Regina B. Frankenberg Foundation Grant - Wild Animals

Regina Bauer Frankenberg Foundation

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Grant amount: Up to US $65,000

Deadline: Jul 1, 2020

Applicant type: Nonprofit

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

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

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About this funder:



Regina Frankenberg directed that the remainder of her estate be used to establish a foundation to support organizations and programs that promote the care, conservation, treatment, well-being and prevention of cruelty to animals.

Funding Interests

Animal welfare, through two focus areas:

  • Protecting endangered and threatened species by supporting conservation and research; and
  • Reducing the homelessness, mistreatment and euthanasia of companion animals through adoption, training, spay/neuter and other programs by providing capacity building and infrastructure grants to organizations doing this work. (see separate grant page here)

Geographic Focus:

  • With respect to wild animals: National, including U.S. organizations with international programs.

Type of Support:

  • Project, capital and capacity building

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


  • Organizations requesting support must have annual operating budgets of $250,000 or more.
  • Organizations must be classified by the Internal Revenue Service as public charities and tax-exempt under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.


  • The Foundation typically does not provide general operating support.
  • No grants are made to individuals or private foundations or for matching gifts or loans. 
  • Organizations receiving support must not engage in or supply animals for vivisection. 
  • The Foundation does not provide support for projects in which animals are held in captivity and also does not make grants to wildlife sanctuaries.