For over 40 years, the Animal Legal Defense Fund has worked relentlessly to end animal cruelty and injustice. As the only national animal protection organization dedicated exclusively to fighting animal cruelty using the power of the law, we’re leading the charge in establishing the basic legal protections animals need and deserve. Your tax-deductible donation today will help fight animal cruelty and save innocent animals’ lives.
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization (our EIN number is 94-2681680) that advocates for greater legal protections for animals. We rely almost entirely on individual, tax-deductible contributions from caring members and donors like you.
Mail-in donations may be sent to:
Animal Legal Defense Fund
525 East Cotati Ave.
Cotati, CA 94931
The Animal Legal Defense Fund announced the expansion of its Animal Law Course Grant Program to allow accredited law schools to apply for $5,000 grants to fund new introductory and advanced animal law courses, or existing courses that are in danger of being cancelled due to budget cuts.March 1, 2021 Press Release
The United States District Court for the Northern District of California ruled in favor of the Animal Legal Defense Fund and its co-plaintiffs, denying an attempt by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to dismiss a lawsuit against the agency.February 23, 2021 Press Release
A Courtroom Animal Advocate Program (CAAP) bill, S.2868/A.4533, which would allow law students and volunteer lawyers to advocate for animal victims in cruelty criminal cases, unanimously passed the New Jersey Senate. The bill is sponsored by Senator Nicholas Scutari and Assemblyman Raj Mukherji and endorsed by the Animal Legal Defense Fund.February 19, 2021 Press Release