Sandy Fund Grant Application

Sandy Fund Grant Application Founded after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, this fund supports organizations that are performing disaster relief services in their communities. Additionally, the fund serves those whose daily services to pets have been directly affected or interrupted by natural disasters, such as clubs, rescue shelters and animal hospitals.

Qualifications & Eligibility

  • Applicant must be: (1) an AKC licensed, sanctioned or member dog Club that conducts disaster relief activities or (2) an organization that is exempt from Federal income taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, that conducts disaster relief activities on behalf of dogs as a result of Hurricane Sandy.
  • AKC Humane Fund Sandy Fund Grants are awarded for disaster relief purposes. The AKC Humane Fund Sandy Fund Grants may not be used for fundraising purposes.
  • An applicant may not apply for an AKC Humane Fund Sandy Fund Grant if it has been awarded a grant from the AKC Humane Fund twice in the five calendar year period immediately preceding the application deadline.
  • Applicants that are awarded grants must comply with a reporting process as indicated by the AKC Humane Fund.
  • Qualifications & Eligibility

    Submitted applications must include the following materials, in this order:
  • Completed Grant Application form with additional sheets attached as needed to answer questions. The original form is required and must be signed and dated.
  • Financial information regarding your organization, including the most recent financial statements (preferably audited), total current budget for the last completed fiscal year and for the current fiscal year of the organization, and a list detailing the principal sources of ongoing annual support for the organization.
  • Copy of the IRS Determination Letter confirming Section 501 (c)(3) status (if applicable).
  • If you'd rather complete a paper version of the grant application, please see the PDF here

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