OVERVIEW: The Grainger Foundation focuses its animal and wildlife grants on domesticated animal organizations.
IP TAKE: In the animal and wildlife space, Grainger supports local and grassroots organizations as well large national organizations.
PROFILE: Established in 1949, the Grainger Foundation is the charitable arm of Grainger, an industrial supply company. The foundation’s grantmaking programs include Disaster Preparedness and Response, Education and Workforce Development and Local Civic and Community Engagement.
The foundation conducts animal and wildlife related grants through it’s Local Civic and Community Engagement program, which serves the communities in which Grainger team members work and live.
Grainger awards many grants each year; however, most grants do not generally exceed $100,000. Grant amounts typically fall in the $5,000 to $25,000 range. According to tax filings, past grantees in this space include Paws 4 Autism, which received funding for its canine assisted social skills education program; and the LifeLine Animal Project, which received a grant to support its adoption program.
The Grainger Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant applications or requests for funding.
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