Application Checklist

Applications must be received by January 31.

Applications should not exceed 20 MB file size.

Application files must be submitted in PDF format. Please use this convention for naming files: JDoe1, JDoe2, JDoe3.

Please have ready to include the following: a resume or curriculum vitae with cover page, complete budget information (as specific as you can), and two letters of support along with a brief bio of the letters’ authors.

For project information, please have ready to include the following:

  1. The mission or purpose of your project
  2. A definition of the need your project intends to meet
  3. The targeted population for your project
  4. Expected results
  5. Timetable and process for achieving results
  6. How you will evaluate the success of your proposal

Include any supplemental materials that you feel will strengthen the application, for example, excerpts from scholarly articles, performance reviews and images of original artwork.

Application Information

  • Grant amounts range from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars.
  • On average, fewer than 20 grants are awarded annually.
  • CAF does not fund “hands-on” projects including animal rescue, public protest or
    trap-neuter-release programs.
  • CAF does not accept grant applications for multiple projects.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who do not depend on other sources of external funding.
  • Applicants will be notified upon receipt of their complete applications.
  • Applicants will be notified of results by March 31.

Culture & Animals Foundation Grant Application