ASPCA, National Shelter Outreach
The best place to start is The Foundation Center. The Foundation Center is a foundation-supported clearinghouse of information on private funding sources in the field of philanthropy. The center offers a variety of publications of particular interest are:
Grants for Environmental Protection and Animal Welfare
Published by the Foundation Center $75
National Guide to Funding for the Environment and Animal Welfare
Published by the Foundation Center $95
The Foundation Directory
Revised Annually, compiled by the Foundation Center
All books available from the Foundation Center (1-800-424-9836)
The Foundation Center also offers an Associate’s Program which includes:
In-person visit or phone consultation with Foundation Center staff member at New York City or Washington, D.C. library.
Toll-free telephone number for information specialists to answer reference questions.
Member’s guide and special billing privileges.
Complimentary copy of Foundation Fundamentals which takes you step by step through the funding research process.
The Center also offer “Custom Computer Searches” — a computer search of the Foundation Center’s databases for granting agencies that custom-fit your agencies needs.
The Foundation Center
79 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003
424 East 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128-6804