Animal Welfare Grantees in Winter 2012

Animal Protection of New Mexico - $5,000:  To encourage the humane treatment of animals with creative, life-saving solutions that are seen and felt, through statewide programs and services (grant made by the Sherpa Fund).

Assistance Dogs of the West - $3,900:  To support the core value of respect for the unique abilities found in human/dog partnerships, funding is used to continue programming, which engages diverse student populations and professionals in the service dog training process (grant comprised of $2,500 from the Sherpa Fund, $900 from the Dr. and Mrs. Cameron Haight Fund, and $500 from the Castagnola Family Fund).

Espanola Valley Humane Society - $7,400:  To support the Driving Doggies program which transfers more than 1,200 dogs and cats from overcrowded New Mexico shelters to low-volume Colorado shelters (grant comprised of $5,000 from the Sherpa Fund, $1,000 from the Susan and Conrad De Jong Fund, $900 from the Dr. and Mrs. Cameron Haight Fund, and $500 from the Sanford and Jane Brickner Advised Fund).

The Horse Shelter - $5,500:  To support the ability of The Horse Shelter to serve more abused and neglected horses. This will be accomplished by Increasing our capacity to house more horses, raising the awareness of THS to promote volunteering and funding, and Increasing adoption of horses from the Shelter (grant comprised of $5,000 from the Sherpa Fund, and $500 from the Castagnola Family Fund).

Santa Fe Animal Shelter - $3,500:   To keep our animals comfortable, funds will be used to provide blankets for use in dog kennels (grant comprised of $2,500 from the Sherpa Fund, $500 from the Richard Hertz & Doris Meyer Fund, and $500 from the Sanford and Jane Brickner Advised Fund.

WildEarth Guardians - $2,500:  To support a campaign that will result in passing a bill in the New Mexico legislature to ban the inhumane practice of using dangerous and cruel traps on public lands by 2014 (grant made by the Sherpa Fund).

The Wildlife Center - $4,000:  To provide strategies for coexisting with wildlife in urban communities through neighborhood based workshops, printed material, a call line, and electronic media (grant comprised of $2,500 from the Sherpa Fund, $500 from the Richard Hertz & Doris Meyer Fund, $500 from the Sanford and Jane Brickner Advised Fund, and $500 from the Susan and Conrad De Jong Fund).

Your Contacts for Nonprofits

Christa Coggins
Vice President for Community Philanthropy

(505) 988-9715 x 7002

 

Diane Hamamoto
Program Officer

(505) 988-9715 x 7008


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