The Foundation will consider animal welfare grants that provides for the adequate protection, care and humane treatment of animals and wildlife in any of the 42 towns in our region.

Priority will be given to programs that:

What we will fund

These grants must be for the benefit of the 42 towns in our region, which includes the towns of Ashford, Bozrah, Brooklyn, Canterbury, Chaplin, Colchester, Columbia, Coventry, Eastford, East Lyme, Franklin, Griswold, Groton, Hampton, Killingly, Lebanon, Ledyard, Lisbon, Lyme, Mansfield, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Old Lyme, Plainfield, Pomfret, Preston, Putnam, Salem, Scotland, Sprague, Stafford, Sterling, Stonington, Thompson, Union, Voluntown, Waterford, Willington, Windham and Woodstock.

Preference is given to programs that are:

We will also consider:

Contact Jennifer O’Brien, Program Director, at or 860-442-3572 with questions or to discuss a proposal.

Eligible applicants may submit grant requests of $5,000 to $35,000.

Please review our General Eligibility Criteria for Grants

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