American Kennel Club Humane Fund
Program Types Funded: Animal-Related, Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
The American Kennel Club Humane Fund, the charitable arm of the American Kennel Club, works to unite a broad spectrum of animal lovers in promoting the joy and value of responsible pet ownership through education, outreach, and grantmaking. The fund is accepting grant applications from women's shelters that permit pets. The Fund's Women's Shelter grants are awarded for essential operational support related to the housing of pets or capital improvements specifically for the housing and maintenance of pets. To be eligible, organizations must provide temporary or permanent housing for victims of domestic abuse and their pets or provide temporary or permanent housing for pets of victims of domestic abuse and have a formal, established working relationship with at least one nonprofit shelter for victims of domestic abuse. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations recognized as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Grants may not be used for fundraising purposes. Applications are accepted on a quarterly basis by the following dates: February 15, May 15, August 15, November 15. Funding is available nationwide. Applications may be submitted online or by regular mail.
The AKC Humane Fund, Inc.
Attention: Grant Review Committee
260 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Maximum Grant: $1,000
Deadline: May 15, 2019
Guidelines and Application: http://www.akchumanefund.org/forms/womens_shelters_grant