Animal Shelter Software

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Giveffect is your one-stop software for online, offline, in-kind donation tracking, donor, volunteer, adoption management, fundraising, and communication. Save more pets in less time by engaging with people more efficiently with easy-to-use animal welfare software.

Whether you are a large humane society or a smaller animal shelter or rescue, you can easily manage donors, volunteers, and adopters in one place while automating data entry, outreach, and more. We built our easy-to-use animal welfare management software for animal rescue groups, shelters, and other animal-driven nonprofits.

Fundraising & Donor Management Software

With Giveffect's animal shelter management software, you can increase revenue and manage your donors and all fundraising activities in one place. Whether you want to have a pet care workshop, a gala, or a peer-to-peer fundraiser for a pet-friendly walk, we help you save time and optimize your fundraising efforts.

Ticketed Events

Power your next workshop, Wash-a-Pup Day, pop-up cat cafe or any other ticketed event with Giveffect. Customize your tickets, and automate payment processing, sales and attendance tracking. When your supporter purchases a ticket—we do the rest. All ticket confirmation emails are automatically sent, and a copy of the ticket stores within each constituent profile.

On the event day, simply scan the ticket with Giveffect's Event Buddy App to track attendance.

Ticketed events webpage

Sell Merchandise

Turn your online fundraising campaign into an online store with your branded merchandise for pets and the lucky folks who love them. From t-shirts to toys, treats and bowls, offer your community products and an additional opportunity to support your organization.

Fundraising Product Table

Peer-to-Peer & Team Fundraising

Simplify peer-to-peer fundraising with branded and customized campaign pages plugged seamlessly into your existing website. And tap into your network of donors, volunteers and corporate sponsors to recruit supporters for your next dog walk or another initiative.

Empower your constituents to create fundraisers in celebration or memory of a beloved pet.

All of your participants' data is stored automatically in the database. And you can measure the success with built-in real-time data analytics and reporting.

Recruit team leads


Turn your next event into a fundraising opportunity and an exciting experience for your community with the online, silent, in-person or hybrid auction capabilities within Giveffect.

Auctions webpage

Giveffect Software for Adoption & Foster Management

We help save you time and make it easy to manage everything that goes into an adopter's relationship, from applications to payment tracking. Eliminate manual work and spend more time with animals and people.

Data Migration & Support

With Giveffect's shelter and animal rescue management software, our data migration team helps you migrate all your records into your new system. Our top-rated customer support team is there with you from the start and checks in with you regularly. You don't need to be, or have, a tech expert to effectively use Giveffect's 10-in-one platform.

Data migration and customer support

Digital Applications

Reduce the manual work associated with collecting applications for adoption and fostering. And never misplace or forget about a constituent with Giveffect. Create custom, web-based, online applications. Once completed, all applications are securely stored in one central location.

With our animal rescue database software, you can easily utilize filters to quickly search for a foster parent's capacity, availability and preferences. Use this information to target efforts and communications as needs and opportunities arise.

Digital Services Database

Adoption & Foster Screening Event Management

Create online or in-person events with Giveffect's RSVP campaigns. Allow your constituents to choose a time and location, and collect basic demographic information ahead of time.

Coordinators can track attendance and utilize communications tools within Giveffect to stay in touch, develop relationships with potential adopters and foster parents and notify them of the following steps or future opportunities.

Scheduling hour tracking

Payment Tracking

Process adoption payments through Giveffect. All information is securely stored within Giveffect's all-in-one animal rescue software to convert your adopters and foster parents into donors and advocates for your organization.

Giveffect's Donation Gift Tracking View

Animal Shelter Volunteer Management Software

With resources stretched so thin, volunteers are the heart of animal welfare organizations. We help save you time and make it easy to attract, onboard and manage your office or shelter volunteers with 10-in-one software loved by animal welfare organizations.

Volunteer Scheduling

From scheduling dog walkers to caring for pets in the shelter, reduce manual work, inefficiencies, mistakes, communication issues and stress by equipping your organization with volunteer scheduling software.

  • Make Volunteering Easy with an Online Calendar

    Simplify volunteer scheduling with an online calendar plugged seamlessly into your existing website. Provide your volunteers with the option to sign up, join a "waitlist" or complete a "group reservation". And use "password protection" for any volunteer assignments requiring specific skills.

  • Mobilize Volunteers with Campaign Pages

    Extend the reach and recruit more volunteers for an adoption event, dog walk, or any other volunteer events you plan with custom volunteer campaign pages. Give your volunteers an opportunity to sign up as individuals or groups, or create their own teams. All campaign pages are mobile-friendly and shareable on social media to extend reach, attract more volunteers and bring more attention to your cause.

Example of Online Volunteer Calendar Tool

Volunteer Application & Waiver Tracking

Ensure compliance for every volunteer across projects. Customize and collect Volunteer Applications, Volunteer Liability and Minor Liability Waivers online, and always have them available when needed. Giveffect stores a digital copy of the completed waiver and automatically sends thank you notes to volunteers for completing it.

Example of Liability Waiver Signature

Volunteer Registration

Utilize Giveffect's Event Buddy App on your phone, tablet, or computer to efficiently check volunteers in and out.

Volunteer Checkin using QR code

Animal Shelter Marketing & Communication

Communicate with your donors, volunteers, adopters and foster parents without leaving Giveffect. Is your constituent a dog person or a cat person? Create segmented lists and targeted campaigns that personally appeal to all of your constituents in minutes.

  • Email Campaigns

    Forget about sending a generic email that doesn't bring attention, or funding, to your cause. Instead, tell a relevant story to your audience. Utilize Giveffect's powerful segmentation feature to send a personalized message that resonates and encourages action.

  • Text Messaging

    Utilize SMS text messaging to notify your community of upcoming events, fundraising campaigns, or event changes due to the weather. With this feature, your supporters can be reached in real-time and will stay in the loop.

    In addition, Giveffect's animal shelter software's text-to-give feature can help you streamline and simplify the entire donation process and enhance the experience for your supporters.

  • Direct Mail

    With Giveffect, print letters, annual statements, invoices, tax receipts and more! Easily embed computational mail merge replacement variables such as donor giving totals, volunteer hours, and other detailed stats only possible through advanced database queries.

To get started, book a demo to unlock your animal welfare or animal shelter's potential with Giveffect today.