The Community Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2020 Remy Fund for Pets and Animals Grant application period opens March 15, 2020. Applications are due by midnight, Wednesday, April 30, 2020.
The Remy Fund awards grants to companion animal (dogs, cats and horses) nonprofits serving Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, Blount and Walker counties.. Requests will be considered for general organizational support, although preference will be given to projects with clear goals and objectives. Capital projects will not be considered at this time. 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)