Brach Family Charitable Foundation: Grants for Animals and Wildlife

OVERVIEW: The Brach Family Charitable Foundation supports organizations protecting wildlife and wildlife habitats, as well as, those protecting domesticated animals from abuse inflicted by human beings.

IP TAKE: Although this funder awards groups to smaller grassroots organizations, it tends to favor large national and international organizations in its grantmaking.

PROFILE: William and Nancy Brach established the Brach Family Charitable Foundation in the late 1990s and “[s]upports programs that address underserved populations and programs that advance social justice, human health and consciousness, the welfare of animals and the environment.” Brach’s grantmaking programs include Bringing Mindfulness into Philanthropy, Agricultural Training for Africa’s Youth, Healthcare for Marginalized Americans and Our Environment and Animal Welfare.

Brach’s Our Environment and Animal Welfare grants supports “[e]fforts to stop poaching of wild animals and to address the underlying issues which contribute to harmful human-wildlife interactions.” The foundation also supports causes related to the treatment of domesticated animals and protecting them from abuse.

Brach Family Charitable Foundation grants are typically modest, often ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. The foundation does not currently accept unsolicited grant applications or request for funding.

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