Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Jean Salisbury Animal Welfare Trust

The Jean Sainsbury Animal Welfare Trust aims to donate to projects or activities encompassing one or more of the following:
o The benefit and protection of animals.
o The relief of suffering in animals.
o The conservation of wildlife.
o The encouragement of a greater understanding of animals.
Grants are normally in the range of £1,000 to £10,000, although smaller amounts may be considered. Grants of less than £1,000 are awarded at the discretion of trustees.
The Trust will fund:
o General running costs associated with the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of domestic, wild and exotic animals.
o Feeding, capture, neutering and release of feral cats.
o Assistance with vet's fees and the neutering costs of animals owned by those on low incomes.
o Donations towards capital purchases involving land, buildings, vehicles, equipment and educational material.
The Trustees may also pledge funds up to a maximum of £50,000 towards large capital building projects, Funding will, however, only be released when all other funds are in place and the work is ready to commence.
Registered charities in the UK are eligible to apply.
PLEASE NOTE: the Trust favours applications from smaller animal welfare charities registered in the UK and working in the UK or abroad:
o Which have at least one set of up-to-date annual accounts available for inspection.
o Which demonstrate an active re-homing and rehabilitation policy for animals taken into their care.
o Involved with conservation of wildlife, when the rescue, rehabilitation and (where possible) the release of animals is their main aim.
Applications should be made in writing to the Trust and must be accompanied by the following:
o Nine (9) copies of the completed questionnaire (available from the Trust's website).
o Nine (9) copies of the Charity's most recent audited accounts. o Nine (9) copies of any other information felt to be relevant to the application (ie newsletters, re-homing statistics).
The remaining 2016 application deadlines are:
o Sunday 1 May (for consideration by Trustees in July); and
o Thursday 1 September (for consideration by Trustees in November).
For further information visit the Trust’s website.
Contact details for the Trust are:
Madeleine Orchard
The Jean Sainsbury Animal Welfare Trust
PO Box 469
London W14 8PJ
(Source: GRIN)

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