Athletes for Animals provides funding to animal welfare organizations that meet our criteria and are chosen through a semi-annual grant process. If your group is in need of support, please review the guidelines and complete the application below.

Grant Guidelines – Spring 2018 Cycle

  1. Must be a non-profit organization with proof of 501(c)3 status or a pending application for exemption with the IRS.
  2. Organization must be based in United States or Canada.
  3. Preference is given to organizations that do not euthanize adoptable animals.
  4. All adoptable animals must be spayed/neutered prior to adoption.
  5. We operate on a 18 month cycle. Organizations must wait two full grant cycles before re-applying.
  6. Organization must provide a follow up report on grant usage and funded program results within one year.
  7. Being matched with an athlete ambassador does not guarantee funding.
  8. A4A does not fund organizations for start up costs, general operating expenses, fundraising campaigns or building expenses.
  9. A4A does not fund individuals.
  10. Our grant funding is designated for companion animals (canines & felines) only.

Click here to download the application form.

Typical grant funding ranges between $500-$5,000.  Grant applications are considered semi-annually.  Applications must be received by March 15 (SPRING cycle) and September 15 (FALL cycle).  If an application is received after a submission deadline it will be held for the next funding cycle.  Completed grant applications can be mailed to:

Athletes for Animals
PO Box 50345
St. Louis, MO 63105

If you received a Grant from Athletes for Animals and your project is complete, please download and return the Grant Follow-up Form. You may also email this form to: kelly@athletesforanimals.org

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