Grants are still available to animal shelters, although not nearly as many as we’d like to see. Following are three opportunities you can check out. Be sure to read the rules carefully before you submit a grant application and complete the application as soon as possible if your shelter qualifies.31Jul2012 | Continued
Is your animal shelter or rescue group looking for additional cash to start new programs for homeless pets or help needy pets in your area? Check these five foundations and charities for grant opportunities. Some are large and well known but they often make grants to smaller organizations.12Feb2012 | Continued
Have you started researching grant possibilities for the new year? Following are five foundations and charities you should check out. If you qualify for any of these, assign someone at your shelter or rescue the task of applying within the specified timeframes and guidelines.23Dec2011 | Continued
Finding grants to help homeless pets is a challenge as you’ve no doubt discovered in the last couple of years. Many grantors have posted notices that they’re not taking applications at this time. However, don’t forget to continue checking the larger groups which are still offering grants. They’re still helping homeless pets in both large and small communities.17Aug2011 | Continued
Have you ever tried a challenge grant to raise money for your shelter or rescue? Many nonprofits find these grants to be a very effective way to generate funds. A challenge or matching grant typically matches funds dollar for dollar up to a certain amount for donations received. Here are some ideas for setting up a matching grant to benefit your shelter.
Develop a list of donors you can approach from time to time about offering a matching grant. Analyze past donations and ask your board and friends group for ideas. Try not to overdo it with any one individual. You can work with one donor or a group of donors for a matching grant.2Mar2011 | Continued
Animal shelters and rescues can find many grants online to help fund spay neuter clinics. Here are three of them:14Jul2010 | Continued
Check out these three grants for your shelter and the pets in your community.
American Humane is partnering with HomeAgain® to offer American Humane/HomeAgain Universal WorldScan™ grants to shelters that are members of both American Humane and HomeAgain.24Jun2010 | Continued
Check out these grant sources for your shelter as well as pets and humans in need in your community. Helping local pet owners take care of their pets when they can’t afford to may prevent these pets from becoming homeless.
The ASPCA offers many grants including emergency and disaster response grants, equine funds grants, grants to fight animal cruelty, grants for farm animals, grants for animal shelters and animal control agencies, grants for non-sheltering animal welfare organizations, and grants for spay/neuter programs. You’ll also find tips for grant seekers and a list of previous grant recipients on this page.2Jun2010 | Continued