The Community Foundation Animal Welfare Endowments (formerly the Ruth C. Wright Endowment for Animals) provides grant funding for nonprofit organizations in the South Plains area that address the needs of lost, abandoned and injured animals.
Donor Name: The Community Foundation of West Texas
Type of Grant: Grant
Funding is made possible through the Ruth C. Wright Endowment For Animals, Jimmy Nelson Endowment, and Alice Virginia White Endowment for Cats and Dogs.
The Community Foundation Animal Welfare Endowments provide grant funding for nonprofit organizations in the South Plains area that address the needs of lost, abandoned, and injured animals. Applying organizations should have an animal welfare related mission.
After they receive your complete proposal, their Animal Welfare Advisory Committee will review and provide comments. Additional information or a site visit may be requested. The Community Foundation Grants Committee will then make final recommendations to the Board of Directors. You will be notified of the Board’s decision as soon as possible after the Board meeting at which your application is considered. All grant recipients must report on the expenditure of grant funds and results of the supported project within one year of the award or prior to submitting a new request for funding.
The Foundation Does Not Typically Fund
- Annual appeals, endowment funds, membership contributions or fundraising events
- Existing obligations, loans or debt retirement
- Long-term operating support
- Political/lobbying efforts
- Grants to individuals
For more information, visit Community Foundation Animal Welfare Endowments.