The Hudson Valley Animal Shelter Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan, is now accepting applications for its 2021 grants. Organizations in Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Putnam, Sullivan and Rockland counties that are dedicated to rescuing, sheltering and defending animals are eligible to apply. This year, the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan’s Grants Distribution Committee will consider grant requests ranging from $1,000 to $5,000.
The Hudson Valley Animal Shelter Fund was established in 2015 through a generous bequest from Jean Rowe and will provide financial assistance to nonprofit animal welfare agencies throughout the Hudson Valley in perpetuity. Since inception, over $58,000 has been awarded to support a variety of capital and project expenses for several nonprofit animal organizations in the region.
Completed applications must be received by March 15, 2021 and awards will be announced in May. Applications can be found at cfosny.org.