Bancker-Williams Foundation: Grants for Animals and Wildlife

OVERVIEW: The Bancker-Williams Foundation supports animal and wildlife organizations working domestically and abroad.

IP TAKE: This funder awards single and multi-year grants; however, it does not award a large number of grants per year.

PROFILE: Established in 1989, the Atlanta, Georgia based Bancker-Williams Foundation is a small nonprofit organization that does not have a website or employ a formal staff. The foundation does not state specific areas of grantmaking focus; however, upon examining its tax filings, this funder awards grants to organizations working in a wide variety of fields including reproductive health, environmental sustainability, renewable energy, climate change, animals, environmental conservation, education and global development.

Bancker-Williams typically awards between 20 and 30 grants per year. Awards are often modest in size, generally ranging from $2,000 to $15,000. Past animal and wildlife grantees include International Animal Rescue, which received funding for its tropical forest patrol programs for the protection of monkeys, Gharials and Storm Storks; and Second Chance Pet Adoptions, which was awarded a grant for its responsible pet ownership and adoption program in North Carolina.

The Bancker-Williams Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant applications or requests for funding.


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Bancker-Williams Foundation

c/o Thomas Oastler

130 Riverwood Place

Atlanta, Georgia 30327

(678) 538-2031