Grant Funding

As a 501c3 non-profit organization, Friends of the Shelter qualifies for grant funding. We thank those entities that have recognized the importance and need to fund the Shelter dogs’ medical care by selecting Friends of the Shelter as grant award recipients.

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Friends of the Shelter received the following grants to fund the medical, surgical and recuperative care of the sick and injured dogs at the Franklin County Dog Shelter:

  • The Ohio Pet Fund
  • Petco Foundation
  • Bernice Barbour Foundation
  • Ferne A. Zetty/All for the Animals Fund
  • Dr. Thelma I. Schoonover Fund
  • Alice and Robert Estrich Fund
  • Build-a-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation
  • Animal Planet/ The Laptop Guy

Friends of the Shelter recently received a grant to work with the Shelter on a spay/neuter program. The grant was from The Ohio Pet Fund and was funded by Ohio pet license plate sales. Previously, we received a grant from the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, a KeyBank trust to fund the former Fix program, a spay/neuter program for low-income residents

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