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Rescue Centre Grants

We provide funding to organisations whose main activity is the rescue and rehoming of UK pets.

How much do we fund?

We provide grants from £250 upwards; our biggest rescue grant last year was £189,000 towards an onsite veterinary facility.

What do we fund?

We fund the following:

  • Vet bills
  • Boarding fees
  • Trap and neuter schemes
  • Food
  • Equipment
  • Vehicles
  • Building work
  • Utility bills

How often are grants reviewed?

Decisions are made on a monthly basis, with larger sums (over £75k) reviewed three times a year

How often can we apply?

12 months must have elapsed since your charity last received funds from the Pets Foundation (aka Pets at Home Foundation)

How do I apply?

Read the grant criteria to check the eligibility of your charity, your project, and what documents are needed. Then contact us for an application form.

How to apply
  1. Read the current grant criteria below carefully to make sure your organisation and your application are eligible for support.
  2. Make sure you’ve included all the supporting evidence required before submitting your application. For all applications this includes recent financial details for your organisation; additional guidance is below. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any further questions regarding supporting evidence.
  3. We may also ask if we can conduct a visit – virtual or in person! In order to learn more about your work and the way you operate.
Request grant application

Downloads

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Grant programme 2024 FAQ
(Grant-programme-2024-FAQ.pdf)
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Financial information guidance
(Financial-information-guidance.pdf)
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pdf
Expectations following a grant
(Expectations-following-a-grant.pdf)
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pdf
Rescue and rehoming grant criteria 2024
(Rescue-and-rehoming-grant-criteria-2024.pdf)
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For more information please contact the the Pets Foundation team at info@petsfoundation.co.uk

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