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Massachusetts Animal Welfare Grants, Endangered Species Grants:  67 Pets/Animal/Wildlife Grants for Massachusetts.

Grants to schools, nonprofits and habitat preservation organizations for animal welfare, preservation of endangered species, equine therapy, emotional support animals and classroom pet grants for teachers.

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs in Multiple States to Enhance the Local Watershed

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants to New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and educational institutions to enhance habitats and improve water quality throughout the local watershed. Funding is intended for the rehabilitation and conservation of natural areas, corridors, and waterways t...

GrantWatch ID#: 179400

Grants to Local USA Conservation Organizations to Preserve Fisheries

Deadline 07/01/20 LOI Date: 04/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA chapters and councils of the funding source organization for projects that address the needs of native and wild salmon, steelhead, and trout. Applicants must contact program staff and submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended to support wildlife restoration and conservation of cold...

GrantWatch ID#: 145964

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico Nonprofits, Agencies, and Educational Institutions for Wildlif...

Deadline 06/24/20 LOI Date: 04/15/20

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and educational institutions for projects that promote the conservation of wildlife habitats. Applicants must submit a pre-proposal prior to the full application. Eligible uses of grant funds include perpetual conservation easements and lan...

GrantWatch ID#: 143705
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and Educational Institutions for Habitat Restorat...

Deadline 04/28/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, local, state, and municipal governments, Indian tribes, and educational institutions for habitat restoration programs in eligible New England states. Funding is intended to restore and sustain areas that provide healthy habitats for diverse bird populations, as well as freshwater and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181379

Grants to USA Agencies, Tribes, Nonprofits, Businesses, and Educational Institutions for Env...

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants to USA and territories government agencies, tribes, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and educational institutions for environmental projects. Funding is intended to restore the quality of coastal and marine habitats. Eligible projects will reduce the impacts of derelict fishing gear on the environment and help t...

GrantWatch ID#: 154546

Grants to USA Animal Care Organizations to Provide Food, Shelter, and Medical Care for Homel...

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants to USA animal shelters and welfare organizations to address the food, housing, and medical needs of homeless pets. Funding is also provided for training programs to help make animals more adoptable and for programs to educate people, especially children, about the responsibilities of owning a pet.

GrantWatch ID#: 177421

Awards to USA Organization Founders Ages 50 and Over to Recognize Positive Change and Signifi...

Deadline 03/31/20

Awards of $5,000 and $50,000 to USA and territories individual nonprofit founders ages 50 and older to recognize efforts to create positive social change and impact. The award is intended to acknowledge organizational leaders who use their life experiences to make a difference. Applicants must have started the work at age ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180642

Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Projects that Support Veterans and their Families

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that provide direct services to veterans and their families. Funding is intended for services such as life skills, job transition, legal support, therapy animals, homeless support, financial readiness, social support, and programs for female veterans.

GrantWatch ID#: 184725

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Benefit Residents in Eligible C...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, local government agencies, and schools to benefit residents in eligible communities. Funding is intended to support projects and activities in the areas of community betterment, youth opportunity and development, community preservation, and at-risk populations. Funded activi...

GrantWatch ID#: 162993

Grants to USA IHEs to Enhance Education Related to Food, Agricultural, Natural Resources, and...

Deadline 04/02/20

Grants to USA and Territories colleges and universities to offer quality undergraduate and graduate degree tracks that will strengthen the country's agricultural and food-related professional and scientific workforce. Applicants should contact program staff and register with the grant portal prior to applying. Funding is i...

GrantWatch ID#: 181100

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Programs Related to Animal Healt...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for projects and programs to assist animals and improve dental care. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to the submission of a full application. Funding is intended to support communities in the Patterson Companies service areas throughout t...

GrantWatch ID#: 178853

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States for Environmental Projects and Programs

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for environmental projects and activities in eligible regions. Funding is intended to support programs in the areas of wildlife protection, outdoor recreation, wildlife habitat, and environmental preservation in the Northern New England regi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178951
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Animal Rescue Proj...

Deadline 05/22/20 LOI Date: 04/17/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and organizations to rescue animal species that cannot currently be saved in the wild. Applicants must submit a project outline prior to applying. Funding is intended for start-up projects, workshop attendance, and consultations, with a focus on ex situ a...

GrantWatch ID#: 181000
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International IHEs and Research Institutions to Support Research R...

Deadline 04/20/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit IHEs and research institutions to support research related to canines. Funding is intended for studies related to canine activities, as well as research to further increase the knowledge and information base related to the dog training profession. The Foundation will suppo...

GrantWatch ID#: 179726
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Projects Relating to Wildlife, Huma...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International early-career individuals for projects in the areas of education, conservation, research, technology, and storytelling. Funding is intended to support transformative, innovative projects focusing on areas that include wildlife, the human journey, evolution of culture...

GrantWatch ID#: 151607
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Government Organizations to Support Equestrian-Related Activiti...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants to USA nonprofit and government organizations to promote equestrian-related activities on the national level. Eligible programs include equine health research, education, scholarship, and other broad-based needs. The Funding Source's mission is to support national-level breeds and disciplines. USA Equestrian Trus...

GrantWatch ID#: 153046
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Grants to USA Animal Shelters and Adoption or Rescue Organizations for Animal Care and Safety...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies focused on animal care for animal control, welfare, sheltering and adoption, and spay and neuter programs. Organizations supporting service and working animals are also supported. Several different grant opportunities are available throughout the year.

GrantWatch ID#: 178259
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In-Kind Donations of Tickets to Massachusetts Schools to Visit a Local Aquarium

Deadline 04/30/20

In-kind donations of entrance tickets to Massachusetts schools for kindergarten through 12th-grade students to visit a local aquarium. Funding is intended for schools with significant financial needs. The purpose of funding is to provide students with the opportunity to experience area cultural institutions or to see exhib...

GrantWatch ID#: 183554
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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits, Schools, and Teachers for Community Benefit, Science Edu...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $8,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, schools, and teachers for programs in the areas of the environment, community benefit, and science education. Please note that certain funding areas have geographic restrictions. Preference will be given to projects that may not otherwise have the necessary f...

GrantWatch ID#: 180787
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Institutions to Reduce the Use of An...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $40,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit, research, and educational institutions to reduce the use of animals in scientific research. Funding is intended to develop methods of advancing scientific fields without the use of animals. Proposals will be considered in fields of research, testing, or e...

GrantWatch ID#: 180969
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Grants to USA Tribal Governments for Environmental Conservation Programs

Deadline 05/04/20

Grants to USA and Territories tribal governments for environmental conservation programs. Funds are intended to support activities that preserve native animal populations and their natural habitats, including those of Native American traditional and cultural significance. Eligible activities include, but are not limited to...

GrantWatch ID#: 157001
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Enhance and Restore Wildlife Habitat in Eligible Ar...

Deadline 05/11/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and government entities to enhance or restore wetlands, forests, prairies, and habitats for game, fish, and wildlife in Minnesota. Funding is intended to support projects on public lands or waters or lands protected by a permanent conservation easement.

GrantWatch ID#: 184191
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Shelters to Arrange Accommodations for the Animals of Shelter Benefi...

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit shelters to collaborate with local animal welfare organizations to build housing for pets belonging to shelter beneficiaries. Funding is available to build housing at the animal shelter facility which can be specifically reserved for animals whose owners are staying at the domestic ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183121
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In-Kind Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Advance Environmental Research

Deadline 05/15/20

In-kind grants of resources and equipment valued at up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit and educational organizations to advance environmental and wildlife-related research. The grants are intended to promote research related to preservation, animal biology, habitat monitoring, and studies of vocal wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 188428
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Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico Researchers to Develop Humane Methods of Wildlife Conflict...

Deadline 05/29/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico investigators to support innovative research projects related to developing humane methods for studying wildlife and reducing wildlife conflict. The Foundation particularly welcomes projects involving the innovative use of existing technologies and new methodologies.

GrantWatch ID#: 180984
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Animal and Habitat Protection Pro...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit, university, and conservation organizations for conservation programs that protect worldwide habitats and wildlife. Highest priority will go to projects that demonstrate a multi-disciplinary approach to biodiversity and ecosystem conservation, such as field...

GrantWatch ID#: 170615
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Universities, and Tribes for the Conservation of Forests and Grassl...

Deadline 06/09/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, universities, and tribes for projects and initiatives that improve outdoor experiences and the health of public forests and grasslands. Funding is intended for on-the-ground restoration and conservation projects that make a significant impact on the National Forest System. Projects sh...

GrantWatch ID#: 177799
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Community Benefit Programs and Charitable...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for charitable, scientific, educational, literary, and religious purposes. Funding is also intended for the prevention of child abuse and cruelty to animals. Preference will be given to organizations where at least one member of the Foundation either resides or vi...

GrantWatch ID#: 181481
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Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofits, Groups, and Businesses to Protect Water Habi...

Deadline 06/17/20

Grants of up to $5,000 and in-kind donations to USA nonprofits, groups, and businesses to conserve, protect, and restore important wildlife habitats in ponds, rivers, swamps, wetlands, and streams. Consideration will be given to both new and ongoing projects. Applications are invited from innovative groups in local communi...

GrantWatch ID#: 174212

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Researchers for Wildlife Protection Projects

Deadline 06/30/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International researchers for wildlife and plant protection initiatives. Priority will be given to species facing a high risk of extinction, especially endangered and critically endangered species, as well as species with limited information available. Priority will be given to p...

GrantWatch ID#: 186060
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Deve...

Deadline 08/14/20 LOI Date: 07/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies to develop new drugs for animals that may be used in minor species or for minor uses in major species. Applicants are advised that the required registrations may take up to six weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 172152
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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Capital Expenses

Deadline 07/01/20

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for capital expenses. Funding is intended for organizations with a broad range of interests. Funding is also intended to benefit clear community needs and a large region or number of residents.

GrantWatch ID#: 178387

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Wildlife Protection and Domestic Animal Welfare Programs

Deadline 07/10/20

Grants to USA nonprofits for a broad range of animal protection programs, projects, and activities of national interest. Funding is intended to support comprehensive, creative, solution-based models that help to reduce suffering, that lead to systemic change, and that promote a more compassionate society.

GrantWatch ID#: 179468
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States to Benefit Underserved Communities

Deadline 10/01/20 LOI Date: 07/15/20

Grants starting at $50,000 to New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, Florida, and Massachusetts nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for projects, operating support, and capital funding that will benefit underserved communities. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full proposal. Focus areas include arts and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181397

In-Kind Grants of Environmental Teaching Resources to USA Educators, Schools, and Nonprofits...

Deadline 07/15/20

In-kind grants of resource kits to USA educators, schools, and nonprofit organizations in the contiguous states for environmental education programming. Kits include projects, materials, and activities for learning about the themes of water resources, soil and decomposition, renewable energy, and pollination. Kits are desi...

GrantWatch ID#: 183800

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote Gardening and Conservation Effort...

Deadline 07/29/20

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible regions for projects that benefit and beautify the community in eligible regions. The purpose of this program is to promote conservation, gardening and landscaping, horticulture, and ecological wellbeing. Projects should benefit Nantucket I...

GrantWatch ID#: 161977
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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits, Corporations, and Groups for Community Programs in Eligi...

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, corporations, trusts, funds and operating foundations to improve the quality of life for residents in eligible regions. Funding is intended for a range of program and activity areas. Eligible counties are Hampden and Hampshire.

GrantWatch ID#: 177469
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Grants and Resources to USA and Canada Organizations to Protect Animals and Rehabilitate Wil...

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants and resources to USA and Canada organizations to promote animal welfare. Funding is intended to support organizations that rehabilitate wildlife and provide long-term living arrangements for small animals. Eligible uses of funds include educational and outreach support, capital improvement support, and operating sup...

GrantWatch ID#: 173148

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Students to Develop Practical, Innovative Solu...

Deadline 05/01/21

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International students and teams of students ages 4-18 to participate in a competition to develop innovative solutions to global problems. The competition was designed to inspire youth from around the world to solve real-life problems using creativity, kindness, and collaboration. Finalists...

GrantWatch ID#: 180979
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Grants to USA and Canada Rescue Groups and Individuals to Assist with Health Care Costs for ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA and Canada animal shelters, rescue agencies, and individuals to assist with costs of urgent medical care for animals that are injured, abused, or neglected. Funding is intended to relieve financial strain, help animals recover, and eventually be permanently adopted. Grants will be awarded base...

GrantWatch ID#: 140837

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Environment, Community Enrichment...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to nonprofit organizations, schools, and public municipalities in multiple states for programs in education, the environment, entrepreneurship, and community enrichment. Eligible locations can be found in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kent...

GrantWatch ID#: 152127

Grants to Cape Cod Area, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Community Health and Sustainability

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Cape Cod area, Massachusetts nonprofits for community health and sustainability. Funding is intended for projects that create a positive impact in the area and that enhance the vitality and vibrancy of the local community. Previously funded organizations include schools, churches, substance abuse organizations, s...

GrantWatch ID#: 158948
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Individuals for Ocean Conservation P...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and nonprofit-affiliated individuals for projects related to ocean conservation. Funding is specifically intended for projects related to supporting sustainable fishing and marine protected areas. Funding is intended as a quick response for s...

GrantWatch ID#: 159199
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Grants to Central Massachusetts Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools for Animal Protection and ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Central Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, libraries, and schools for activities that aim to protect animals and educate area residents about topics related to wildlife, nature, and environmental science. Applicants are advised to contact a staff member to discuss their request before sending it in. Funding...

GrantWatch ID#: 159580
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Law Enforcement Agencies for Animal Rescue

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of typically up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and law enforcement agencies for costs associated with large-scale animal rescues. Funding is intended for expenses associated with a wide range of actions relevant to the intake, including veterinary care, housing, transport, rehabilita...

GrantWatch ID#: 160056
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Grants to USA Animal Welfare Nonprofits and Agencies to Save Animals in Disaster-Impacted Com...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit animal welfare organizations and government agencies for immediate emergency assistance to animals impacted by natural and other disasters. Funding is also intended for organizations that are helping another organization in need, but have not themselves been directly affected by a disaster. A di...

GrantWatch ID#: 160057
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Grants to USA and Canada PreK-9 Teachers for New Classroom Pets or Current Pet Maintenance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $125 and in-kind grants of pet store discounts to USA and Canada PreK-9 public and private school teachers to purchase classroom pets, or to help cover the costs of current pet maintenance. Funding is intended to provide children with the experience of bonding with and caring for their pets responsibly. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160107
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Progress Measurement, Animal Advocacy, and Independent Media

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that seek to build a more sustainable, just, and humane world. Specific funding areas include measuring human progress, animal advocacy, and independent media. Though the Foundation currently supports projects in Global HIV/AIDS, it is not currently accepting any other AID...

GrantWatch ID#: 162166
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Grants to USA Organizations for Environmental, Cultural, Sustainable Population, and Conserv...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA organizations for programs in the areas of natural resource preservation, land and water conservation, environmental sustainability, and efforts to establish a sustainable population. In Southwest Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh, grants are also awarded to local organizations addressing environmental and conserv...

GrantWatch ID#: 163910
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Shelters to Accommodate the Pets of Victims of Domestic Abuse

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA nonprofit shelters that provide housing for victims of domestic violence and their pets. Funding is intended for operational support or capital improvements specifically related to the maintenance and housing of pets. Grants are also given to nonprofit animal shelters that have a working relat...

GrantWatch ID#: 164603