Welcome to the Louisiana Pet Overpopulation Council Grant Application! We encourage organizations meeting the Grant Qualifications to submit proposals via this form.
NOTE: If you would prefer not to use this form, you may mail in a paper application which can be saved and/or printed by clicking here.
Please complete the process fully and answer every question. You must submit any attachments and other required documentation listed at the end of this document or your submission will be rejected.
Basic Organization Details
Grant Details & Information
GRANT GUIDELINES AND CRITERIA
The Louisiana Animal Friendly License Plate Program was created by LA. R.S. 47:463.60 and is administered by the Louisiana Pet Overpopulation Advisory Council.
It is funded by the proceeds from the sales of Animal Friendly license plates. The Council is required to establish a grant application process and to distribute funds based on applicant’s eligibility and proper criteria. The funds available for grants will be dependent upon the number of specialty plates sold.
To be potentially eligible for a grant, you must be either:
I. A LOUISIANA NON-PROFIT 501 © 3 ORGANIZATION.
II. ANY VETERINARIAN OR VETERINARY HOSPITAL LICENSED IN LOUISIANA.
And you must submit all required documentation and information required for your application.
Proposals must be electronically submitted or postmarked via regular mail no later than March 30, 2018. Grants will be awarded June 30, 2018 and grantees shall be notified shortly thereafter.
Pet Overpopulation Advisory CouncilP.O. Box 741234New Orleans, Louisiana 70174
We will send an acknowledgement email within three weeks of receiving an application. For questions pertaining to the grant application process, please address them to Jeff Dorson, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please review this form for requirements that are specific to you. Failure to properly submit required documentation through this form may result in the denial of your application.
I. GRANT APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR HUMANE SOCIETIES
General Organizational Information
1. Mission Statement.
2. Annual Operating Budget for Current Fiscal Year.
3. List of Board of Directors, including titles and contact information.
1. Please provide a brief description of your spay/neuter project. Include measurable goals, target dates, price breakdown per estimated surgery, and how the funds will be used. Please also include the length of time your program has been operational as well as a list of all community partners.
Rabies inoculations must be performed during each sterilization surgery.
2. Please chose the level of funding you are requesting (only one grant per organization per year)
3. Follow up report requirement. All grantees must submit a follow up report, a Grant Tracking Form, that provides the number of animals altered and breakdown of species. Please download the report or fill out online. Grantees will be notified of the Grant Tracking Form deadline before the end of the year.
4. Eligibility. Limited to one grant per year, per applicant.
1. Please provide the organizational flow-chart to show staff members and volunteers in charge of project.
2. Copy of organization’s 501 © 3 determination letter and Article of Incorporation.
3. Copy of most current fiscal report (audited or non-audited).
Each completed grant application will be reviewed by members of the Pet Overpopulation Advisory Council. Grants will be awarded based on merit and need.
By submitting this application, the applicant organization allows the Louisiana Pet Overpopulation Advisory Council to use the name of their organization in any promotional and marketing materials that might be designed and distributed to promote the mission of this council.
How is your program ‘low cost’ relative to other services in your service area?
Specifically, how is it ‘low cost’ comparable to other services available in your service area? (Please include specifics of costs relative to those of other service providers in your area. Please submit on additional page(s) as a .pdf attachment.
ADDITIONAL ATTACHMENTS REQUIRED
Parish or Community Shelters: a copy of your agency’s spay/neuter policy on shelter or governmental letterhead, signed by the shelter manager or managing official.
Animal Protection Charities: a copy of your agency’s 501 © 3 animal advocacy organization; if the chapter of a larger organization, a copy of the parent agency’s 501© 3 letter and a brief statement of your chapter’s mission and officers.
Veterinarians or Veterinary Clinics: a copy of your Louisiana license to practice veterinary medicine.
Thank you for your application. It has been successfully submitted.
Pet Overpopulation Advisory Council20384 Harrison Ave, Covington, LA 70433