General Horses at Risk Grants


Program Purpose
The Foundation for the Horse’s mission area supporting Horses at Risk focuses on programs for domestic equines as well as international aid through equitarian projects. This grant opportunity is aimed at supporting programs and projects that improve the direct care and/or increase the education to veterinarians and other care providers of these horses at risk.

Horses at Risk Grant
We will accept grant applications for programs that support domestic horses impacted by disease, abuse, neglect, natural or man-made disasters, and for equines in-transition for adoption and other careers.
Programs that benefit working equids of the world, particularly those in impoverished areas, will also be accepted.
Note: Priority is given to programs with the broadest reach and/or that work toward self-sustainability within the community; including educational elements and sustainable funding models.

• 501(3) non-profit organizations or certified non-governmental organizations may apply for this grant opportunity.

• Previous Foundation grant recipients must be current on all reporting requirements.

NOT Eligible

• Grants seeking to support continuing education for veterinarians or veterinary students outside of the above at-risk equine populations.
If unsure about eligibility or if your project would be considered viable for funding, please contact us via e-mail or phone prior to grant submission.

Grant Amount
Grants will generally range from $2,500 – $10,000 for first-time applicants or $5,000 – $25,000 for trusted and previous applicants. The total funding amount available for this grant opportunity varies year-to-year.