IndyHumane Receives Over $80k in Grants

January 12, 2022 | BlogNews

IndyHumane recently received six grants totaling over $80,000 to support its lifesaving mission of improving animal welfare across central Indiana.

INDIANAPOLIS – IndyHumane is a non-profit organization that depends on individual and corporate donations along with grants to continue its mission of helping animals across the Indianapolis area. Over the past few months, the organization has received six new grants totaling over $80,000.

“We are so thankful for all of our donations from individuals that give through fundraisers like Mutt Strut, to our corporate partners, to the foundations and organizations that award IndyHumane crucial grant dollars. It is because of them that we are able to care for, help, and save the lives of so many animals in Indiana,” said David Horth, IndyHumane CEO.

Grants recently receive include:

  • A $25,000 grant from the Efroymson Family Fund to fund capital repairs to IndyHumane’s Michigan Road Shelter.

  • A $10,000 grant from the Tony Stewart Foundation to help IndyHumane’s Downtown Pet Pantry distribute pet food and supplies to community partners.

  • A $15,000 grant from the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust and a $5,000 grant from The Brave Heart Foundation to fund spay/neuter services and vaccines for animals served by the IndyHumane Downtown Clinic’s grassroots partners.

  • Generous funding from the Herbert Simon Family Foundation to support veterinary care for high-need animals. Funding will also support community pet food distribution through the Downtown Pet Pantry.

  • A $23,600 Rachael Ray ‘Save Them All’ grant, a partnership between the Rachael Ray Foundation and Best Friends Animal Society, to help increase lifesaving rates for central Indiana cats and medium and large dogs in 2022.