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As part of our 2020 Spay/Neuter Grant Program, the incredible folks at Tito's Handmade Vodka have generously offered to match all donations to SpayVA up to $10,000.  We are tremendously grateful for Tito's continued support over the past 5 years.  #VodkaForDogPeople

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2020 SpayVA Grant Process


Grant Application DEADLINE March 15,2020

The goal of the SpayVA Grants is to reduce shelter intake and euthanasia by funding local spay/neuter efforts.  Overall priority is given to applicants who serve under-performing/under-resourced areas of the state.  Additionally, applications from previous award recipients will be scored based upon the applicant’s history of complying with grant requirements, such as timely reporting. 

Grant Requirements:

  • Be a current active member in good standing with the Virginia Federation of Humane Societies. (Dues paid and current application on file).

  • Approximately $100,000 or less yearly operating budget.

  • Established spay/neuter program or beginning a spay/neuter program such that funding can be used within six months.

  • Application Deadline is 3/15/20 at 5:00 PM (no late applications will be accepted).

  • All Applications must be emailed to (please do not mail applications).

  • Established grant amount of $50.00/cat and $100.00/dog for spay/neuter surgeries (If amount of surgery exceeds this per animal, organization must have the capacity to fund the remainder through co-pays or fundraising).

  • Provide one follow-up report by 7/31/20 and one final report by 10/31/20 on how the funds were used (template will be provided from SpayVA).  Failure to provide reports by the deadline may make your organization ineligible for future grant awards.

  • In addition provide:

    • Pictures of animals helped through the grant.

    • Short blurb for annual SpayVA grant report/newsletter.


Important Dates:

  • Application Deadline is 3/15/20 at 5:00 PM

  • Applicants notified of decision by 3/20/20

  • MOU and W9 emailed to info@spayva.orgby 3/25/20

  • Grantees announced at the VFHS annual conference on 4/3/20

  • Checks issued at annual conference 4/3/20

  • First Grant Report due no later than 7/31/20

  • Final Grant Report due no later than 10/31/20

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