Frequently Asked Questions

What Does the Foundation Do?
Eastwood Ranch Foundation provides support to animal welfare groups, non kill shelters, rescues and sanctuaries around the U.S. by providing funding,support and logistical assistance to help better manage their organization.
What is the Eastwood Ranch Foundation?
The Eastwood Ranch Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit founded by actress/director Alison Eastwood to support her love of animals and dedication to animal welfare.
How does Eastwood Ranch Foundation decide where donations go?
Funding is decided on a case by case and/or need basis. Each sanctuary and shelter is personally vetted by our foundation to ensure donations are properly applied towards helping those animals.
What does Eastwood Ranch Foundation not fund?
The ER Foundation does not support kill shelters or sanctuaries that buy, breed, sell or trade animals of any kind.
How can I help?
Adopt your next pet from an animal rescue organization or local shelter.

Volunteer with a local rescue group, non-kill shelter or animal sanctuary.Please make sure to do your own research so ensure that you are giving your time to a reputable organization.You can also volunteer to foster an animal.There are many unwanted pets who need a temporary home until they can be adopted.Local shelters and rescue groups need physical donations too. Blankets, old news papers, towels etc. are usually needed.Reach out to them and find out how you can be of service.

Do not go to Circuses or support any entertainment that involves animal cruelty.

Sign petitions supporting animal welfare causes and pass them on to friends and family to sign too.

Do you accept donations?
Yes, Helping and caring for animals is a large financial undertaking and money donations are always needed. Consider making a tax-deductible donation to the Eastwood Ranch Foundation.
What are your adoption fees?
Our adoption fees are $350 for dogs, single cat is $175 (1 fee for two cats, if adopted at the same time).
Where are you located?
Currently, we do not have one central location. Our rescues are housed either at boarding facilities, foster family homes or animal vet clinics depending on their needs and available temporary housing situation. We will have a location in the near future though. We are hoping to open our Eastwood Ranch Foundation Facility in Agoura Hills towards the end of 2023 if all goes as planned. You can learn more about it here.
Can I meet the pet before I decide to adopt?
Yes you can meet the pet before. Once you submit an Adoption Application, we will contact you and discuss where you can meet the pet before you make any final decisions.