What You Can Do

Elephants - Photo by Nick Carson

Make a Donation

Our work to protect animals would not be possible without the generous donations we receive each year. AWI is committed to using our donors’ contributions for the direct benefit of animals, with 90% of funds going toward program expenses.


Take Action to Help Animals

Take action to help protect animals by visiting AWI’s Compassion Index and signing up for Action eAlerts. Please spread awareness about these issues with your friends and family and encourage them to take action, too!

Get Involved/How Else Can I Support AWI?

  • Spread the word about AWI to your friends, family, and social media audiences.
  • Make the Animal Welfare Institute your charity of choice while shopping on Amazon by using AmazonSmile. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to AWI whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.
  • Visit our Job Openings & Internships page to learn about available opportunities.

Animal Programs

Please click on a topic below to learn more about AWI’s programs and find out what you can do to help animals:

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