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AFRICAN ELEPHANT CONSERVATION

The U.S. African Elephant Conservation Act of 1988 established a funding program that supports the conservation of both African and Asian elephants in the wild. [More...]

ALTERNATIVES RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION

The Foundationís mission is to fund and promote the development, validation, and adoption of non-animal methods in biomedical research, product testing, and education. Universities and research institutions are eligible to apply for the Foundationís annual grant program. [More...]

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF EQUINE PRACTITIONERS FOUNDATION

The Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, supports research, education, benevolence, and the equine community. Priority is given to applications judged to have the greatest potential impact on the health and welfare of the horse on a national and international scope, or where emergency funding is needed. [More...]

AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB HUMANE FUND

The Fundís mission is to unite a broad spectrum of animal lovers in promoting the joy and value of responsible pet ownership through education, outreach, and grantmaking. The Fundís Womenís Shelters Grant provides financial assistance to domestic abuse shelters that accept pets. [More...]

AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS

The Societyís Equine Fund supports the programs of nonprofit equine welfare organizations in the United States that protect and aid horses suffering from cruelty and neglect. Grants fall into one of three categories: capital improvements, emergency grants, or education-related grants. [More...]

AMPHIBIAN ARK

The Organization is dedicated to conserving amphibians in danger of extinction. The Organizationís Amphibian Rescue Project Program is accepting proposals for small, start-up rescue projects focused on amphibian species that cannot be saved in the wild. [More...]

ANIMAL WELFARE APPROVED

The Organization is seeking proposals for its Good Husbandry Grants. The Organization, a market-based solution to growing consumer interest in how farm animals are raised, certifies family farms that raise their animals with the highest welfare standards. [More...]

ANIMAL WELFARE INSTITUTE

The Instituteís mission is to reduce the sum total of pain that people inflict on animals. One of the Instituteís priorities is cruel factory farms, which it seeks to reduce through its Animal Welfare Approved program. [More...]

ANIMAL WELFARE TRUST

The Trust seeks to assist organizations whose work can help alleviate animal suffering and/or raise public consciousness toward giving animals respect. Projects that support farm animal reform, humane education, and vegetarianism, both through direct projects as well as through our grant program are of particular interest. [More...]

ARTHUR L. & ELAINE V. JOHNSON FOUNDATION

The Foundation targets its grantmaking to organizations, which provide for the care, benefit, support, and preservation of German shepherd Seeing Eye dogs or other animals trained to assist sight impaired or otherwise handicapped individuals. The Foundation also supports organizations that provide for the preservation, care, and benefit of wildlife and the worldís natural resources. [More...]

ASPCA

The Organizationís Equine Fund provides grants to U.S. nonprofit equine and other animal welfare organizations that fare for horses, mules, donkeys, and ponies in alignment with the Organizationís efforts to protect all equines. [More...]

ASPCA FOUNDATION

The Association provides support to a variety of U.S.-based animal welfare organizations through cash awards, sponsorships, executive and technical assistance, and training. The Association has a two-stage application process. [More...]

BANFIELD CHARITABLE TRUST

The Trust is focusing its grantmaking on organizations that make life better for pets and their families. Funding interests include promoting preventive healthcare for pets, teaching children about veterinary medicine and the pets they love, and veterinary education programs. [More...]

BANFIELD FOUNDATION

The Foundation is committed to improving the well-being of pets and communities by elevating the power of the pet-human bond; strengthening the pet welfare community; providing disaster relief for pets, and advancing the science of veterinary medicine through fostering innovation and education. The Foundationís Veterinary Assistance grants provide financial support to fund veterinary care programs for qualifying pet owners. [More...]

BAT CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL

The Organization works to educate everyone about the importance of bats in the ecosystem and effective bat conservation measures. The Organization has three main grant and research scholarship programs. [More...]

BERNICE BARBOUR FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on the preservation and care of animals with an emphasis on the prevention of cruelty to animals. Of special interest are hands-on programs that prevent animal cruelty. [More...]

BUILD-A-BEAR FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Build-A-Bear toy company. The Foundation's Bearemy's Kennel Pals supports animal shelters, organizations that rescue and rehabilitate stray pets, and educational programs about pets in the United States and Canada. [More...]

BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP

The Workshop provides support to domestic pet programs, including local animal shelters, stray pet rescue, and rehabilitation organizations and pet education programs through its Bearemyís Kennel Pals. Grants are awarded quarterly. [More...]

BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP BEAR HUGS FOUNDATION

The Foundationís Bearemyís Kennel Pals grants provide direct support for animals in domestic pet programs including animal welfare organizations, pet rescue and rehabilitation organizations, and therapeutic and humane education pet programs. There are two types of Kennel Pals grants: individual project grants and organization program grants. [More...]

CARIBBEAN CONSERVATION CORPORATION

The Foundationís Sea Turtle Grants program supports sea turtle research, conservation efforts, and education projects that benefit Florida sea turtles. Funding is provided for conservation, education, or research projects that add to the preservation of Floridaís marine turtles. [More...]

DJ&T FOUNDATION

Bob Barker, the retired host of ďThe Price Is Right,Ē created this Foundation to curb the problem of animal overpopulation. Named for his late wife, Dorothy Jo, and his mother, Matilda (Tilly) Valandra, both of whom loved animals, the Foundationís grantmaking is focused on low-cost spay/neuter clinics and voucher programs as a way to relieve canine overpopulation. [More...]

DORIS DAY ANIMAL FOUNDATION

The Foundation, formerly the Doris Day Pet Foundation, is named for actress Doris Day. The Foundation is dedicated to improving the health and welfare of the community by addressing the problems of pet overpopulation and homeless pets. [More...]

EDITH J. GOODE RESIDUARY TRUST

Animals are the Trustís sole focus. It supports proposals from various organizations it has supported in the past and that it still wishes to support and proposals from humane society seeking scholarship for staff training in nonprofit management. [More...]

EQUUS FOUNDATION

The Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life of horses, fostering the use of horses to enrich the lives of those in need, and educating the public about the horseís unique ability to empower, teach, and heal. The Foundation has two funding priorities: one related to the horse as therapy or recreation and the other related to the animal itself. [More...]

GREG BIFFLE FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on nonprofit humane societies, spay/neuter clinics, and no-kill animal shelters throughout the United States. Grants are awarded for spay/neuter initiatives, vet care/medical supplies, pet supplies, and operating expenses. [More...]

GREY MUZZLE

The Organization provides funding for organizations that have or seek to establish a program specifically for senior dogs. The Organization funds a range of senior dog programs including programs specifically promoting the adoption of senior dogs, Senior to Senior programs, long-term foster care, hospice, programs designed to prevent surrender of senior dogs, and programs focused on prevention of or early intervention in diseases that would otherwise be extremely costly to treat. [More...]

INTERNATIONAL ELEPHANT FOUNDATION

The Foundation is accepting proposals for African elephant in situ conservation projects. Grants will be awarded for projects in five areas: human/elephant conflict action, action to eliminate illegal killing and trafficking of elephants, community capacity building, conservation education, and management of elephant populations. [More...]

KENNETH A. SCOTT CHARITABLE TRUST

The Trustís grantmaking is focused on preventing cruelty to animals and promoting the humane treatment of companion animals (dogs, cats, and other species kept as household pets). Requests related to wildlife and other animals in other settings may also be considered. [More...]

LAURA J. NILES FOUNDATION

Supports projects and programs that foster life enrichment through canine and other types of animal companionship. Support is given to canine health research, animal protection and adoption, search and rescue training, human assistance, and similar fields. [More...]

MADDIE'S FUND

The Fund supports the well-being of companion animals and is devoting its resources to help make the United States a ďno-killĒ nation. Funding is earmarked for local coalitions that combine the talents and resources of adoption guarantee organizations, animal-control agencies, and traditional shelters to end the killing of healthy and treatable shelter dogs and cats in their communities within 10 years. [More...]

MEACHAM FOUNDATION MEMORIAL GRANT

Administered by American Humane, the grant was established in 1969 in memory of Ms. Tressa Meacham to provide financial assistance to agencies for shelter expansion or improvement. [More...]

MORRIS ANIMAL FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on research to protect, treat, and cure animals. It established the Betty White Wildlife Rapid Response Fund in March 2010 to give wildlife researchers timely monetary aid that will allow them to respond to unexpected events such as natural disasters and emerging diseases. [More...]

NATIONAL ANTI-VIVISECTION SOCIETY

The Societyís Sanctuary Fund serves animals in emergency situations, where immediate intervention is necessary. The Fund is national in scope. [More...]

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY

The Societyís Big Cats Initiative seeks to halt declines in the lion population by the year 2015 and to restore lion populations to sustainable levels. Since the 1940s when lions numbered an estimated 450,000, that number today hovers around 20,000. [More...]

NUTTALL ORNITHOLOGICAL CLUB

The Club is the first North American organization devoted to ornithology and once included members such as renowned birder Roger Tory Peterson. One of the Clubís primary goals is to publish ornithological literature. [More...]

PEDIGREE FOUNDATION

The pet food Foundation supports organizations that help dogs in need find their loving homes. Since 2008, the Foundation has awarded 3,812 grants to shelters and rescue organizations. [More...]

PETCO FOUNDATION

The Foundationís mission is to support and promote community groups and efforts that help better the lives of animal companions, while strengthening the relationships between people and their pets. The Foundationís grantmaking is focused on the 4Rs: Reduce, Rescue, Rehabilitate, and Rejoice. [More...]

PETFINDER FOUNDATION

The Foundationís mission is to end the euthanasia of adoptable pets. The Foundation targets its grantmaking to three core areas: Quality of Life, Disaster and Emergency Response, and Sponsor a Pet. [More...]

PETFINDER.COM FOUNDATION

The Foundation was created in 2003 to ensure no pet is euthanized for lack of a home. The Foundation helps animal shelters and adoption organizations better communicate their needs and services; works with Petfinder members to enhance their adoption program and percentages; and provides financial and technical assistance to animal organizations affected by natural disasters. [More...]

PETSMART CHARITIES

The Charities mission is to improve the quality of life for all companion animals. Programs that save the lives of homeless pets and promote healthy relationships between people and pets are of particular interest. [More...]

PLANET DOG FOUNDATION

The Foundation is accepting applications for its national service dog program. Following its mission ďto promote and celebrate programs in which dogs serve and support their best friends,Ē the Foundation, the charitable arm of the eco-friendly dog product company, supports organizations that bring people and pets together for mutual benefit and support. [More...]

PRIMATE CONSERVATION INCORPORATED

The Organization is a nonprofit foundation founded to fund field research supporting conservation programs for wild populations of primates. Funding priority will be given to projects that study, in their natural habitat, the least known and most endangered species. [More...]

REDROVER

The Organizationís mission is to bring animals out of crisis and strengthen the bond between people and animals through emergency sheltering, disaster relief services, financial assistance, and education. Along with Sheltering Animals and Families Together, the Organization is providing Domestic Violence Safe Housing grants to enable organizations that provide emergency sheltering for victims of domestic violence to create space to house pets of domestic violence victims on-site with their families where little to no pet housing was previously available. [More...]

REGINA BAUER FRANKENBERG FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on animal welfare. Of particular interest are efforts to protect endangered and threatened species by supporting conservation and research and the reduction of homelessness, mistreatment, and euthanasia of companion animals. [More...]

SUMMERLEE FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on two areas: alleviating fear, pain, and suffering of animals and promoting animal protection and the prevention of cruelty to animals as well as researching, promoting, and documenting all facets of Texas history. Under the animal protection category, the Foundation has several interests: companion animals and wildlife. [More...]

THE BINKY FOUNDATION

The Foundation is dedicated to the protection of domestic and wild animals and the protection and expansion of animal habitats. It funds work in education, research, field studies, and habitat acquisitions. [More...]

THE GREG BIFFLE FOUNDATION

The Foundation was founded in 2005 by Greg and Nicole Biffle to create awareness and serve as an advocate for animals. Their objective was to use the power of the motor sports industry to improve the well-being of animals. [More...]

THE REGINA BAUER FRANKENBERG FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports organizations and programs that promote the care, conservation, treatment, well being, and prevention of cruelty to animals. Grants fund animal welfare efforts that protect endangered and threatened species and reduce homelessness, mistreatment, and euthanasia of companion animals. [More...]

THE SUMMERLEE FOUNDATION

The Foundation is a mission driven, proactive organization with a strong desire to address significant issues in animal protection and Texas history. The Foundationís mission is restricted to the following: alleviating fear, pain, and suffering of animals and to promote animal protection and the prevention of cruelty to animals; and to research, promote, and document all facets of Texas history. [More...]

TOP DOG FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on organizations that serve elderly and or ill dogs. Grants are awarded in four areas: Bentley Grants, A Home for Every Aging Heart, Dogs & Angels, and The Sanctuary. [More...]

WILLIAM AND CHARLOTTE PARKS FOUNDATION

Supports programs in animal protection. Organizations may receive funds for capital projects, general operating expenses, or for specific projects. [More...]

WILLIAM AND CHARLOTTE PARKS FOUNDATION FOR ANIMAL WELFARE

The Foundation supports animal protection organizations as well as funding individual scholars who are pursuing courses of study that might advance the trust foundersí goals. Funding is awarded for capital projects, general operating expenses, or for specific projects. [More...]

WINN FELINE FOUNDATION

The Foundation works to enhance the relationship between cats and humans through fostering improvements of feline health through research and education. The Foundation focuses its grantmaking toward encouraging veterinarians and researchers to focus attention on the health needs of cats. [More...]

WYOMING WILDLIFE FOUNDATION

The Foundationís Memorial Bear Fund honors the work of to biologists and two pilots who were killed in work-related accidents while conducting bear research in northwest Wyoming. Grants are awarded for Wyoming-based research, habitat protection, and education projects related to any species of bear in the state. [More...]



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