• Our Grant Philosophy
    Franklin’s Friends grants funds to deserving local 501(c)(3) and government animal welfare agencies. Grant applications are rigorously reviewed for veterinary and financial responsibility. We strive to support three pillars of animal welfare: Shelter/Rescue, Spay/Neuter, and Community Education. All funds granted are restricted to the use specified in the grant application.

  • Guidelines for Grant Applicants
    Franklin’s Friends accepts grant applications from local 501(c)(3) and government agencies in Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Volusia, Lake, Polk, Brevard, or Hillsborough Counties year round. Each organization may only apply once per calendar year. We will not consider applications from individuals. We will not provide grants for the purchase of property or buildings. We will not grant funds to organizations who do not treat heartworm positive dogs with immiticide injections unless they are applying for funds to allow them to do so.   All funds granted are restricted to the purpose specified in the grant application which must be aligned with our mission. Any organization receiving a grant from Franklin’s Friends is required to furnish invoices monthly demonstrating how our funds were spent.

Sophie's Circle

Franklin's Friends pledged $15,000 to Sophie's Circle for the veterinary care of dogs rescued in the state of Florida.

Husky Haven

Franklin's Friends awarded $30,000 to Husky Haven for the shelter and veterinary care for dogs rescued in the state of Florida.

THE Pixel Fund

Franklin's Friends awarded a grant in the amount of $15,000 to The Pixel Fund to be used for heartworm treatment and medical expenses for dogs and cats pulled from Florida shelters, training of dogs with behavioral problems, Cat Outreach and Safety Program, and for Community Support.

Spay the Strays

Franklin's Friends granted $18,000 to Spay the Strays to pay for veterinary care, including spay/neuter and vaccination of cats rescued Central Florida.

Happy Trails animal rescue

Franklin's Friends granted $10,000 to Happy Trails Animal Rescue to pay for heartworm prevention and treatment expenses for dogs living in rural Osceola County.

Spay N Save

Franklin's Friends awarded $11,250 to Spay N Save to perform 50 dog and 150 cat sterilizations for low income families in Lake County

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