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Animal Protection Grant List


Grants Awarded for the Fiscal Year 2021-2022

Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation
Alberta, Canada
Support for food and medical expenses for wildlife patients

Alley Cat Rescue
Sherman Oaks, CA
Support for the funding of 90 spay/neuter procedures at $55 per cat in Los Angeles

American Wild Horse Campaign
Davis, CA
Support for Year 3 of Virginia Range (Nevada) PZP Fertility Control Program that humanely manages the 3,000 wild horses in northern Nevada

Animal Grantmakers
Port Angeles, WA
Support for the 2022 Animal Grantmakers Annual Conference in Berkeley California, October 23-26

Animal Protection of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM
Support for direct services for an estimated 300 equines in need

Animal Rescue League of Berks County
Birdsboro, PA
Support for subsidizing 300 trap-neuter-return surgeries for rural and at risk communities

Animal Rescue of the Rockies
Aurora, CO
Support for spay/neuter/vaccination of 150 feral kittens

Animal Watch
Boulder, CO
Support for general operating funds to build capacity throughout the United States to help wild animals in need

Animals and Society Institute
Ann Arbor, MI
Support for a special issue of the Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science looking at how animal lives are impacted by pandemics, climate change and other disasters

Arlee Rehabilitation Center
Missoula, MT
Support for spay/neuter clinic serving underprivileged Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana, sterilizing minimum of 200 cats and dogs

Belize Wildlife & Referral Clinic
Cayo District, Belize
Support for general operating of veterinary care, rescue and rehabilitation to imperiled wildlife of Belize

Belmopan Humane Society
Belmopan, Belize
Support for monthly spay neuter clinics as well as one mega clinic

Big Bend Pets
Alpine, TX
Support to help reduce cat overpopulation in the Big Bend region of Texas

British Columbia SPCA
Vancouver, British Columbia
Support for Wild Baby Animal Nursery

Catskill Animal Sanctuary
Saugerties, NY
Support for ongoing, direct care for more than 200 rescued animals of 11 species of farm animals and equines

Citizens for Alternatives to Animal Research & Experimentation
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Support for efforts to establish the National Center for Alternatives to Animals in Research, a proposed Center within the NIH

Coalition for Feral Cats of Lehigh Valley
Nazareth, PA
Support for a new and improved form of TNR called TNR+ emphasizing greater benefits to the animals, not the humans involved

Colorado Feline Foster Rescue
Morrison, CO
Support for feline foster care: rescuing cats and kittens and providing socialization, sterilization, vaccination until placement into loving homes

Colorado State University Foundation
Fort Collins, CO
Support for a research project entitled, Understanding Public Perspectives towards strategies for Promoting Human-Carnivore Coexistence in Colorado.

Community Cat Coalition of Clark County
Las Vegas, NV
Support for spay/neuter/vaccination of 250 feral cats

Defenders of Wildlife
Washington, DC
Support for bear coexistence work in the Selkirk ecosystem to promote tolerance and reduce the likelihood of human-bear conflicts

DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital
Portland, OR
Support to establish a wildlife and exotics ward in its hospital

Earth Island Institute/WildFutures
Berkeley, CA
Support to carry out wildlife protection programs and strengthen the efficiency and long-term sustainability of the organization

Earth Island Institute/Raptors are the Solution
Berkeley, CA
Support for a multi-pronged public awareness campaign centered around the dangers of anti-coagulants to wildlife

Earth Law Center
Durango, CO
Support to lead a policy and educational campaign endorsing the release of ‘Lolita’ from the Miami Seaquarium based on indigenous rights and belief system

End of the Trail Rescue
Olathe, CO
Support for general operating costs associated with providing life-time care for rescued horses

Endangered Species Protection Agency
Coalville, UT
Support for an investigation and expose into the unethical practices of the whaling industry in the Norwegian and Barents Seas that target Minke whales

Farm Sanctuary
Watkins Glen, NY
Support for direct care and sanctuary expenses associated with rescue of exploited and abused farm animals

Feline Fix
Commerce City, CO
Support for low-cost, high-quality spay neuter program for feral, free-roaming, and other vulnerable cats in the metro Denver area

Fix West Texas
Midland, TX
Support for a Trap/Neuter/Return program in underserved neighborhoods in Midland, Texas

Friends of Feral and Homeless Cats and Kittens
Alderson, WV
Support for spay/neuter, medical care and transport of cats to rescue organizations in New England for adoption

Friends of Foothills Animal Shelter
Golden, CO
Support for launch of first Trap/Neuter/Return project focusing solely on Jefferson County, Colorado, the fourth most populous county in Colorado

Friends of the Terrell County Animal Shelter
Sanderson, TX
Support for a T/N/R project for free-roaming community cats

Furry Friends Rockin’ Rescue
Mandan, ND
Support for Medical Vet Unit, to outfit a trailer that becomes a mobile s/n, shot and microchip clinic for underserved communities

Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries
Phoenix, AZ
Support the core work of certifying sanctuaries and engaging in capacity building for care, safety and sustainability of accredited facilities caring for exotic, wild and farm animals

Greater Good Charities
Seattle, WA
Support to administer the Annie Lee Roberts Animal Emergency Rescue Fund

Greater Good Charities
Seattle, WA
Support for Save the Dogs of Romania’s efforts to help Ukranian animal shelters and displaced Ukranian citizens with their pets

Happy Cats Haven Manitou
Spring, CO
Support for the TNRCare program of Happy Cats Haven

Homeless Animals Relief Project
Senatobia, MS
Support for the spay/neuter/vaccinate program of 200-300 cats in rural northern Mississippi

Homeless Tails
Wayne, NJ
Support for reducing cat overpopulation and improving cat lives in economically-challenged Paterson, New Jersey, through TNR and targeted medical care

Hoo Haven Inc.
Durand, IL
Support for the rehabilitation, housing, enrichment, nutrition and veterinary care of recovering coyotes, bobcats, foxes and other wildlife

Humane Action Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Support Love Your Wild Neighbor education campaign to protect urban wildlife from unnecessary trapping and euthanasia

Humane Canada
Support to advance animal welfare across Canada through measuring and communicating Canada’s progress toward becoming a humane country that values animals

Humane Society of Catawba County
Hickory, NC
Support for purchasing 10 humane traps and a cat den container for feral cat spay/neuter program (mainly for loaning out)

Humane Society of Charles County
Waldorf, MD
Support for the Community Cat Health Initiative, providing TNR, vaccines, preventative treatment and other critical medical care to cats and kittens in managed community cat colonies

Humane Society of Greater Kansas City
Kansas City, KS
Support for monthly feral cat TNR clinics to help reduce the strain on underserved communities

Humane Society of San Bernardino Valley
San Bernardino, CA
Support for free or low cost cat spay/neuter program for low income residents

International Wildlife Coexistence Network
Garden City, ID
Support for three wildlife predator coexistence training webinars for wildlife managers, government officials and activists to gain tools for reducing conflicts with cougars, bears, coyotes, wolves and other animals

JJs Helping Paws Inc.
Canon City, CO
Support for trapping, neutering, vaccinating and returning 100 feral/community cats in Fremont County, Colorado

Juliana’s Animal Sanctuary
Gaithersberg, MD
Support for a medical center on-site at this South American (Columbia) sanctuary for routine spaying/neutering and emergency care

Karma Cat + Zen Dog Rescue Society
Milltown, NJ
Support for expanding a Trap Neuter and Return program to help control cat populations

Kitty Revolution
Lakeville, MN
Support for spay
/neuter program

Les Chats du Mercantour
Tinee, France
Support for the Kalymnos Cat Project

Leslie County Animal Shelter
Hyden, KY
Support for county shelter’s spay and neuter program for low income residents

Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Boston, MA
Support for low cost spay/neuter for owned and community cats in four boroughs of Boston

Meow Mission Limited
Mishawaka, IN
Support for s/n of 125 community cats at a mobile home park in Mishawaka, Indiana

Minnesota Spay Neuter Assistance Program
Minneapolis, MN
Support for spaying and neutering through its mobile clinic on two Native American reservations

Monroe County Friends of Animals
Vonore, TN
Support for spay/neuter services for 90 cats in low-income areas of Monroe County, Tennessee

Morris Animal Foundation
Denver, CO
Support for two-year research project to develop best practice guidelines for Marsupial Rehabilitation

Hidalgo, Mexico
Support for mass dog sterilization program in Huasca de Ocampo, Hidalgo, Mexico

No Animal Left Unfed
West Hartford, CT
Support to spay and neuter community cats

Northern Colorado Friends of Ferals
Fort Collins, CO
Support to spay/neuter/vaccinate and medically treat 100 feral cats in northern Colorado

Operation Community Cats
Boise, ID
Support for targeted TNVR (Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Return) of 200 community cats

Operation Topcat
Sneads Ferry, NC
Support for compassionate care for feral and abandoned cats in Onslow and Pender Counties, North Carolina

Orion Society
Jersey City, NJ
Support for the publication in print and digital format a moving and unusual true story that portrays how a service dog allowed a bright and promising young person to reclaim her life

Panthera Corporation
New York, NY
Support to complete the Puma Range-wide Assessment

PAWS Atlanta
Decatur, GA
Support for TNR on its own property and nearby colonies

PAWS Humane
Columbus, GA
Support for community cats program

PAWS of Muskingum County
Zanesville, OH
Support for two major PAWS activities – companion animal spay/neuter and TNR programs

Fix Them All
Gainesville, FL
Support to sterilize 420 cats through a voucher program

People for Native Ecosystems
Santa Fe, NM
Support for a permanent, public, educational resource for the City of Santa Fe regarding the importance of Prairie Dogs and the urgent need to protect them

People Promoting Animal Welfare
Greenback, TN
Support for spay/neuter, rabies, RCP vaccination, treatment for intestinal and external parasites for 500 cats

Port City Cat Rescue
Bossier City, LA
Support for TNR for at least 240 cats in a 12 month period

Portland Animal Welfare Team
Portland, OR
Support for spay/neuter services for cats from families experiencing homelessness or extreme poverty

Raton Humane Society
Raton, NM
Support for the creation of a humane program for feral cats in Raton, New Mexico

Rude Ranch Animal Rescue Inc.
Harwood, MD
Support for free spay/neuter surgery, rabies vaccination and ear tipping to community, feral and homeless cats

Safe Haven for Cats
Raleigh, NC
Support for “Free, Feral and Fixed,” providing spay and neuter surgery packages for 150 community cats in adjacent counties

Save the Chimps
Fort Pierce, FL
Support for sanctuary operations and priority initiatives to provide exemplary care to over 220 rescued chimpanzees, focusing on operant conditioning, an integrated care model carried out by the veterinary, behavioral and care-giving teams

South Pacific County Humane Society
Long Beach, WA
Support for sterilization surgery and vaccination of community cats

Southern Plains Land Trust Incorporated
Lamar, CO
Support for ongoing care of the Medicine Mound Ranch longhorn and bison herds

Temporary Home Animal Rescue
Casper, WY
Support for the Casper Community TNR Program to assist with the costs of spay/neuter surgeries and vaccinations for communty and feral cats living in Casper, Wyoming

Terre Haute Humane Society
Terre Haute, IN
Support for spay/neuter of 300 community cats

Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Support for an examination of Texans’ attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge of mountain lions

Think Wild
Bend, OR
Support to purchase food, material, and medical supplies necessary for providing species-specific care to injured and orphaned native wildlife

Tiger Sanctuaries Inc.
New York, NY
Support for the Animal Funders Atlas

Twin County Humane Society
Hillsville, VA
Support for enhanced trap-neuter-vaccinate-return push to finally overcome the ongoing problem of un-owned cats in the community

University of Idaho Foundation
Moscow, ID
Support to treat mange in bobcats and coyotes in the Santa Monica Mountains in California

Valley Zoological Society
Brownsville, TX
Support for the ongoing rehabilitation costs for injured and orphaned native wildlife of south Texas

Vanderburgh Humane Society
Evansville, IN
Support for subsidizing 100 public community cat spay/neuter surgeries

Washington Wildlife First
Seattle, WA
Support for efforts to reform state agencies overseeing fish and wildlife management

Whale and Dolphin Conservation – North America
Plymouth, MA
Support for research on vessel strike and fishing entanglement threats to the remaining 360 North Atlantic Right Whales given altered migration routes caused by climate change

Wildcare Foundation
Noble, OK
Support to expand wildlife hospital, support staff, and address infrastructure issues

Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation Sanctuary
Kendalia, TX
Support staff retention and other across-the-board hikes in cost

Woods Humane Society
San Luis Obispo, CA
Support for TNR of 300 community cats

Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary Inc.
High Falls, NY
Support for direct animal care including food, bedding, medical care and utilities for rescued residents

Yancey County Humane Society
Burnsville, NC
Support for 111 cat surgical sterilizations of low-income citizens

Grand Totals $1,083,380


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