Pet Foster Care Stimulus Grant: up to $20K to shelters and rescues; previously available 04/13/2020 to 04/17/2020
  • OAA’s state-wide lists
    • Domestic violence safe havens for pets
    • Low-cost spay/neuter list
    • Pet food pantries
    • Where to report animal cruelty
  • Petfinder Foundation has the following grants identified on their website as of 04/2020
    • Cat Enrichment Grant
    • COVID-19 Operation Grant
    • Disaster Grant
    • Dog Field Trips/Short-Term Fostering Grant
    • Emergency Medical Grant
    • KONG Toy Grant
    • Orvis Animal Care Grant
    • P.L.A.Y. Pet Beds
    • Petfinder Adoption Options in Action Grant
    • Senior Pet Adoption Grants
  • RedRover has the following grants identified on their website as of 04/2020
    • Emergency Boarding Grants: help for pet owners hospitalized with COVID-19
    • Urgent Care Grants: financial assistance for lifesaving care
    • Domestic Violence Safe Escape Grants: helping families and pets to safety
    • Domestic Violence Safe Housing Grants: helping shelters provide a safe space for pets