Stories about our foundation’s charitable giving are some of the most popular
features on this blog. If you are a regular reader, you’ll have a pretty good
idea what kinds of rescue groups are chosen as recipients of our financial
assistance. Regardless of their structures or focus, whether they’re traditional
dog-and-cat shelters or breed-specific foster networks, you’ll know that every
one of these awardees is deserving of the help our foundation provides.
What you may not know is that, on every application for funding, applicants must
submit specific information … about their finances, daily operations, cleaning
protocols, how they would respond to hypothetical situations, and more. One
pertinent question posed is, ‘If your funding request is granted, what are your
plans for the money?’ When it comes to saving the lives of animals subjected to
homelessness, neglect and abuse, sometimes the most noble goals are also the
most universal … the provision of nourishment, shelter and a healing touch.
These are definitely cases where the immediate needs of the few are weighted
more heavily than tomorrow’s needs of the many. More...