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Animal welfare grants

2023 animal welfare grant applications will be available online later this fall.

2022 grant recipients

Council approved three animal welfare grants, totalling $12,417, to: 

  • Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association (VOKRA): $4,800 
  • Greyhaven Exotic Bird Sanctuary: $4,887 
  • Wildlife Rescue Association of BC (WRA): $2,730

Review Council report (64 KB)

The animal welfare grant provides financial aid to registered non-profit societies that assist us with:

  • The sheltering and caring of animals
  • Other related services

Who is eligible for the grant

You must be a registered non-profit society that both helps the Vancouver Animal Shelter and extends your services to the general public.

Apply for the grant

  • You can apply to receive funding each year by completing the application form and mailing it to us. 
  • Application forms for the 2023 grants will be available online in fall 2022.