Funds available for pet shelter/rescue services
REGION — The Hudson Valley Animal Shelter Fund grant applications are now available. Eligible organizations are those providing services in Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Putnam, Sullivan and Rockland counties and are dedicated to rescuing, sheltering and defending animals. In 2018, the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan’s selections committee will consider grants ranging from $1,000 to $12,000. The Hudson Valley Animal Shelter Fund was established through a bequest from Jean Rowe to the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan.
In Rowe’s memory, this fund will provide financial assistance to nonprofit animal welfare agencies throughout the Hudson Valley in perpetuity. Applications must be received by March 16, and awards will be announced in May. Applications can be found at www.cfosny.org. Past grant recipients include Will Spay, Inc., Humane Society of Middletown, Inc., The Friends of Green Chimneys, Goshen Humane Society, Inc., Humane Society of Walden, Inc., Pets Alive, Inc., The Animal Rights Alliance, Inc. and The Ulster County SPCA.