Make a Donation to AWI

Our work to protect animals would not be possible without the generous donations we receive each year. The Animal Welfare Institute is committed to using our donors’ contributions for the direct benefit of animals. Because of our fiscal responsibility and transparency, AWI has been awarded a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator. Additionally, for the third consecutive year, we were named the top animal charity by the personal finance website WalletHub. All donations to AWI, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, are tax deductible (13-5655952).

Donations of $35 and above qualify for membership in AWI ($10 for students or seniors). For donations using an international credit card or address, PayPal is recommended. AWI keeps all donor information confidential. We never publish, share or sell any donor’s name, address, telephone or email. Learn more about AWI member benefits and join us! 

If you would like to update your address, contact information, and/or credit card information, please click here. If you prefer to donate by mail, please use this coupon and address the envelope to Animal Welfare Institute, 900 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20003.

More Ways to Give

There are many ways to support AWI’s work to protect animals, including bequests and donations of retirement plans, vehicles, stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Learn more below.

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