Make a Donation to the Cleveland APL

As a 501(c)(3) organization, the APL is an independent nonprofit agency that is not funded or controlled by any local government or national animal welfare agency. Since we receive no government funding, the Cleveland Animal Protective League relies on generous friends like you to make a difference in the lives of the animals for whom we shelter, rescue, and provide assistance.

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In Honor or Memory of a Pet

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Cleveland Animal Protective League Gift Acceptance and Donor Privacy Policies

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Donation, Planned Giving, or Estate Plan inquiries can be specifically addressed by our Development Office at 216-344-1353 or by e-mail at Identify your inquiry in the subject line with “Donation” to help us prioritize your mail.

*Our Combined Federal Campaign Number is 29857 Tax ID: 34-0714644.