Sanctuary Grants


The Pollination Project

The Pollination Project’s mission seeks to unleash the goodness in every person. Through a daily practice of generosity and giving, we make seed grants- 365 days a year,  to social change agents anywhere in the world, who seek to spread compassion in their communities and in the world for the benefit of all.

A Seed Of Change

A Seed Of Change’s mission is to foster and promote a kind, compassionate, healthy and just world for all living beings and to empower citizens around the world to achieve their true potential

LUSH’s Charity Pot

Lush’s Charity Pot funding supports small, grassroots organizations in North America and around the world that are working on the root cause of issues and creating long-term sustainable change.


VegFund is all about you. We exist to support you, a member of a global community of vegan advocates in your efforts to inform the public about the benefits of vegan living. VegFund provides grant funding for food sampling, film screenings, vegfests and health fairs, conferences, and learning events. We can even help you bring your own ideas for innovative advocacy to life. 

ProVeg International

ProVeg International offers financial support to vegan advocacy and meat reduction campaigns outside the United States and across the globe. Our grants range from $10,000 to $30,000 and can be used for projects that effectively work toward ProVeg International’s mission to reduce the global consumption of animals by 50% by the year 2040.


The Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy offers financial support to organizations or projects that advocate moving toward a plant-based or vegan diet or vegan advocacy campaigns. CEVA grants range from $500 to $5,000 USD. United States applicants are not eligible to apply.

The Latham Foundation

Edith and Milton Latham founded the Latham Foundation for the Promotion of Humane Education in 1918 to teach kindness and respect for all living things.

Microsanctuary Resource Center

Microsanctuary Resource Center micro-grants are available for individuals and organizations engaged in rescuing and caring for farmed animals, especially on small scales. Our grants of $500 (for individuals) or $1,000 (non-profits) aim to help microsanctuaries and sanctuaries with a variety of expenses, from infrastructure, to special projects, to veterinary care.

The Billy Fund

The Billy Fund is open to applicants from farm animal sanctuaries in Western Canada only at this time. The Billy Fund supports animals with unique medical needs, or disabilities. Funded items include mobility devices, medical bills and therapeutic procedures.

Gaming Grants (BC ONLY)

Community Gaming Grant

Community Gaming Grants support eligible not-for-profit organizations that deliver community programs that benefit the citizens of British Columbia. 

Capital Project Grant

Grants support inclusive and accessible projects that provide widespread benefit to a diverse range of community members. Some examples are facilities: construction, renovation or maintenance of facilities. Community Infrastructure: public amenities such as docks and parks. Acquisitions: the purchase of fixed capital assets for long-term use, including vehicles and equipment.


Your organization needs to be a registered charity to apply for these grants. If you do not know if you qualify, please see our “How To Become A Registered Charity“.

Animal Welfare Organization Grants

The Animal Welfare Foundation of Canada (AWFC) is looking to fund innovative projects that fulfill our Vision: that animals be well-cared for, are treated with respect, and that an enlightened ethic of animal care be fostered. 

Our mission is to improve the lives of animals by effecting a change in the Canadian mindset and culture to place a priority on respect for the needs (physical, psychological, and behavioural) of all animals kept by people for research, education, agriculture, and companionship, and to reduce harms to wildlife caused by human activity.

Paws For Hope – Guardian Angel Program (BC ONLY)

The purpose of the Guardian Angel program is to offer services, initiatives, and funding opportunities to support qualified volunteer-run animal welfare and rescue charities in British Columbia. We build meaningful relationships within the animal welfare community so we can respond to the needs of this isolated and under-supported group of dedicated and passionate people who work so hard to save the lives of companion animals throughout the province.

Vancouver Foundation (BC ONLY)

Vancouver Foundation Community Grants support thousands of projects every year to help build healthy, vibrant, and livable communities across BC.

Humane Education Coalition

Bloom Grants are designed to support new or existing humane education programs. The Coalition can provide up to $1,000 per grant to assist with the development of a humane education program, curricula, learning materials, and/or assessment tools.