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Grants available-

January 16, 2014

I am updating this blog post for applicability to Hurricane Harvey, and to add/remove grant makers as needed.  There is also information in here that is applicable to those recovering from wild fires, earlier floods, etc.
~Vivi 8/31/17

Harvey/disaster specific grant makers:

  1. http://www.aspcapro.org/grant/2013/02/13/emergency-and-disaster-grants (ASPCA emergency/disaster grant, includes the hay support grant mentioned below)
  2. http://www.animaldisasterfunding.org/ (all animals)
  3. http://www.petfinderfoundation.com/for-shelters/ (specifically for shelters- they are doing Harvey grants)
  4. https://www.petsmartcharities.org/pro/grants/emergency-relief (fabulous grantmaker, but has to go through/to a qualifying organization- I have worked with my local Animal Control to get petsmart donations for disaster relief before).
  5. https://foundation.aaep.org/harvey (active Harvey supply drive in Lexington)
  6. http://equineprotectionfund.org/programs.php (emergency horse feed assistance)
  7. http://www.avmf.org/whatwedo/animal-disaster-relief-and-response-fund/ (The AVMF provides several grants each year to veterinarians, Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams (VMAT), state and national organizations for reimbursement, relief, disaster planning, training, and response efforts. We are committed to raising funds to go directly towards the Animal Disaster Relief and Response efforts.)
  8. https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/disaster-assistance-program/index (disaster assistance for farms, ranches, etc)
  9. https://www.usda.gov/topics/farming/grants-and-loans (general information and links for farming/ranching assistance)
  10. https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/disaster-assistance-program/emergency-assist-for-livestock-honey-bees-fish/index (the Harvey specific programs may not have been released yet)
  11. https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/disaster-assistance-program/livestock-indemnity/index (pays for 75% of average fair market value for livestock killed by weather or attacks by animals re-introduced to the wild)
  12. https://www.farmaid.org/our-work/grants/  WILLIE … need I say more.  Love this guy for all he does for farmers.

I want to thank my friends Sarah Barnett, at the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), and Rebecca Gimenez, Director and head instructor of Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue, Inc.  (TLAER, Inc.)- she LITERALLY wrote the book on Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue for all sorts of situations, for this pretty darned extensive list of grants:

FOR THOSE LOOKING FOR GRANTS – Don’t say that we don’t try to help you make it happen… LOL! here are a few that you might want to check out… updated as of 8/2017.

1) The ASPCA Equine Fund provides grants to non-profit, equine welfare organizations in the United States for efforts related to horse protection. Grant info is available at: http://www.aspcapro.org/grant/2013/02/11/grants-aspca-equine-fund

2) ASPCA Emergency Hay Support Grants are available for 501c(3) rescues that have been hit hard by rising hay prices. In 2008, ASPCA equine-related grants totaled more than $500,000 and were distributed in 40 states. To apply, go to http://www.aspcapro.org/grant/2013/02/13/emergency-and-disaster-response-grants.

3) The Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation provides support for animals in domestic pet programs including animal welfare foundations, pet rescue and rehabilitation organizations, therapeutic and humane education pet programs. For more information, a pdf document is available at http://www.cybergrants.com/pls/cybergrants/ao_login.login?x_gm_id=2727&x_proposal_type_id=9874

4) The Brennan Equine Welfare Fund assists equine rescue shelters across the country that provide dignity to aged, injured, abused, starved and slaughter-bound horses, as well as those used in medical experimentation. This fund supports registered, 501(c) (3) organizations that specialize in retirement and rehabilitation services and offer a peaceful and permanent sanctuary for horses. Shelters which offer carefully scrutinized adoption and replacement services are also supported. To apply, go to http://www.brennanequinewelfarefund.com and click on “Grant Proposals.” (For additional information the 2015 contact was Linda Pavey at (513) 561-5251 or brennanequinewelfarefund@yahoo.com.)

5) The Equus Foundation raises public awareness in the value of horses through education and awards of grants to charities that illustrate the benefit of horses, promote equine welfare, and elevate equestrian sports. Visit http://www.equusfoundation.org

6) The Foundation Center http://foundationcenter.org is an excellent source of information for various kinds of potential funders. They offer an extensive SEARCHABLE database on U.S .grant makers as well as training programs (some are free while others are fee-based) covering all aspects of fundraising. They also publish a guide for foundations interested in funding environment- and animal welfare-related organizations. Locations are available in libraries across the country.

7) The Petco Foundation Grant was established in 1999 and since then, has raised and distributed more than $34 million through fundraisers and donations. To be eligible, local organizations must enlist the support of their local Petco store. For more information, go to http://www.petco.com/petco_Page_PC_petcofoundationhome.aspx or call 626-287-0952.

8) PetSmart Charities awards grants to 501c(3) animal welfare organizations. For more information on grant applications and guidelines, go to http://www.petsmartcharities.org/grants/.

9) AAEP Foundation accepts equine specific funding requests that are dedicated to the health and welfare of the horse. Funds are awarded to those requests that have the most impact on a national and/or international level. http://www.aaep.org/foundation_funding_grants.htm

10) Equine Protection Fund The Trail’s End program subsidizes some veterinary fees and disposal costs for humanely euthanizing suffering horses and other equines. To qualify, low-income horse owners must have verification from a licensed veterinarian. Emergency feed assistance is available to horse owners who have incurred temporary financial difficulty (job loss, medical emergency, foreclosure, etc.) within the past 6 months. The also provide assistance for gelding. http://equineprotectionfund.org/programs.php

11) Heart of a Horse The Heart of a Horse Foundation will provide a grant for farms, fellow non-profits associated with horses (rescue, therapy, community outreach) and individual horse owners needing support and assistance obtaining medicine. Horses are being slaughtered and put down for reasons otherwise handled by proper treatment and medicine; this grant will help rectify these cases. http://www.heartofahorse.org/about/about-hoah/

12) The following are “libraries” of grantmakers specific to animals, welfare, etc:

http://staff.lib.msu.edu/harris23/grants/2animal.htm (animal welfare, multiple sites listed)

https://www.library.wisc.edu/memorial/collections/grants-information-collection/resources/animal-welfare-funding-and-fundraising/ (large “library” of grant makers & resources)

https://www.animalsheltering.org/grant-listings (another library of animal rescue grants, mostly dealing with sheltering).

http://www.animalgrantmakers.org/current-members (“member” list of animal grantmakers)

https://redrover.org/grants-organizations

https://www.thebalance.com/best-animal-welfare-grants-125653

Programs directed specifically to Thoroughbred rescues or sanctuaries

13) After the Finish Line provides funding assistance to rescue organizations devoted to caring for Thoroughbred ex-racehorses and broodmares. They provide both grants and emergency funds to qualified Thoroughbred rescue and retirement organizations located throughout the United States. For more information on this grant program, go to: http://www.afterthefinishline.org/.

14) Blue Horse Charities was formed in 2001 to assist organizations that provide Thoroughbred racehorse retraining and adoption, and the emphasis is to keep all Thoroughbreds out of the hands of “killer buyers.” For more information or to fill out a grant application, go to: http://www.bluehorsecharities.org.

15) The mission of Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) is to “provide a better life for Thoroughbreds, both during and after their racing careers, by supporting retirement, rescue and research and by helping the people who work with them.” This enables TCA to offer equine grants for Thoroughbred rescue, rehabilitation, retraining, adoption, retirement and euthanasia. For more information, visit: http://www.tca.org

16) CARMA is dedicated to the goal of providing funding for the rehabilitation, retraining and/or retirement of Thoroughbred horses that have raced in California. http://www.carma4horses.org/about/carma-grants

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New updated info for Oklahoma Tornado Aid, Rescue and Help

May 21, 2013

I just obtained this list last night.  Please help me update it.  Thanks.

Many people do not realize that Amateur Radio operators (hams) will relay messages for free. Please understand that the messages are brief and will not be chatty and full of details, they’re all relayed into and out of a disaster area, so brevity and accuracy is imperative. Check with www.arrl.org for further information on this, under the National Traffic System.

New Info for Oklahoma donations and aid info:

TEXT BASED DONATION INFORMATION: STORM to 80888 for The Salvation Army USA. REDCROSS to 90999 for Redcross, or FOOD to 32333 for Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. Each text is for $10 charged to your phone bill.

To make a tax-deductible donation to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, visit www.regionalfoodbank.org or call 405.604.7111. You can also text FOOD to 32333 to give $10 to relief efforts

 To donate $5 to Red Cross from within Canada: REDCROSS to 30333

 The Animal Resource Center is taking in pets that have been misplaced by the tornado. They are located just North of Moore at I-240/i35 intersection. Address is 7949 S. I35 service Road. Number is 405-604-2892

 

  • Shelters Open for Tornado Victims: * PLEASE SHARE *

    Graceway Baptist Church, located at 1100 S.W. 104th in Oklahoma City.

    Oakcrest Church of Christ at 1111 S.W. 89th Street in Moore.

    Victory Church, located 4300 North MacArthur in Oklahoma City.

    Journey Church in Norman I-35 and Tecumseh Road is open as a shelter.

    Fifth Street Missionary Baptist Church, located at 801 N.E. 5th St. Oklahoma City.

    St. Andrews Church, located at S.W. 119th and May.

    The University of Oklahoma is opening up spaces in Housing for displaced families. Call (405)-325-2511 for more information.

    A triage center has been set up at the Warren Theater in Moore for anyone who need to be treated for their injuries.

    Tracy and Holly Porter told News 9 they have 60 acres with barns and pipe fencing just north of Seminole. Anyone needs somewhere to keep their cows and horses, call the Porters at (405)-777-6570 or (405)-921-0204.

    Sonya Martinez said she owns a 125,000 sq ft building at 4300 North MacArthur in Oklahoma City, and is offering services to anyone in need of shelter, food or prayer regarding this tornado.

    Resthaven Funeral Home on S.W. 104th and Western/Walker has water, bathrooms, and phones available for volunteers and victims.

    If cranes or equipment is needed for any tornado damage, the Association of Oklahoma General Contractors can provide equipment now. Contact Bobby Stem, AOGC, at (405)-520-1874.

    The Red Cross has set up a website for people who are looking for their families or friends in the areas hit by the tornado, just go to www.safeandwell.org.

 

If you want to donate on-line to the animals from OKC and those coming into the shelter from other areas who need medical or other care after these tornadoes, please go to www.okc.gov/animalwelfare and follow the link to the Donation Station. You can choose from a variety of donation options, including the Angel Fund, which pays for medical care for animals needing care.