Animal Welfare

The Foundation supports nationally-significant programs to protect domesticated animals and wildlife.

Animal Welfare > Domesticated and Companion Animals

These grants include nationally-significant programs to support the humane treatment, care and well-being of domesticated animals, particularly companion animals. Grants focus on spay/neuter programs to reduce overpopulation, veterinary services, advocacy and public education programs to prevent animal cruelty. Grants to select animal rescue and shelter organizations in specific geographic regions are primarily at the Foundation's initiative.

2017


Compassion Over Killing

Washington, DC
General Operating Support
$10,000
www.cok.net

Humane Society of the United States

Gaithersburg, MD
Eliminating Cruel Industries: Factory Farming & Animal Fighting
$50,000
www.humanesociety.org

Mercy For Animals

Los Angeles, CA
Farmed Animal Protection
$10,000
www.MercyForAnimals.org

2016


Avery County NC Humane Society, Inc.

Newland, NC
General operating support
$10,000
www.averyhumane.org

Saint Francis Service Dogs

Roanoke, VA
Service Dogs for Children with Disabilities
$15,000
www.saintfrancisdogs.org

Tompkins County SPCA

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$45,000
www.spcaonline.com

Watauga Humane Society

Boone, NC
Regional Assistance Grant - Northwestern North Carolina
$5,000
www.wataugahumanesociety.org

Adoption First Animal Rescue

Richlands, NC
Veterinary Care and Advertising Costs for Rescued Dogs
$10,000
www.adoption-first.org

Partners! Canines

Clayton, NC
High Country Transport Program
$10,000
www.partnerscanines.org

Humane Society of the United States

Gaithersburg, MD
Eliminating Cruel Industries
$50,000

2015


Adoption First Animal Rescue

Richlands , NC
Veterinary Care and Advertising Costs for Rescued Dogs
$5,000
www.adoption-first.org

Tompkins County SPCA

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$45,000
www.spcaonline.com

Avery County NC Humane Society, Inc.

Newland, NC
General operating support and crematorium
$40,000
www.averyhumane.org

Partners! Canines

Blowing Rock, NC
General operating support and new transport vehicle
$10,000
www.partnerscanines.org

Tompkins County SPCA

Ithaca, NY
Building a "reach out and grab you by the lapels" website for animal lovers in Tompkins County and beyond
$10,000
www.spcaonline.com

Watauga Humane Society

Boone, NC
Adoption Booster's Program
$10,000
www.wataugahumanesociety.org

Suncoast Humane Society

Englewood, FL
Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic
$20,000
www.humane.org

Humane Society of the United States

Gaithersburg, MD
Working to end cruel industries, including animal fighting and factory farming
$100,000
www.humanesociety.org

2014


Tompkins County SPCA

Ithaca , NY
General operating support                                                    
                                                                                                                    
$33,000
www.spcaonline.com

Partners! Canines

Blowing Rock, NC
Veterinary Expenses for Transport Pups
$5,000
partnerscanines.org

Mercy For Animals

Los Angeles , CA
General operating support (over two years)
$40,000
www.MercyForAnimals.org

Watauga Humane Society

Boone , NC
General operating support
$5,000
www.wataugahumanesociety.org

Suncoast Humane Society

Englewood, FL
No Birth Campaign - Spay and Neuter and Capital Campaign
$40,000
www.humane.org

Compassion Over Killing

Washington, DC
General operating support
$20,000
www.cok.net

Humane Society of the United States

Gaithersburg, MD
Working to end cruel industries, including animal fighting and factory farming
$100,000
www.humanesociety.org

2013


Tompkins County SPCA

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$40,000
www.spcaonline.com

Avery County NC Humane Society, Inc.

Newland , NC
General operating support
$25,000
www.averyhumane.org

Mercy For Animals

Los Angeles, CA
General operating support
$25,000
www.MercyForAnimals.org

Watauga Humane Society

Boone , NC
Individualized adoption planning for harder to adopt animals
$5,000
www.wataugahumanesociety.org

Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue Society

Mount Airy , MD
Increase annual adoptions by providing horses with professional training
$20,000
www.GentleGiantsDraftHorseRescue.com

Suncoast Humane Society

Englewood, FL
To promote adoptions and supplement its low-cost spay/neuter program

$20,000
www.humane.org

Tribe of Heart

Ithaca , NY
General operating support
$40,000
www.tribeofheart.org

Compassion Over Killing

Washington, DC
General operating support
$15,000
www.cok.net

Humane Society of the United States

Gaithersburg, MD
Work to end cruel industries, including animal fighting and factory farming
$100,000
www.humanesociety.org

2012


Tompkins County SPCA

Ithaca , NY
Increasing Our Impact, Reducing Pet Overpopulation:Spay/Neuter Support
$30,000
www.spcaonline.com

Watauga Humane Society

Boone , NC
Medicine and medical care
$5,000
www.wataugahumanesociety.org

Avery County NC Humane Society, Inc.

Newland, NC
General operating support
$50,000
www.averyhumane.org

Humane Society of the United States

Washington, DC
Campaign to end animal fighting, including investigations of major fighters and building capacity for rescue and emergency care to save the lives of animals
$50,000
www.humanesociety.org

2nd Chance Pet Adoptions, Inc.

Raleigh, NC
General operating support
$2,000
www.secondchancenc.org

Compassion Over Killing

Washington, DC
General operating support
$25,000
www.cok.net

Mercy For Animals

Chicago, IL
General operating support
$30,000
www.MercyForAnimals.org

Suncoast Humane Society

Englewood, FL
The adoption program ($10,000) and spay/neuter services ($15,000)
$25,000
www.humane.org

Tompkins County SPCA

Ithaca, NY
General operating support with emphasis on cruelty investigations
$10,000
www.spcaonline.com

2011


Humane Alliance of WNC, Inc.

Asheville, NC
Private veterinarian/veterinary extern training program which offers instruction in high-volume surgical and organizational spay/neuter techniques
$100,000
www.humanealliance.org

The Washington Animal Rescue League

Washington, DC
General operating support
$10,000
www.warl.org

Avery County NC Humane Society, Inc.

Newland, NC
Construction of the new Avery County Humane Society Adoption and Humane Education Center
$25,000
www.averyhumane.org

Tompkins County SPCA

Ithaca, NY
Low-cost spay and neuter services
$25,000
www.spcaonline.com

Animals and Society Institute, Inc.

Ann Arbor, MI
General operating support
$10,000
www.animalsandsociety.org

Humane Society of the United States

Washington, DC
Factory Farming Shareholder Advocacy Campaign
$50,000
humanesociety.org

Suncoast Humane Society

Englewood, FL
General support for the Low-Cost and Affordable Spay/Neuter Programs
$10,000
www.humane.org

Tompkins County SPCA

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$10,000
www.spcaonline.com

Watauga Humane Society

Boone, NC
Support for the medical care of shelter animals
$15,000
www.wataugahumanesociety.org

2010


Avery County NC Humane Society, Inc.

Newland, NC
 AAdoption and Humane Education Center
$25,000
www.averyhumane.org

Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue Society

Mount Airy, MD
The creation of a five-acre Quarantine Paddock for Draft breed horses
$10,000
www.GentleGiantsDraftHorseRescue.com

Humane Society of the United States

Washington, DC
Animal Fighting Rescue Fund to provide care to animals seized by law enforcement and support for HSUS's efforts to end animal fighting operations
$100,000
www.hsus.org

Suncoast Humane Society

Englewood, FL
General operating support (as part of a matching pledge challenge)
$25,000
www.humane.org

Guiding Eyes for the Blind, Inc.

Yorktown Heights, NY
A Student/Guiding Eyes Dog Team
$10,000
www.guidingeyes.org

Tompkins County SPCA

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$100,000
www.spcaonline.com

2009


Animal Rescue Coalition, Inc.

Sarasota, FL
Feline Flair, a large-scale one day cat adoption event
$5,000
www.arcsarasota.org

Avery County NC Humane Society, Inc.

Banner Elk, NC
Adoption and Humane Education Center, a state-of-the-art shelter facility
$25,000
www.averyhumane.org

Englewood Animal Rescue Sanctuary, Inc.

Englewood, FL
General operating support
$10,000
www.ears4life.com

Englewood Animal Rescue Sanctuary, Inc.

Englewood, FL
Medical Care Fund for emergency veterinary services
$10,000
www.ears4life.com

Horse Haven of Tennessee, Inc.

Knoxville, TN
General operating support
$8,000
www.horsehaven.net

Humane Alliance of WNC, Inc.

Asheville, NC
National Spay/Neuter Response Team and the Veterinary Extern Training programs to help organizations operate high-volume, high quality, low-cost spay/neuter clinics across the nation
$100,000
www.humanealliance.org

Humane Alliance of WNC, Inc.

Asheville, NC
Challenge grant for the National Spay/Neuter Response Team and the Veterinary Extern Training programs
$100,000
www.humanealliance.org

Humane Society of Greater Miami

North Miami Beach, FL
Feline Fix, a spay/neuter and vaccination program for free-roaming cats in Miami Dade County
$10,000
www.humanesocietymiami.org

Humane Society of the United States

Washington, DC
General operating support
$100,000
www.humanesociety.org

Humane Society of the United States

Washington, DC
Factory Farming Shareholder Advocacy Campaign to change corporate policies to improve animal welfare
$50,000
www.humanesociety.org

Suncoast Humane Society

Englewood, FL
General operating support
$20,000
www.humane.org

The Cats' Cradle

Morganton, NC
Spay/Neuter Initiative Partnership (SNIP) to provide low-cost spay/neuter services
$10,000
www.thecatscradle.org

Watauga Humane Society

Boone, NC
Medicine and medical care for shelter animals
$15,000
www.wataugahumanesociety.org

Animal Welfare > Wildlife Protection and Conservation

These grants include nationally-significant projects to protect and conserve wildlife, support critical advocacy, policy and education initiatives, and provide sanctuary care for primates. Grants made to select organizations in specific geographic regions are primarily at the Foundation's initiative.

2017


International Primate Protection League

Summerville, SC
Care and maintenance of rescued gibbons
$10,000
www.ippl.org

Mote Marine Laboratory, Inc.

Sarasota, FL
Restoring coral reefs and rescuing and rehabilitating marine animals
$50,000
www.mote.org

Save the Chimps

Fort Pierce, FL
General Operating Support
$25,000
www.savethechimps.org

The Science and Conservation Center, Inc.

Billings, MT
Compassionate Conservation: Wildlife Fertility Control
$15,000
www.sccpzp.org

Chimp Haven, Inc.

Keithville, LA
Retired Research Chimpanzees
$25,000
www.chimphaven.org

Defenders of Wildlife

Washington, DC
General Support & Wildlife Services Reform
$100,000
www.defenders.org

Peace River Refuge and Ranch, Inc.

Silver Springs, FL
General operational support
$15,000
www.forestanimalrescue.org

Center for Orangutan and Chimpanzee Conservation, Inc.

Wauchula, FL
Veterinary Care (over 3 years)
$150,000
www.CenterForGreatApes.org

Earthjustice

San Francisco, CA
Defending At-Risk Species and the Ecosystems they Depend On
$50,000
www.earthjustice.org

Sea to Shore Alliance

Sarasota, FL
Neighbors Ensuring Sea Turtle Survival Program (NESTS)
$5,000
www.sea2shore.org

WildEarth Guardians

Santa Fe, NM
Ending the War on Wildlife Campaign
$25,000
www.wildearthguardians.org

2016


Center for Biological Diversity, Inc.

Tucson, AZ
Predator Protection Campaign
$15,000
www.biologicaldiversity.org

Center for Orangutan and Chimpanzee Conservation, Inc.

Wauchula, FL
Orangutan Rescue
$50,000
www.CenterForGreatApes.org

Primarily Primates, Inc.

San Antonio, TX
General operating support
$15,000
www.primarilyprimates.org

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Burbank, CA
Operation Milagro
$25,000
www.seashepherd.org

Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc.

Beech Mountain, NC
General operating support
$5,000
www.genesis-wildlife.org

Sea Turtle Conservancy

Gainesville, FL
General operating support
$10,000
www.conserveturtles.org

The Science and Conservation Center, Inc.

Billings, MT
Compassionate Conservation: Wildlife Fertility Control
$15,000
www.sccpzp.org

Chimp Haven, Inc.

Keithville, LA
Retired Research Chimpanzees
$15,000
www.chimphaven.org

Mote Marine Laboratory, Inc.

Sarasota, FL
Mote Marine Laboratory's Dolphin and Whale Hospital and Coral Reef
Restoration Program
$50,000
www.mote.org

Primarily Primates, Inc.

San Antonio, TX
General operating support
$15,000
www.primarilyprimates.org

Project Chimps

Brunswick, GA
General operating support
$50,000
www.projectchimps.org

The Elephant Sanctuary

Hohenwald, TN
Habitat Improvement Projects: Africa Habitat Expansion & Asia Habitat Dam
$25,000
www.elephants.com

Center for Orangutan and Chimpanzee Conservation, Inc.

Wauchula, FL
Operations and Diet & Nutrition
$50,000
www.CenterForGreatApes.org

Defenders of Wildlife

Washington, DC
General operating support and reforming wildlife services' predator control programs
$100,000
www.defenders.org

International Primate Protection League

Summerville, SC
General operating support
$10,000
www.ippl.org

Peace River Refuge and Ranch, Inc.

Silver Springs, FL
General operating support
$15,000
www.forestanimalrescue.org

Save the Chimps

Ft. Pierce, FL
Special Needs Services
$50,000
www.savethechimps.org

WildEarth Guardians

Santa Fe, NM
General operating support for Ending the Government's War on Wildlife and
Ending Animal Killing Contests
$25,000
www.wildearthguardians.org

2015


Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Friday Harbor, WA
General operating support
$25,000
www.seashepherd.org

The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust

Washington , DC
Robotic Decoy Program
$5,500
www.wildlifelandtrust.org

Earthjustice

San Francisco, CA
Work to protect wolves, bison, and Northern Rockies' grizzly bears and to
defend the Endangered Species Act
$50,000
www.earthjustice.org

Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc.

Beech Mountain, NC
General operating support
$5,000
www.genesis-wildlife.org

Sea to Shore Alliance

Sarasota, FL
Neighbors Ensuring Sea Turtle Survival (NESTS)5,000
$5,000
www.Sea2shore.org

Defenders of Wildlife

Washington, DC
General operating support
$100,000
www.defenders.org

Peace River Refuge and Ranch, Inc.

Silver Springs, FL
General operating support
$20,000
www.forestanimalrescue.org

The Science and Conservation Center, Inc.

Billings, MT
Compassionate Conservation: Wildlife Fertility Control
$15,000
www.sccpzp.org

Center for Orangutan and Chimpanzee Conservation, Inc.

Wauchula, FL
General operating and veterinary care support
$50,000
www.CenterForGreatApes.org

Chimp Haven, Inc.

Keithville, LA
Care for retired biomedical chimpanzees
$25,000
www.chimphaven.org

Primarily Primates, Inc.

San Antonio, TX
Rescued Animals Food Costs & Veterinary Care
$10,000
www.primarilyprimates.org

Save Our Seabirds, Inc.

Sarasota, FL
Care for sick and injured wild birds
$5,000
www.saveourseabirds.org

Save the Chimps

Ft. Pierce, FL
Veterinary Services
$25,000
www.savethechimps.org

Sea Turtle Conservancy

Gainesville, FL
General operating support
$10,000
www.conserveturtles.org

2014


International Primate Protection League

Summerville, SC
General operating support
$10,000
www.ippl.org

Defenders of Wildlife

Washington, DC
Work to reform Wildlife Services' predator control policies
$25,000
www.defenders.org

Earthjustice

San Francisco , CA
Protecting wolves and Northern Rockies' grizzly bears
$55,000
www.earthjustice.org

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Friday Harbor , WA
General operating support for marine wildlife protection initiatives

$75,000
www.seashepherd.org

Buffalo Field Campaign

West Yellowstone, MT
General operating support
$5,000
www.buffalofieldcampaign.org

Center for Orangutan and Chimpanzee Conservation, Inc.

Wauchula, FL
General operating support
$50,000
www.CenterForGreatApes.org

Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc.

Beech Mountain, NC
General operating support
$10,000
www.genesis-wildlife.org

New England Aquarium Corporation

Boston, MA
St. Lawrence Beluga (over three years)
$45,000
www.neaq.org

Oceana, Inc.

Washington, DC
Protecting Marine Animals from Seismic Blasting in the Atlantic
$15,000
www.oceana.org

Sea Turtle Conservancy

Gainesville, FL
General operating support
$10,000
www.conserveturtles.org

The Science and Conservation Center, Inc.

Billings, MT
General operating support
$15,000
sccpzp.org

Wildlife Conservation Network, Inc.

San Francisco, CA
General operating support
$5,000
www.wildnet.org

Defenders of Wildlife

Washington, DC
General operating support
$50,000
www.defenders.org

Peace River Refuge and Ranch, Inc.

Silver Springs, FL
General operating support
$35,000
forestanimalrescue.org

2013


Chimp Haven, Inc.

Keithville, LA
General support for chimpanzee care
$70,000
www.chimphaven.org

Center for Orangutan and Chimpanzee Conservation, Inc.

Wauchula , FL
General operating and veterinary care support
$25,000
www.CenterForGreatApes.org

Earthjustice

San Francisco , CA
Protecting gray wolves and grizzly bears in the Northern Rockies
$50,000
www.earthjustice.org

Primarily Primates, Inc.

San Antonio, TX
Rescued animals' food costs

$5,000
www.primarilyprimates.org

Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc.

Beech Mountain, NC
General operating support

$5,000
www.genesis-wildlife.org

New England Aquarium Corporation

Boston, MA
Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammal's research and
conservation work on the St. Lawrence Beluga Whale
$15,000
www.neaq.org

Save Our Seabirds, Inc.

Sarasota , FL
General operating support

$5,000
www.saveourseabirds.org

Sea Turtle Conservancy

Gainesville , FL
General operating support
$5,000
www.conserveturtles.org

The Science and Conservation Center, Inc.

Billings, MT
General operating support
$15,000
sccpzp.org

Buffalo Field Campaign

West Yellowstone, MT
General operating support
$5,000
www.buffalofieldcampaign.org

Defenders of Wildlife

Washington, DC
General operating support
$50,000
www.defenders.org

Peace River Refuge and Ranch, Inc.

Silver Springs, FL
General operating support
$35,000
www.peaceriverrefuge.org

2012


American University

Washington , DC
Final production and outreach activities related to the documentary, Shooting in the Wild, which will raise awareness of the environmental, wildlife and ethical issues surrounding the documentary filmmaking industry

$25,000
www.american.edu

Primarily Primates, Inc.

San Antonio , TX
Rescued animals food costs
$5,000
www.primarilyprimates.org

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Friday Harbor , WA
General operating support for marine wildlife protection initiatives
$50,000
www.seashepherd.org

Earthjustice

San Francisco, CA
Protecting gray wolves and bison in the Northern Rockies
$50,000
www.earthjustice.org

Peace River Wildlife Center, Inc.

Punta Gorda, FL
Habitat rehabilitation to prevent Bumblefoot disease in captive birds
$2,500
www.peaceriverwildlifecenter.com

The Science and Conservation Center, Inc.

Billings, MT
General operating support
$7,500
sccpzp.org

Defenders of Wildlife

Washington, DC
General operating support
$50,000
www.defenders.org

International Fund for Animal Welfare, Inc.

Yarmouth Port, MA
Animal Action Education program for school children worldwide
$5,000
www.ifaw.org

New England Aquarium Corporation

Boston, MA
Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals' (GREMM) research and conservation work on the St. Lawrence beluga whale
$10,000
www.neaq.org

The Science and Conservation Center, Inc.

Billings, MT
The humane control of wildlife populations through fertility control
$7,500
sccpzp.org

Wildlife Center of Venice, Inc.

Venice, FL
General operating support
$2,500
www.wildlifecenterofvenice.org

Buffalo Field Campaign

West Yellowstone, MT
General operating support
$10,000
www.buffalofieldcampaign.org

Center for Orangutan and Chimpanzee Conservation, Inc.

Wauchula, FL
New orangutan chute system to allow for their safe movement on the grounds
$40,000
www.CenterForGreatApes.org

International Primate Protection League

Summerville, SC
General operating support
$5,000
www.ippl.org

Peace River Refuge and Ranch, Inc.

Zolfo Springs, FL
General operating support
$40,000
www.peaceriverrefuge.org

Save the Chimps

Ft. Pierce, FL
Interior renovation of the chimpanzee kitchen and medical care facilities
$100,000
www.savethechimps.org

2011


Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc.

Beech Mountain, NC
General operating support
$15,000
www.genesis-wildlife.org

Sea Turtle Conservancy

Gainesville, FL
General operating support
$10,000
www.conserveturtles.org

Defenders of Wildlife

Washington, DC
Communications efforts to defend the integrity of the Endangered Species Act and protect imperiled wildlife across the U.S.
$50,000
www.defenders.org

National Audubon Society, Inc. (Project Puffin)

Ithaca, NY
Student internships for the Seabird Restoration Program in the Maine islands
$5,000
www.projectpuffin.org

Peace River Refuge and Ranch, Inc.

Zolfo Springs, FL
General operating support
$40,000
www.peaceriverrefuge.org

The Science and Conservation Center, Inc.

Billings, MT
Humane control of wildlife populations through contraceptive projects
$15,000

New England Aquarium Corporation

Boston, MA
Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals' (GREMM) research and conservation work on the St. Lawrence beluga whale
$10,000
www.neaq.org

Buffalo Field Campaign

West Yellowstone, MT
General operating support
$5,000
www.buffalofieldcampaign.org

Center for Orangutan and Chimpanzee Conservation, Inc.

Wauchula, FL
Program service operations to support the daily care of primates, including food, medicine, veterinary services, supplies, etc.
$50,000
www.CenterForGreatApes.org

EcoHealth Alliance

New York, NY
Support work in Florida focusing on springs protection and the conservation of the Florida manatee
$5,000
www.ecosystemhealthalliance.org

Lees-McRae College

Banner Elk, NC
Food and medicine at the Blue Ridge Wildlife Institute at Lees-McRae College (over two years)
$50,000
www.lmc.edu

2010


Conservators' Center, Inc.

Mebane, NC
General support for animal care
$7,500
www.conservatorscenter.org

Save the Chimps

Ft. Pierce, FL
Renovation and expansion of long-term housing for chimpanzees with special needs as part of The Great Chimpanzee Migration project
$150,000
www.savethechimps.org

Wildlife Media

Bellingham, WA
The production of the polar bear segment of the feature-length documentary, BEARTREK
$10,000
www.wildlifemedia.org

Center for Orangutan and Chimpanzee Conservation, Inc.

Wauchula, FL
Outdoor Geodesic Domed Orangutan Enclosure
$40,000
www.CenterForGreatApes.org

Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education and Conservation

Arlington, VA
General operating support ($25,000) and support for the Roots & Shoots environmental and humanitarian youth program ($25,000)
$50,000
www.janegoodall.org

Defenders of Wildlife

Washington, DC
Communications efforts to protect wolves in the Northern Rockies and the Southwest
$50,000
www.defenders.org

New England Aquarium Corporation

Boston, MA
Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals' (GREMM) research and conservation work on the St. Lawrence beluga whale
$10,000
www.neaq.org

Save Our Seabirds, Inc.

Sarasota, FL
General operating support
$5,000
www.saveourseabirds.org

The Science and Conservation Center, Inc.

Billings, MT
Maintenance of ongoing wildlife contraceptive projects
$15,000

Buffalo Field Campaign

West Yellowstone, MT
General operating support
$5,000
www.buffalofieldcampaign.org

Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc.

Beech Mountain, NC
General operating support
$15,000
www.genesis-wildlife.org

Peace River Refuge and Ranch, Inc.

Zolfo Springs, FL
General operating support
$35,000
www.peaceriverrefuge.org

National Audubon Society, Inc. (Project Puffin)

Ithaca, NY
Student internships for the Seabird Restoration Program in the Maine islands
$10,000
www.projectpuffin.org

Sea Turtle Conservancy

Gainesville, FL
General operating support
$15,000
www.conserveturtles.org

Center for Orangutan and Chimpanzee Conservation, Inc.

Wauchula, FL
General operating support (in memory of Sally Bergman Robb)
$25,000
www.CenterForGreatApes.org

2009


Buffalo Field Campaign

West Yellowstone, MT
Frontlines Bison Defense Project to protect the wild bison of Yellowstone National Park
$5,000
www.buffalofieldcampaign.org

Caribbean Conservation Corporation

Gainesville, FL
Capacity-building for wildlife education and stewardship programs
$10,000
www.cccturtle.org

Center for Orangutan and Chimpanzee Conservation, Inc.

Wauchula, FL
Direct care services for primates, including food, medicine and veterinary treatment
$25,000
www.CenterForGreatApes.org

Defenders of Wildlife

Washington, DC
Communications efforts to protect wildlife and wildlife habitat in the U.S.
$50,000
www.defenders.org

Earthjustice

Oakland, CA
Campaign to reinstate federal protection for gray wolves in the Northern Rocky Mountains
$50,000
www.earthjustice.org

International Primate Protection League

Summerville, SC
General operating support
$5,000
www.ippl.org

National Audubon Society, Inc.

New York, NY
Student internships for the Maine Seabird Restoration Project
$7,000
www.audubon.org

Peace River Refuge and Ranch, Inc.

Zolfo Springs, FL
General operating support
$45,000
www.peaceriverrefuge.org

Save the Chimps

Ft. Pierce, FL
General operating support and relocation of chimps from a former biomedical research laboratory
$50,000
www.savethechimps.org

Save the Manatee Club, Inc.

Maitland, FL
General operating support
$5,000
www.savethemanatee.org

Social & Environmental Entrepreneurs, Inc.

Calabasas, CA
Distribution of the film: Return to the Wild: A Modern Tale of Wolf & Man, about gray wolves in the Northern Rockies
$10,000
www.saveourplanet.org

The Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education and Conservation

Arlington, VA
Roots & Shoots, an environmental and humanitarian youth education program
$25,000
www.janegoodall.org

The Science and Conservation Center, Inc.

Billings, MT
Development and application of humane fertility control to wildlife populations
$15,000

Wildlife Media

Bellingham, WA
BEARTREK film and conservation campaign to raise awareness about endangered bears
$15,000
www.wildlifemedia.org

New England Aquarium Corporation

Boston, Ma
Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals' (GREMM) research and conservation work on the beluga whale
$10,000
www.neaq.org

New England Aquarium Corporation

Boston, MA
Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals' (GREMM) endowment for educational programming
$10,000
www.neaq.org

Animal Welfare > Other

These grants are primarily made at the initiative of the Foundation.

2017


Adoption First Animal Rescue

Richlands, NC
Veterinary Care
$10,000
www.adoption-first.org

Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

Saint Louis, MO
Improving care at North American sanctuaries
$19,000
www.sanctuaryfederation.org

Tribe of Heart

Ithaca, NY
General Operating Support
$50,000
www.tribeofheart.org

Vegan Outreach

Davis, CA
Adopt a College Leafleting Program
$10,000
www.veganoutreach.org

2016


Compassion Over Killing

Washington, DC
General operating support
$10,000
www.cok.net

Tribe of Heart

Ithaca, NY
Legacy
$50,000
www.tribeofheart.org

Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

Washington, DC
Protecting Animals with Sanctuary Sustainability and Capacity Building
$20,000
www.sanctuaryfederation.org

Nonhuman Rights Project, Inc.

Coral Springs, FL
General operating support
$25,000
www.nonhumanrights.org

Thinking Animals, Inc.

New York, NY
ReThinking Animals Summit
$25,000
www.thinkinganimals.org

2015


Vegetarian Resource Group

Baltimore, MD
General operating support
$5,000
www.vrg.org

Tribe of Heart

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$50,000
www.tribeofheart.org

Media in the Public Interest, Inc.

Boulder, CO
Work to build the animal welfare and rights movement nationally through
media coverage
$25,000
www.mediainthepublicinterest.org

Vegan Outreach

Davis, CA
Adopt a College
$25,000
www.veganoutreach.org

2014


Community Initiatives

San Francisco, CA
North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance collective advocacy efforts
$30,000
www.communityin.org

Living Archives, Inc.

New York, NY
Completion and dissemination of Unlocking The Cage, a film documenting an attorney's efforts to provide basic personhood rights for cognitively complex animals (over two years)
$50,000
www.living-archives.org

Media in the Public Interest, Inc.

Boulder, CO
Work to build the animal welfare and rights movement nationally through media coverage
$50,000
www.mediainthepublicinterest.org

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Washington, DC
Nonanimal Alternatives in Medical Research

$10,000
www.pcrm.org

Tribe of Heart

Ithaca, NY
LEGACY, a documentary aiming to empower audiences to recognize oppression and exploitation while demonstrating the impact of an individual's commitment to nonviolence
$40,000
www.tribeofheart.org

Vegan Outreach

Davis, CA
Adopt a College
$25,000
www.veganoutreach.org

2013


Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

Washington , DC
General operating support for the accreditation program with an emphasis on
farm sanctuaries, and support for ongoing educational programs for great ape
sanctuaries

$25,000
www.sanctuaryfederation.org

Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education and Conservation

Vienna , VA
General operating support for Roots & Shoots
$10,000
www.janegoodall.org

New Venture Fund

Washington , DC
United States Healthful Food Council's Food Forward campaign
$5,000
www.newventurefund.org

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Washington , DC
End the use of animals in alcohol abuse and heart failure experiments
$10,000
www.pcrm.org

Media in the Public Interest, Inc

Boulder , CO
Work to build the animal welfare and rights movement nationally through
media coverage
$50,000
www.mediainthepublicinterest.org

Vegan Outreach

Tucson, AZ
Adopt a College program focusing on the realities of modern agribusiness and steps towards a vegetarian diet
$25,000
www.veganoutreach.org

2012


Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Washington, DC
General operating support
$5,000
www.pcrm.org

Compassionate Action for Animals

Minneapolis, MN
General operating support
$5,000
www.exploreveg.org

Media in the Public Interest, Inc.

Boulder, CO
Work to build the animal welfare and rights movement nationally through media coverage
$40,000
www.mediainthepublicinterest.org

Tribe of Heart

Ithaca, NY
Media and educational outreach efforts for the films, Peaceable Kingdom:The Journey Home and The Witness
$20,000
www.tribeofheart.org

Humane Society of the United States

Washington, DC
Farm animal protection shareholder advocacy campaign
$50,000
www.humanesociety.org

Vegan Outreach

Tucson, AZ
Adopt a College program, providing information to students about the hidden realities of modern agribusiness and steps they can take to eat ethically and choose a vegetarian diet
$25,000
www.veganoutreach.org

2011


Community Initiatives

San Francisco, CA
North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance start-up support
$10,000
www.communityin.org

Humane Society of the United States

Washington, DC
Protecting horses from neglect and abuse
$100,000
www.humanesociety.org

Compassionate Action for Animals

Minneapolis, MN
Veg Week 2011, a series of events to celebrate veganism and educate the public about compassionate food choices
$5,000
www.exploreveg.org

Tribe of Heart

Ithaca, NY
Media and educational outreach efforts aimed at: 1) bringing the film, Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home, to a wider audience; 2) developing new educational resources; and 3) expanding The Witness online initiative
$20,000
www.tribeofheart.org

Media in the Public Interest, Inc.

Boulder, CO
Use of media to build the animal welfare and rights movement nationally
$30,000
www.mediainthepublicinterest.org

Vegan Outreach

Tucson, AZ
Adopt a College program, to provide students with booklets containing documented facts about the hidden realities of modern agribusiness as well as steps they can take to eat ethically and choose a vegetarian diet
$25,000
www.veganoutreach.org

2010


Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park

Syracuse, NY
The Campaign for Elephants and Primates
$15,000
www.rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Vegetarian Resource Group

Baltimore, MD
General operating support
$25,000
www.vrg.org

Tribe of Heart

Ithaca, NY
Exhibition and distribution of the documentary, Peaceable Kingdom; completion of the Peaceable Journey.org website; and The Witness online initiative
$20,000
www.tribeofheart.org

Seeing Eye, Inc.

Morristown, NJ
Orientation and Mobility Seminar Program
$5,000
www.seeingeye.org

Compassionate Action for Animals

Minneapolis, MN
Veg Month 2010, a series of events to celebrate veganism and educate the public about compassionate food choices
$5,000
www.exploreveg.org

Compassion Over Killing

Washington, DC
General operating support
$15,000
www.cok.net

Vegan Outreach

Tucson, AZ
Adopt a College program, to provide students with booklets containing documented facts about the hidden realities of modern agribusiness as well as steps they can take to eat ethically and choose a vegetarian diet
$20,000
www.veganoutreach.org

2009


Animals and Society Institute

Ann Arbor, MI
General operating support
$5,000
www.animalsandsociety.org

Guiding Eyes for the Blind, Inc.

Yorktown Heights, NY
Student/Guiding Eyes Dog Team project to match blind individuals with trained guide dogs
$10,000
www.guidingeyes.org

Puppies Behind Bars

New York, NY
Dog Tags project, working with inmates to train service dogs for people with disabilities
$5,000
www.puppiesbehindbars.com

Seeing Eye, Inc.

Morristown, NJ
General operating support
$5,000
www.seeingeye.org

Tribe of Heart

Ithaca, NY
Three projects that explore the ethics of the human-animal relationship including: release of the film, Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home; The Witness online initiative; and a website
$20,000
www.tribeofheart.org

Vegan Outreach

Tucson, AZ
Adopt a College campaign to promote the benefits of vegetarian and vegan diets
$20,000
www.veganoutreach.org

Vegetarian Resource Group

Baltimore, MD
General operating support
$20,000
www.vrg.org