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Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies
in Eligible Locations to Promote Animal Welfare

David and Jane Gotelli Family Fund

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Napa Valley Community Foundation

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Grants of up to $30,000 to California nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible locations to promote animal welfare. Funding is intended to support organizations that enhance or sustain the wellbeing of small animals. Grants may be used to support programming or general operations. Eligible applicants serve Napa County.

Grant Priorities:

Activities related to the care, shelter or provision of medical services that improve or sustain the welfare of small animals. Small animals are defined as animals that would ordinarily be cared for by a small animal veterinarian (e.g., dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, birds, lizards, etc.). Priorities include:

  • General support to organizations dedicated to the health, welfare or humane treatment of small animals
  • Animal shelters, sanctuaries and adoption programs
  • Subsidized spay/neuter services
  • Small animal rescue and care activities
  • Education, outreach and disaster preparedness programs that benefit small companion animals

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 193642

Estimated Size of Grant:

$5,000 - $30,000

Term of Contract:

Proposals must be for a one-year grant period.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) public charity status, or programs with a fiscal agent that is a 501(c)(3) public charity (provided that a letter of support is included from the fiscal agent)
- Public agencies/governmental units, e.g. Animal Shelters, as described in 170(c)(1) of the IRS code

The Foundation will not consider grant requests at this time for:
- Grants to individual people or animals
- Regranting programs
- Multi-year grants
- Capital campaigns
- Political causes, campaigns or lobbying efforts

Pre-proposal Conference:

NVCF will host a virtual information session for applicants to The David and Jane Gotelli Family Fund on December 8, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. via zoom. Attendance is not mandatory, but a representative of your organization is strongly encouraged to attend so any questions can be addressed prior to a proposal submission. To register for the information session, please email your name and organization name to staff.

Pre-Application Information:

To be considered for funding, your organization must submit a grant proposal narrative and supporting documents via email by January 15, 2022.

Following receipt of your proposal, the Foundation may request additional information in writing and/or a site visit or phone interview with representatives of your organization. The Foundation may also contact your partner agencies to learn more about collaborations. The Foundation will notify organizations of its funding decisions no later than March 31, 2022.

A list of information to include in the proposal can be found at

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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To email the grant proposal and register for the webinar, contact:

Direct questions to:
Rejane Brito, Director of Programs and Philanthropic Engagement
707.254.9565 x 22.

Napa Valley Community Foundation
3299 Claremont Way, Suite 4
Napa, CA 94558
(707) 254-9565 ext. 16

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