Emma Barnsley Foundation Grant

Emma Barnsley Foundation


Grant amount: US $10,000 - US $20,000

Anticipated deadline: Aug 31, 2018

Applicant type: Nonprofit College / University

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Research, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Preferred: New York County, New York, Counties in Texas: Crane County, Ector County, Midland County Other eligible locations: United States

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Overview:

History

Emma Elizabeth Barnsley was born on December 10, 1926 in Crane County, Texas and grew up in the areas of Crane, Midland, and Odessa, Texas. She moved to New York City as a young woman where she spent most of her adult life. Ms. Barnsley had a deep love for animals of all kinds. It is because of this passion she established the Emma Barnsley Foundation for the purposes of the prevention of cruelty to animals and the study, care, protection, and preservation of animals, both domestic and wild, and their environment. Ms. Barnsley passed away on August 1, 2007 in New York.


Mission

The mission of the Emma Barnsley Foundation is to promote the prevention of cruelty to animals and for the study, care, protection, and preservation of animals, both domestic and wild, and their environment.


Giving

The Emma Barnsley Foundation awards grants exclusively for charitable, scientific, and educational purposes as follows:

  • To aid and assist in the prevention of cruelty to animals, both domestic and wild.

  • To aid and assist in the care, protection and preservation of animals, both domestic and wild, and the environment in which such wild animals may live.

  • To provide scholarships for deserving young men and women to assist them in the study of veterinary medicine at any institution of higher learning in the state of Texas.

  • To assist institutions of higher learning in the state of Texas in the operation and maintenance of courses of study in veterinary medicine and in the study of animals and animal life.

  • To assist in research projects involving ecological, environmental, and wildlife studies, provided no funds shall be given to any organization utilizing animals for research or experimental purposes if such animals are in any way harmed, mutilated, intentionally inflicted with disease or any substance causing disease, or if such animals are killed in the course of such research.

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Eligibility:

  • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

  • Grants for educational purposes are limited to the state of Texas.

Preferences:

  • Preference may be given to organizations that operate in the Crane/Midland/Odessa, Texas area or the Manhattan, New York area.

  • Preference may be given to colleges and universities, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Primarily Primates, Inc., The Fund for Animals, Inc., the Defenders of Wildlife and the National Geographic Society.

Ineligibility:

The foundation normally does not fund requests for:

  • General operating support

  • Endowments

  • Individuals

  • Political activities

  • Loans

  • Fundraising events including dinners, benefits, and athletic events.


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