2022 Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the following network partners for receiving a 2022 Rachael Ray No-Kill Excellence Grant, or a Rachael Ray Save Them All Grant. Our selection committee was presented with many exceptional projects to review, and 51 of those were chosen to be funded. From utilizing their own resources to help others around them, to working hard to improve their own lifesaving efforts - the recipients display the spirit and hope in which these grants stand for. Many projects that were chosen focus efforts on cats, transfers, mentorships, and TNR.

Kitten Foster Contacts

Thank you for participating in the Best Friends National Kitten Foster Campaign. With kitten season right around the corner, we are excited to be able to connect your organization with contacts who have expressed interest in fostering kittens. 

To view the list of potential kitten fosters in your area, enter the code you received via email in the box below.

Transport Connection Map

The Transport Connection Map is an online visual tool to help Network partners easily identify and directly connect with potential transport compatible partners. As a Network partner, you can use this tool to visualize the location of other sending and receiving organizations, view their Transport Profile and access the provided contact information.  

Spay/Neuter Resource Map

The Spay/Neuter Resource Map is a tool created to easily connect organizations and people with spay and neuter resources. Animal welfare organizations can use this map to connect with locations to help spay or neuter their own animals or provide this information to their constituents to use for personal pets. Contact information is included in each listing so you can easily connect directly with a location near you.  

2021 Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the following network partners for receiving a 2021 Rachael Ray No-Kill Excellence Grant, or a Rachael Ray Save Them All Grant. Our selection committee was presented with many exceptional projects to review, and 87 of those were chosen to be funded. From utilizing their own resources to help others around them, to working hard to improve their own lifesaving efforts - the recipients display the spirit and hope in which these grants stand for. Many projects that were chosen focus efforts on cats, transfers, mentorships, and intake prevention.

No-Kill Community & Shelter Map

There are thousands of no-kill communities throughout the United States, and more are being added every month. These no-kill communities act on core values that prioritize the health and safety of pets and people in that community — and focus on saving lives through pet adoption, spay/neuter, trap-neuter-return and other lifesaving programs.

See the map below to find no-kill shelters and communities across the country.