Animal Rescue Fund (ARF) | City of Edmonton

Value: Maximum $2000 per submission.

Description:

The Animal Rescue Fund (ARF) is a grant provided to not-for-profit pet rescue organizations. These grants are specific for rescue animals in need of medical attention that aligns with the Animal Care and Control missions, such as: spay and neuter, vaccinations, microchipping, dental and surgeries that result in an increased adoptability rate for the animal.

Eligibility:

  • Rescue groups that have a home base of Edmonton, AB with special consideration given to groups who support the Animal Care & Control Centre and the Edmonton Humane Society
  • Rescue groups that are registered as a non-profit company with the business goal of pet rescue, pet adoption and humane animal care
  • Groups that carry liability insurance of not less than $2 million inclusive limit for any one occurrence
  • Rescue groups that ensure their dogs and cats are spayed or neutered prior to being adopted
  • Organizations that are committed to actively promote City of Edmonton/municipal pet licensing as part of their adoption process
  • Rescue groups that support the rescue AND adoption of pets within Edmonton city limits. If a rescue’s target community is not Edmonton based, these funds can be utilized for animals who were in care at Edmonton’s Animal Care & Control Centre and transferred to the Edmonton Humane Society, prior to being transferred to the rescue
  • Rescues that are in good standing with the City of Edmonton, the Animal Care & Control Centre, the Edmonton Humane Society and the Alberta SPCA

Eligible Expenses:

  • Targeted spay/neuter initiatives
  • Applications for the care of animals rescued from directly within Edmonton city limits
  • Applications for the care of animals transferred from Edmonton’s Animal Care & Control Centre (ACCC) directly to the rescue
  • Applications for the care of animals who were in care at Edmonton’s Animal Care & Control Centre and transferred to the Edmonton Humane Society, prior to being transferred to the rescue
  • Funds can be used to increase the adoptability of rescue pets from Edmonton and area through medical care, dental care, spaying/neutering, permanent I.D. (microchipping or tattooing), vaccinations, and transportation to/from other communities

Deadline:

Applications are accepted quarterly beginning January 1 of the current year. One application per quarter, per rescue. Applications are accepted until November 30 of the current year (while allocated funds are available).

Contact: Tanya Laughren | 780-495-0327 | tanya.laughren@edmonton.ca

Website: https://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/bylaws/animal-rescue-fund.aspx

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