The Pedigree Foundation named in early December the recipients of $226,000 in Innovation Grants. The money, to be used within one year, will help fund programs that provide care for homeless dogs.
The foundation, a nonprofit organization established by Pedigree pet food brand in 2008, awards Innovation Grants to organizations that help improve adoption rates and the welfare of animals through the use of new and innovative ideas. In recognition of their unique programs, the 10 selected recipients will each receive between $10,000 to $25,000 in grant money.
The following is a list of the grant winners:
• Central Missouri Humane Society of Columbia, Mo. ($25,000)
• Charleston Animal Society of North Charleston, S.C. ($15,000)
• Dubuque Regional Humane Society of Dubuque, Iowa ($25,000)
• Houston Humane Society of Houston ($25,000)
• Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles ($25,000)
• Leon County Humane Society of Tallahassee, Fla. ($25,000)
• Muttville Senior Dog Rescue of San Francisco ($12,000)
• North Shore Animal League of Port Washington, N.Y. ($25,000)
• Washington Animal Rescue League of Washington, D.C. ($25,000)
• West Suburban Humane Society of Downers Grove, Ill. ($24,000) <HOME>
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