Harry W. & Carolyn W. Galbraith Memorial Fund

East Tennessee Foundation

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Next anticipated deadline: Sep 15, 2020

Later anticipated deadlines: Sep 15, 2022

Grant amount: US $3,000 - US $4,000

Fields of work: Animal Welfare - Domestic Animals & Pets

Applicant type: Government Entity, College / University, Nonprofit, Indigenous Group

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in Tennessee: Anderson County, Blount County, Campbell County, Carter County, Claiborne County Show all

Location of residency: Counties in Tennessee: Anderson County, Blount County, Campbell County, Carter County, Claiborne County Show all

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About this funder:



The next grants process is tentatively scheduled to begin in summer 2018.

Harry W. & Carolyn W. Galbraith Memorial Fund

The Harry W. & Carolyn W. Galbraith Memorial Fund (Galbraith Memorial Fund) was established in 2014 to support animal care organizations with their spaying and neutering programs.

Grant funds are intended to be used primarily for spay and neuter expenses for cats and dogs. Both pets and stray cats may be spayed or neutered with grant funds. Funds may also be used to support rabies vaccines. 

Grant Amounts and Term

Grant awards will range from $3,000 - $4,000

Two-year grants will be awarded in summer . 

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


  • General Eligibility and Funding Criteria
    • Eligible organizations must have and be able to provide documentation to verify the following:
      • Confirmation that the organization is a 501(c)(3) public charity, unit of government , or educational institution
      • New or emerging groups that do not have nonprofit status may apply if they have an established nonprofit organization as a fiscal sponsor
      • Employee Identification Number (EIN)
      • Legal name of organization, address and contact information (phone fax, email address)
      • Primary contact person and title
      • List of staff administering the project
      • Most recent financial statements and/or most recent audit and/or IRS Form 990
      • Current year operating budget
      • List of current board of directors or equivalent governing body
      • Confirmation that the organization operates and is organized so as to not discriminate on the basis of race, color national origin, religion, gender, familial status, sexual orientation, age, disability, covered veteran status, or other characteristics as identified in the Foundation’s Non-Discrimination Policy Statement.
  • Additional eligibility criteria specific to the Galbraith Memorial Fund:
    • Applicant organizations must be located within the Foundation's 25-county service area
    • Organizations must request funding primarily for a spay/neuter program for low-income owners of cats and dogs or free roaming cats OR as seed money to start a program where none exists OR an innovative program designed to increase spay/neuter services to low-income pet owners
    • Funding preference will be given to programs that get the most out of grant funds – “stretch the dollar”


  • The following types of requests will NOT be funded:
    • Projects that have explicit religious content, express a particular religious view or advance a religious purpose
    • Debt retirement or budget deficits
    • Endowment funds or general fundraising campaigns
    • Capital improvements
    • Grants to individuals