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Giving to West Place

If you believe farm animals and wildlife are deserving of our care and compassion, we invite you to join us on our lifesaving mission.

EIN/Tax ID: 14-2005606

Checks can be mailed to:

West Place Animal Sanctuary

3198 Main Road

Tiverton, RI 02878


West Place Animal Sanctuary receives no annual funding from the Federal or state governments. We rely on individual donors, corporate donors, and grantmaking foundations and institutions to provide a permanent home and lifelong care to more than 100 farm animals, while rehabilitating dozens of injured and orphaned wildlife each year.

There are many ways to support our animals and our work on the farm, and all donations are tax deductible. Select the option below that is best for you, or contact us to discuss additional methods of giving.


Ways to Give


Online Giving

Donate with a credit card or through your PayPal account using our secure online donation form. Your donation will be received immediately and used to care for our rescue animals. Choose to cover the credit card processing fee and 100% of your donation will go to West Place!

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Sanctuary Sponsors

Become a #SanctuarySponsor for one (or more) of our animals and cover the cost of their ongoing care with monthly donations. You'll receive a full bio and photos of your sponsored animal, as well as annual updates and a year-end tax letter. Sponsors of large farm animals ($50+/month) will be invited to a private meet-and-greet.

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Bobbert Memorial Scholarship Fund

Help keep our popular Educational Internship programs free and accessible to high school and college students. Establish a named scholarship and provide a hands-on experience as unique as Bobbert. Partial scholarships are also available.

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Tribute Gifts

Donate in honor of a friend or family member, or in memory of a loved one. Your donation contributes to the ongoing care of rescued farm animals, and West Place will send an acknowledgement to the honoree or family of the deceased. 



Supporting farm animals and wildlife has never been easier! Just open the app and make your donation to @WestPlace-AnimalSanctuary (look for the photo of the alpaca). 


PayPal Giving Fund

PayPal Giving Fund is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that does not charge transaction fees, so 100% of your donation supports West Place every time you give. Donations are disbursed to West Place monthly so there is a bit of a delay, and a PayPal account is required but it's free to sign up.

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Stocks, Securities, DAVs and RMDs

West Place is able to accept donations of stocks and securities through You can also support West Place while maximizing your tax benefits by giving through a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) or allocating your retirement account's Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) directly to West Place.


Donate Crypto

West Place now accepts donations of cryptocurrency through Donate Bitcoin, Ethereum, or USD Coin and the Coinbase exchange will automatically convert your donation to US dollars and disburse to West Place. can also help with donations of other cryptocurrencies.


Planned Giving

Leave your legacy of compassion by including West Place Animal Sanctuary in your trust and estate plans. Your gift will ensure that future sanctuary residents have access to the care and accommodations they need to thrive, and you'll make an impact that persists beyond your own lifetime.

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Haven Heroes

Monthly recurring donations via credit card or PayPal provide a steady, reliable stream of funding for our sanctuary animals. Haven Heroes split their donation over the course of 12 months and receive a year-end tax letter for their total giving. After your first year as a Haven Hero, you'll receive complimentary access to one of our Visitors Weekends!


Pay It Forward

The Pay It Forward program gives businesses and sales professionals a way to make a lasting impact on their clients while supporting our farm animals. Thank your clients by making a donation in their honor, and West Place will invite them to tour the sanctuary and meet the animals! It's a win-win-win for everyone!


Employer Matching

Want to make your donation go even further? Ask your employer if they will match your gift. Many employers will match their employees donations 1:1, 2:1, or even 3:1! Every company is different, so contact your HR department to learn more.


Volunteer Grants

Also called "dollars for doers," volunteer grant programs reward employees' community involvement. Not only will you get paid time off to volunteer, but your employer will make a donation to West Place equivalent to your hourly rate for all of the hours you spend helping animals! Contact your HR department to learn more.

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Corporate Giving and Engagement

Join West Place and cultivate compassion, empathy, and social responsibility within your company. Businesses large and small have a variety of ways to support our life-saving work while providing meaningful team-building experiences to their employees.


Lees Market and Clements' Market Receipts

Every time you shop at Lees Market in Westport, MA, or Clements' Marketplace in Portsmouth, RI, be sure to save your receipt and send it to West Place! We compile receipts and submit them for a donation equivalent to 1% of the total purchase. When everyone shares their receipts, the results really add up.


Supplies and In-Kind Donations

Shop our Amazon Wish List to donate supplies that are needed at the sanctuary. You can also browse our Supply List for items you may have around the home or office. Please donate only the supplies listed or call us with questions.


Create Your Own Fundraising Campaign

Get your friends, family, colleagues, and neighbors involved by hosting a fundraiser for West Place. Celebrating a birthday or a special occasion? Ask for donations in lieu of gifts. Tools like Facebook Fundraisers, GoFundMe and other crowdfunding sites, and can help. Contact us with any questions.


Capital Projects, Infrastructure and Dream List

No organization accomplishes more with less, but in order to move West Place forward and remain open in perpetuity, we need "Animal Angels" to invest in our growth and success. You will have a profound impact and allow us make improvements, acquire assets, and achieve things we cannot otherwise afford to do. Contact us to learn more!

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