Uniting animal lovers

Pets touch our lives in so many ways. That's why the AKC Humane Fund's mission is to support various pet related causes across the nation. The AKC Humane Fund unites all animal lovers by promoting the joy and value of responsible pet ownership through education, outreach and grant-making. Every day, we work hard to give back to dogs on a broad and sustainable scale but nobody can do it alone. It takes a community of dog lovers working together to make a difference.

Assist women’s shelters that accept pets

Support the AKC Rescue Network

Promote responsible dog ownership through outreach and education

Program Grants

Program Grants

The AKC Humane Fund offers grants to help support pet-related organization across the nation. Find out if your organization qualifies for a grant and how to apply.

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The AKC Humane Fund offers scholarships to those students pursuing academic and professional goals that contribute to the well-being of pets as well as the preservation of the dog sport.