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Two Mauds offers grants in or near the general Appalachian region; supporting grassroots, mostly volunteer-run,

501c3 organizations with annual budgets of $100,000 or less. Municipal shelters can also be considered under certain circumstances.

What Two Mauds funds:

    > spay-neuter of owned pets or TNR of community cats

    > programs that develop a comprehensive "neuter before adoption" for animals adopted to the public from a

       municipal shelter 

    > humane traps for TNR/SNR

    > equipment for spay-neuter clinics to open or expand

    > expenses or supplies to transport animals to a spay-neuter clinic


What Two Mauds does not fund:

     > spay-neuter of animals in the care of a rescue group or private shelter

     > medical expenses of animals in rescue or private shelter

     > expenses related to the relocation of animals





Regular Spay-Neuter Grants


Two Mauds can provide support of up to $10,000.  We generally do not fund an organization with more than 2 regular grants (2 years) or for more than $10,000 in cumulative grants. Exceptions to the $10,000 threshold can be made for highly effective and innovative programs.



Matching Grants


After an organization has received a regular grant(s) they will automatically be eligible for matching grants.  Two Mauds will match funding that is specifically allocated for spay-neuter by local government (city, county, township, etc). The purpose of the matching grant program is to incentivize local governments to invest in spay-neuter as a proactive and humane means of controlling overpopulation.  


A matching total of $10,000 is available to each qualifying organization.   



Marion Becker Memorial Emergency Grants


Funding is available to any organization which has received and reconciled a Two Mauds grant in the past, and is for time-sensitive, urgent situations.  These funds should primarily be for spay-neuter but can also be for other veterinary costs or supplies.  

The emergency grant program is named in memory of Marion Becker, Two Mauds Board member from 2009 - 2018, champion for historical conservation, supporter of The American Cancer Society and many animal welfare projects, mother, grandmother and lifelong cat-lover. 

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