AQHA: America's Horse Cares Grant

American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA)

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Deadline: Mar 1, 2022 9:59pm PST

Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Fields of work: Service Animals

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States


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Overview:

The American Quarter Horse Association, located in Amarillo, Texas, is the world’s largest equine breed registry and membership organization.

AQHA members share a passion for the American Quarter Horse and the vast lifestyle created by the world’s most popular horse.

Whether you’re a seasoned horse show veteran, a fan of the race track, a backyard horse enthusiast or simply someone dreaming of someday owning a horse, AQHA membership will benefit you in countless ways.

Funding Available

General Fund 

  • Decisions for the general fund will support Individualized Employee/Volunteer Training and Center Immersion Training through approved educational clinics and or workshops.
  • Requests must be made by the facility and are subject to the organizational requirements listed above.
  • Grant proposals for funding outside the scope of these areas will not be considered for funding.

Arizona Fund

  • Decisions for the Arizona fund will support Individualized Employee/Volunteer Training, Center Immersion Training and scholarships or financial assistance for client expenses.
  • Requests must be made by the facility and are subject to the organizational requirements listed above.
  • Grant proposals for funding outside the scope of these areas will not be considered for funding.
  • Applicants for the Arizona fund may not submit an application for general grant funding.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Applicant organization must be a facility which utilizes horses to provide equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) to benefit challenged or special-needs individuals.
  • Additional requirements include:
    • Must be tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code for three years or more;
    • Must be a member of one of the following:  American Hippotherapy Association (AHA), Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA), Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association Inc. (EAGALA) or the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.).

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Must be a member of one of the following: American Hippotherapy Association (AHA), Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA), Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association Inc. (EAGALA) or the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.).

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This page was last reviewed June 02, 2021 and last updated June 02, 2021