Remy Fund for Pets and Animal Services

Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham

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Anticipated deadline: May 15, 2021

Grant amount: US $2,000 - US $20,000

Fields of work: Animal Welfare - Domestic Animals & Pets

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in Alabama: Blount County, Jefferson County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Walker County

Location of residency: Counties in Alabama: Blount County, Jefferson County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Walker County

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Overview:

Background

Birmingham businessman and philanthropist Ken Jackson honored the memory of his late dog Remy, a Jack Russell- Shih Tzu mix, by establishing the Remy Fund for Pets and Animal Services at the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham 

The Remy Fund for Pets and Animal Services is a special fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham (CFGB) that considers grant requests from organizations with a mission or specific programs that involve traditional companion animals (cats, dogs, and horses). 

Areas of priority are: 

  • rescue/shelter programs for traditional companion animals
  • spay/neuter programs
  • animal-assisted therapy programs involving traditional companion animals 
  • education and advocacy programs (promoting the humane and dignified treatment of traditional companion animals) 

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

Eligibility:

  • Grants will be restricted to organizations classified as public charities under section 501(c)3 of the IRS code and based in, or serving, one or more of the following Alabama counties:
    • Blount, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, and Walker.

Preferences:

  • Requests will be considered for general organizational support, although preference will be given to projects with clear goals and objectives. 

Ineligibility:

  • Capital projects will not be considered at this time. 

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