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How to Become an Alliance Participating Organization (APO)

Thank you for your interest in joining the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals. Before you complete the application, please review the following information.

We are a New York City project.

Before you apply to become an Alliance Participating Organization (APO), you must demonstrate that you are an approved New Hope Partner in good standing with Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C), and have been so for at least six months. However, being an approved New Hope Partner does not guarantee that you will be approved as an APO.  

AC&C's New Hope Department and the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals are two separate organizations.

APO Application Process

To apply to become an Alliance Participating Organization (APO):

  1. Print and fill out an APO Application.

  2. Mail the following to: Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, 244 Fifth Avenue, Suite R290, New York, NY 10001-7604:

Your completed APO Application;

A photocopy of your organization's 501(c)(3) documentation;

Confirmation that you are registered with the New York State Charities Bureau and have a registration number;

Reference letters from three sources; and

A copy of your approved AC&C New Hope Partner application.

If your APO application is considered, we will contact you to arrange for a site visit to your location.

Please note: The Mayor's Alliance processes APO Applications twice a year.