Purpose of category:
Grant awards will support animal assisted therapy programs at children’s hospitals or hospital systems with a children’s component.
Types of animals served:
Any owned companion animal. These are animals that are kept primarily for a person's companionship.
Applicants should include one or more of the following:
- Focus: Programs that have a primary focus on providing animal assisted therapy in children’s hospitals
- Sustainability: Programs that have other funding sources and long-term sustainability
- Data Collection: Programs that are unique and innovative that have strong data collection and can build an example for other organizations
Who can apply:
- Application available via invitation only for children’s hospitals or hospitals with children’s component; interested parties should contact Regional Relationship Manager