Foundation / Corporation
Best Friends Animal Society - The Rachael Ray Foundation
10/23/20 5:00 PM MST
Grants of up to $50,000 and grants of up to $60,000 to USA animal welfare organizations, shelters, and rescue groups to save the lives of animals. Applicants must complete required registrations several weeks prior to the application deadline. Funding is intended to reduce the number of cats and dogs killed in American shelters. In addition, the Rachael Ray No-Kill Excellence Grant helps sustain organizations in no-kill communities.
Rachael Ray Save Them All Grants
All projects must demonstrate, with statistics, a direct impact on saving animals’ lives. Projects can be focused on just one event/program or can include multiple events/programs.
Proposed projects should align with regional priorities as identified by the 2019 National Dataset from the Pet Lifesaving Dashboard (https://bestfriends.org/2025-goal?_ga=2.45197095.2023164855.1601395849-1266074868.1601395849). Projects that satisfy these priorities will have the largest impact on lifesaving in each region.
For a full list of regional priorities, see the URL for Full Text below.
The Rachael Ray No-Kill Excellence Grants
The Rachael Ray No-Kill Excellence Grants fund projects that help no-kill organizations maintain their lifesaving while also assisting other organizations in their community reach the 90% threshold. These grants celebrate groups that are leading the movement through innovative partnerships, mentorships, and progressive collaborations within their community.
Funded projects are anticipated to be related, but not exclusive, to:
No-Kill Excellence Grants will fund scalable programs that support positive outcomes for animals in other network partner cities and emerging no-kill communities.
For more information about Rachael Ray No-Kill Excellence Grants, see https://network.bestfriends.org/opportunities/rachael-ray-no-kill-excellence-grants.
GrantWatch ID#: 136334
- Rachael Ray Save Them All Grants: Organizations can apply for a grant of up to $50,000, with the amount requested not exceeding 10% of their operating budget.
- Rachael Ray No-Kill Excellence Grants: Organizations can apply for a grant of up to $60,000.
Awarded grant funds must be spent within a one-year period.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
If you have questions that are not answered on the website about the grants or requirements, contact email@example.com. Please note that during an open grant cycle, response time to emails and voicemails is significantly delayed.
Regional specialists: https://network.bestfriends.org/about/meet-team
For network partners in Utah interested in applying for a grant, please contact Tracy Kelley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For network partners in NKLA interested in applying for NKLA focused grant, please contact Vania Campos at email@example.com.
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