Foundation / Corporation
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
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Grants ranging from $500 to $25,000 to USA nonprofit animal welfare organizations and government agencies in multiple States for animal rescue planning and preparedness activities for both natural and human-caused disasters. Funding will be provided to organizations that offer disaster relief services for both human and animal populations in their communities.
Eligible States include Kansas, Iowa, Arkansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and South Dakota.
For the purposes of these grants, a disaster is defined as a threatening or occurring incident of such destructive magnitude and forces as to dislocate people and animals, separate family members, damage or destroy homes, and/or injure or kill people and animals. A disaster produces immediate suffering, and prevents basic animal needs from being promptly or adequately addressed by the affected people.
This grant program covers planning and preparedness activities for both natural and human-caused disasters. Natural disasters include floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, hail storms, wildfires, windstorms, epidemics, droughts and earthquakes. Human-caused disaster, whether intentional or not, include oil spills, fires, infrastructure damage, transportation accidents, hazardous materials release, explosions, and acts of terrorism.
Eligible requests from the ASPCA disaster resiliency funding include grant assistance for the following purposes:
-Emergency animal shelter supplies and equipment
-Rescue supplies and equipment
-Start-up costs to establish a SART or CART
-Development and application of policies, strategies and practices to avoid or limit (mitigate) the impact that an emergency or disaster will have on a community or population of animals
-Exercises to test disaster plans
-Training for staff and/or volunteers
-Temporary staffing for disaster planning and program management
-Reasonable travel expenses for collaborating partners to engage in planning for a regional or state level plan or exercise.
GrantWatch ID#: 155255
Grants may range from $500 to $5,000 on average, with certain equipment packages considered up to $25,000.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Click here to apply online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_900?SA=SNA&FID=35212
For questions about this program, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For application submission inquiries/technical difficulties, please contact the ASPCA Grants team: http://info.aspcapro.org/acton/form/3485/0195:d-0001/0/index.htm
USA: Arkansas; Iowa; Kansas; Minnesota; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; North Dakota; Oklahoma; South Dakota
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