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Helping People Through Pets

We provide funding to charities who provide temporary or ongoing assistance to ensure pets can remain with their owners, and/or change the lives of adults and children through the provision of animal-based activities.

How much do we fund?

How much do we fund? We provide grants from £250 to £50,000 and more, depending on the project.

What do we fund?

What do we fund? We fund the following:

  • Building work
  • Vehicles
  • Equipment
  • Vet bills
  • Salaries
  • New initiatives directly involving pets and people

How often are grants reviewed?

Applications are considered three times a year; please contact us for more information on timescales.

How often can we apply?

12 months must have elapsed since your charity last received funds from The Pets at Home Foundation (previously Support Adoption For Pets)

How do I apply?

Carefully read the steps below and when you’re ready, click the “Click here to apply” button.

How to apply
  1. Read the current grant criteria below carefully to make sure your organisation and your application are eligible for support.
  2. Make sure you’ve included all the supporting evidence required before submitting your application. For all applications this includes recent financial details for your organisation; additional guidance is below. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any further questions regarding supporting evidence.
  3. We may also ask if we can conduct a visit – virtual or otherwise! In order to learn more about your work and the way you operate.
Click here to apply

Downloads

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People through pets criteria 2021
(People-through-pets-criteria-2021.pdf)
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pdf
Financial information guidance
(Financial-information-guidance.pdf)
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pdf
Follow up requirements - guidance
(Follow-up-requirements-guidance.pdf)
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