American Kennel Club: Women’s Shelters GrantsDeadline: February 15, 2017
The American Kennel Club (AKC) Humane Fund is committed to supporting the health and happiness of dogs across the nation. The intent of the AKC Women’s Shelter grant program is to provide funding to make it easier for women’s shelters to welcome pets and help break the cycle of domestic abuse. Grants are awarded for essential operational support relating to the housing of pets or capital improvements specifically for the housing and maintenance of pets.
Amount: Grants of up to $1,000 per year for up to 3 years are made (maximum of $3,000 over 3 years).
Eligibility: (A) a not-for-profit organization that provides temporary or permanent housing for victims of domestic abuse and their pets; or (B) a not-for-profit organization that provides temporary or permanent housing for pets of victims of domestic abuse and has a formal, established working relationship with at least one not-for-profit shelter for victims of domestic abuse. Applicants in category (A) are preferred.