Shelter Operations | Grants



Shelter Operations

March 1 - March 28

Grant awards will support core sheltering functions that are scalable and represent a shelter’s move toward sustainable and innovative sheltering practices.

PetSmart Charities provides grants for Shelter Operations

Grant Application Considerations

  • Systematic improvements or additions that focus on shelter population management
    EXAMPLE: Improved disease treatment protocols, enrichment, shelter sanitation protocols, shelter technology
  • Adoption programs or infrastructure improvements designed to decrease the length of stay
  • Applicants who do not have a brick and mortar shelter facility owned or long-term leased by the organization
  • Requests for infrastructure or vehicles over $100,000
This grant cateogry is currently closed.

Grant Success Stories

Read the success stories made possible by our partners across North America

August 21, 2018
In 2013, John Bickham, operational excellence manager for Distribution Center 10, attended a graduation ceremony for an Ohio-based nonprofit organization called 4 Paws for...
August 21, 2018
Mr. Williams* is 79 years old and lives in Knox County, Tennessee.  Years ago, he retired to care for his wife of 55 years whom was diagnosed with cancer.  When she sadly...
April 11, 2018
Students and Staff Deploy Mobile Clinic for Emergency Relief Efforts