Adoption Event Grant Tiers
Adoption Partners are eligible to receive the following Event Grants based on the number of adoptable pets brought to the event.
The maximum adoption event grant an organization can receive in the US is $5,000. Event grant funding is awarded on a first come, first served basis. Adoption Event Grants will be determined based on the number of animals brought to the event.
When are the National Adoption Weeks taking place in 2023?
There are three National Adoption Weeks in 2023:
- March 6-12
- July 10-16
- November 6-12
Do I need to reapply to become an Adoption Partner?
If your organization has not facilitated an adoption in the last three years, you will need to reapply to participate in the in-store adoption program.
Please contact your local PetSmart Store Leader to begin the process. Click here to find your local PetSmart store. Please note that the Adoption Partner application and approval process takes four to six weeks to complete.
What if I am not currently an approved PetSmart Charities Adoption Partner?
If your organization would like to facilitate adoptions at a PetSmart store, please contact your local PetSmart Store Leader to begin the process. Click here to find your local PetSmart store. Please note that the Adoption Partner application and approval process takes four to six weeks to complete.
Are you requiring a minimum number of adoptions?
No, PetSmart Charities does not require a minimum number of adoptions. All 501(C)3 and municipal animal welfare organizations are encouraged to apply to become approved Adoption Partners.
PetSmart Charities offers donated space in PetSmart stores and opportunities for adoption event grant funding to any approved Adoption Partner independent of the number of adoptions they perform.
Will adoption rewards apply to any adoption that my organization facilitates?
No. Only adoptions facilitated at a PetSmart store from an approved Adoption Partner will be eligible for rewards.