How to apply for a Welfare Grant. Applications are open now!

Read our step by step guide

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Are you a registered animal welfare charity with a current or future project in mind that requires more funding?

Since 1994, Petplan Charitable Trust has awarded grants totalling over £13 million.  Welfare grants have been awarded for everything from neutering programmes, veterinary care and specialised transport to large building projects such as barns, kennelling and veterinary units. You can read about some of these projects, here.

How to apply for a Welfare Grant

To apply for a grant, simply click on the blue ‘Apply For A Grant’ button at the top of the page. The deadline for Welfare Grant applications is Friday 11th December 2020. You will be taken to the charity registration page:

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Don’t forget to read the Terms and Conditions. You’ll find these as downloadable PDFs on the right hand side of the Apply For A Grant page. (You can also access them in the charity login area after you have registered.) Please fill in the ‘Charities Registration Form’. It is important that you select the correct grant type ie. Welfare:

Form showing where to select welfare grant

Once you have completed the form, click REGISTER and you will be taken through to the Welfare Grant process area:

When you’re ready to apply, simply hit the Apply For A Grant button and you will be taken through to the Welfare Grant Application Form. You will need to create an account to use the portal. There are clear instructions to follow.

Remember, you can log back into the charity area on the PPCT website at any time using the blue Charity Login button at the top of the page.

Good luck with your application! (Scientific grant applications will open at the end of October 2020.)

NB: If you are an equine charity currently in difficulty as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic, you should consider applying for the Covid 19 Equine Rescues Emergency Fund. Applications for the current found of funding are open until Friday 16th October 2020. There will be a further round of funding in January.

Main image courtesy Worldwide Veterinary Service. Read their story here