T. Rowe Price Foundation: Grants for Animals and Wildlife

OVERVIEW: The T. Rowe Price Foundation supports animal and wildlife protection and conservation organizations across the United States.

IP TAKE: This funder tends to award a large number of modest-sized grants each year.  

PROFILE: Established in 1981, the T. Rowe Price Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the financial services company T. Rowe Price. The foundation’s objectives are broad in that it is “[s]upporting change and enhancing community life” in its hometown Baltimore and across the globe. Grantmaking programs include education, arts & culture, and human services.

Although supporting animal and wildlife causes is not a named grantmaking priority for the foundation, its latest tax filings indicate an interest in both fields. Grant amounts at T. Rowe Price vary widely from around $100 to $50,000. Animal and wildlife related grants typically range from $1,000 to $10,000. Past grantees in this space include the Animal Legal Defense Fund, Animal Rescue Incorporated and Canine Companions for Independence.

The T. Rowe Price Foundation accepts unsolicited grant applications and requests for funding on a rolling basis.

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