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   2023/2024 GRANT CYCLE -
Now Closed - next opportunity Aug. 2024

Who can apply?

You may apply for a grant to fund spay and neuter services if you are a municipal/tribal animal control agency or a non-profit 501(c)3 agency, such as a humane society or other animal welfare organization. Funds will be allocated as grants to qualified applying agencies.

Grant Funding - Maximum amount of request (per project): $10,000

  • Projects available

    • Public Pets (Domesticated) Spay/Neuter Program

    • Free-roaming Cat (Feral Cat) Spay/Neuter Program

    • Sheltered Pets Spay/Neuter Program (Government, Tribal or Nonprofit)

Total grant funding available, varies, each year. Grant funding for spay/neuter efforts throughout the state is dependent upon total proceeds from the Pet Friendly License Plate sales accumulated for the year ending June 30 and the prior year's tax donation totals.

- Awards will be announced in October and funds distributed in November/December.

- Grant funds are strictly for sterilization costs, only.

- All fifteen (15) counties are provided funding.

APPLICATION PROCESS- Now closed. The following information will remain posted as an example of the application process/expectations. Please, do NOT copy or use this application for next year, as the application may slightly change and your chances may be affected if using the wrong application.

  • Applications must be submitted by mail and postmarked, no later than August 31, 2023

  • Only, completed packets with all applicable enclosures will be accepted

  • Approval notifications will be sent by October 31, 2023.

Applications are scored based on (including but not limited to)- completeness, details provided of project, the inclusion of all required documents, number of pets to be spay/neutered with requested project dollars, prior year outcomes, and more.

100 possible points

*If you have any questions during the application process - Please, do not hesitate to contact us for assistance!



Click on picture to download a PDF of
Cover sheet and Application


  • Grant funds must be expended within the dates noted in Grant Approval Letter

    • Typically, 9-10 months, starting from the date of Grant Approval Notice through August 15, 2024.

  • Interim report to be completed by April 30, 2024 - emailed or mailed (it will be posted on-line in early 2024)

  • Final report to be completed by August 15, 2024 - emailed or mailed

  • The number of pets to be sterilized must be completed; based on application and final, approved, grant funding  

For questions about the application process, please contact us. No phone calls, please.





   - August 2023: Application submission

   - September 2023: Committee review of applications

   - October 2023: Grant Approval Notices are sent

   - Nov/Dec 2023: Distribution of funds

   - April 30, 2024: Interim report due (or final if all funds have been expended)

   - August 15, 2024 - Final report due

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