The AKC Humane Fund is proud to be the leading organization that provides financial assistance to domestic abuse shelters that accept pets. Our grants make it easier for women’s shelters to welcome pets and help break the cycle of domestic abuse. Apply for a grant and tell us how you are helping pet owners at your facility.Apply Today
Founded after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, this fund supports organizations that are performing disaster relief services in their communities. Additionally, the fund serves those whose daily services to pets have been directly affected or interrupted by natural disasters, such as clubs, rescue shelters and animal hospitals.Apply Today
The AKC Humane Fund is dedicated to assisting groups that protect pets, including those involved in pet welfare, rescue and health, such as the AKC Canine Health Foundation and AKC Rescue Network. The rescue grant program provides financial assistance to not-for-profit canine rescue groups that are taking on significant, rescue-related expenses. Grants are used to help cover the costs of veterinary care, spaying and neutering, vital supplies and more.Apply Today
In celebration of the Human-Canine Bond, the Fund awards five scholarships per year, totaling $10,000 annually, payable as tuition assistance to accredited institutions to full-time students enrolled in courses of study that contribute to the well-being of dogs and responsible pet ownership. Individuals pursuing studies in veterinary medicine, veterinary technology, physical therapy, animal care, animal behavior, grooming and training, may be eligible for this grant. The nomination period is now closed and will open again in Spring 2015.Learn more.