New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
01/10/18 4:00 PM Local Time
Grants to New York municipal and nonprofit animal shelters, pounds, and humane societies to support capital projects. Eligible projects include the renovation, rehabilitation, construction, acquisition, installation, or expansion of equipment, buildings, and facilities necessary for the secure containment, health and adequate care of sheltered dogs and cats.
GrantWatch ID#: 182483
1) In municipalities with a population of less than two million, for pounds, shelters or humane societies that are operated by or under contract for the provision of pound or shelter services with one or more municipalities:
i) For projects serving an individual municipality, grants of not less than Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000) and not more than Two Hundred Thousand Dollars ($200,000), not to exceed fifty percent (50%) of the total project cost, or
ii) For projects serving two or more municipalities, grants of not less than One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) and not more than Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000), not to exceed seventy-five percent (75%) of the total project cost.
2) In municipalities with a population of more than two million, for pounds, shelters or humane societies that are operated by or under contract for the provision of pound or shelter services with one or more municipalities, grants of not less than One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) and not more than Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000), not to exceed seventy-five percent (75%) of the total project cost.
Proposed projects must be completed within two years of the contract start date (3/1/2018).
Municipal and incorporated not-for-profit pounds, shelters and humane societies are eligible applicants.
Depending on the funding requested, applicants will need to provide a minimum of twenty-five percent (25%) or fifty percent (50%) of the total project costs. Matching funds must be in the form of cash and be applied to eligible cost categories.
New York State vendors must register in the Gateway and establish users in the system. To start this process, from the Grant Opportunity Portal, under Registration, click “Request Access Now!” to view your options.
Questions concerning this RFP should be sent to Alexandra Chiusano (see contact details below). All questions must be submitted in writing by December 27, 2017.
A list of questions, answers to those questions, as well as any addenda to the RFP will be posted on the Department’s website at:
The Department will post Questions and Answers as soon as possible, but in no event later than 1/5/2018. All questions and answers shall be incorporated in the RFP as a formal addendum.
-RFP Posted: 10/16/2017
-Questions Due: 12/27/2017
-Answers Posted: 1/05/2018
-Proposals Due: 1/10/2018 at 4:00 PM local time
-Tentative Award Date: 2/10/2018
-Contract Start Date (2 year contracts): 3/1/2018
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Grant Opportunity Portal:
10B Airline Drive
Albany, NY 12235
RFP# 0165 / Grant Opportunity ID AGM01-CACF17-2017
USA: New York City; New York