The vision of the Humane Alliance's NSNRT is strategic placement and implementation of targeted, high-volume, high-quality, low- cost spay/neuter clinics nationwide. Visit their website to learn how to start a nonprofit clinic in your region.
The official website of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Ryan Newman
The official Stewart-Haas Racing website.
Petfinder is an on-line, searchable database of pets that need homes and a directory of over 10,000 animal shelters and adoption organizations across the USA, Canada and Mexico. From the comfort of their personal computers, pet lovers can search for a pet that best matches their needs. They can then reference a shelter's Web page and discover what services it offers.
Pit Road Pets: NASCAR Stars and Their Pets invited you into the world of your favorite NASCAR stars for a special look into their family lives with their pets.
The Second Lap takes you even further into the heart of NASCAR by capturing fans at Charlotte, Bristol, and Michigan with their beloved animals. Drivers, TV personalities, people that work behind the scenes and now the fans are all beautifully photographed with their creatures great and small. From Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Richard Petty's buffalo to Rick Hendrick's parrot, George, we hope you enjoy The Second Lap.
To buy the book online, visit the Ryan Newman Online Store.
Visit the SPAY USA website to read the benefits of sterilization for your family pet and for the community. Search their site to find a low-cost spay/neuter clinic or program in your community.
The NASCAR Foundation embodies the compassion of the NASCAR Family and their commitment to serving communities. The Foundation supports a wide range of charitable initiatives that reflect the core values of the entire NASCAR Family.
Here are a number of other organizations that offer grants to nonprofit animal welfare organizations:
Animal Welfare RFP Bulletin: This is the Foundation Centers Bulletin on grants available to animal welfare. List of several funding agencies.
DJ&T Foundation: Founded in 1995 by Bob Barker, well-known television host with the goal to fund low-cost spay and neuter programs. The DJ & T Foundation awards two types of grants. They are (1) Spay/Neuter Clinic grants and (2) Spay/Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP) Grants.
The PETCO Foundation: The PETCO Foundation's mission is to support community organizations and efforts that enhance the lives of companion animals while strengthening the bond between people and pets. The PETCO Foundation encourages Applications for Support from any 501(c)(3) organization that fulfills one or more of the Four Rs--Reduce, Rescue, Rehabilitate, Rejoice.
PetSmart Charities: Non-profit PetSmart Charities® is the largest funder of animal-welfare organizations in North America. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for all companion animals by creating and supporting programs that save the lives of homeless pets and promote healthy relationships between people and pets. PetSmart Charities’ Grant Program provides financial assistance to fund innovative programs, with measurable results, that save and improve the lives of homeless pets. PetSmart Charities’ vision is a lifelong, loving home for every pet. Program areas of interest include: spay/neuter; adoption; and emergency rescue and relief.
Maddie's Fund: Guided by its mission to revolutionize the status and well-being of companion animals, Maddie's Fund is devoting its resources to help make the United States a "no-kill nation." To that end, Maddie's Fund seeks to support local coalitions that combine the talents and resources of adoption guarantee organizations, animal-control agencies, and traditional shelters to end the killing of healthy and treatable shelter dogs and cats in their communities within ten years.
Banfield Charitable Trust: The Portland, Oregon-based Banfield Charitable Trust, a nonprofit organization affiliated with Banfield, the Pet Hospital, is offering grants to organizations that make life better for pets and their families. Special consideration will be given to collaborative projects with pet-related organizations and Banfield hospitals working together toward a shared goal.
Cesar and Ilusion Millan Foundation: The Dog Whisperer's foundation offers $1,500 annual grants for Canine Rehabilitation, Spay/Neuter and Humane Education for Children.
Build-A-Bear Workshop: Build-a-Bear accepts grant applications from domestic pet programs across the United States and Canada. With funds generated through the sale of the retail stuffed toy company's Bearemy's Kennel Pals, the grant program provides support to domestic pet programs, including local animal shelters, stray pet rescue, and rehabilitation organizations and pet education programs. The Bearemy's Kennel Pals grant program began awarding funds in 2004, and has distributed approximately $515,000 to date.
Animal Welfare Trust: Founded in January of 2001, ANIMAL WELFARE TRUST operates as a 501(c)(3) private operating foundation devoted to promoting the well being of the animal community. Among our guiding values is the belief that animals have rights to experience a life of respect, free from unnecessary suffering.
Meacham Foundation Memorial Grant: Funds capital campaigns, building improvements, and equipment purchases that directly affect the welfare of animals in shelters. Grants may be up to $4,000. Applicants must be a supporting member of American Humane and incorporated as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency.
American Humane Association Second Chance Fund: The Second Chance Fund is set up to give animal victims of abuse or neglect a second chance at life. Financial assistance is provided, in select cases, to animal welfare organizations responsible for the temporary care of animals as they are prepared for adoption into permanent, loving homes. Funding to any one agency is limited to $2,000 per fiscal year. Only member animal sheltering agencies (private or public) are considered for the Second Chance Fund. Individuals, businesses, corporations, and non-member organizations are not provided for in the guidelines of the fund. Follow the link to download an application and see cases that have already been funded.
HUD's Community Development Block Grants: CDBG provides eligible metropolitan cities and urban counties (called "entitlement communities") with annual direct grants that they can use to revitalize neighborhoods, expand affordable housing and economic opportunities, and/or improve community facilities and services, principally to benefit low and moderate-income persons. This has included spay/neuter programs for low-income families in the past.
USDA Grants for Small Communities: Community Facility loans and grants are made to build or improve essential public facilities in areas or towns of not more than 20,000 population. Eligible applicants include federally recognized Indian tribes, government or non-profit organizations. They have funded spay/neuter programs in the past.
Shelter Source Grant and Program List: A list from Shelter Source of grants for animal welfare also grant writing help.