Nonprofit Animal Shelter Grants

Nonprofit Animal Shelter Grants

Any nonprofit animal shelter serving the Greater New Haven area is eligible to apply for up to $7,500 in funding through The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven’s Lillian and Henry A. Konopacke Fund.  

Funding for this grant process is made possible through The Lillian and Henry A. Konopacke Fund. The Fund was created in 2013 at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven by bequest of New Haven native and North Haven resident Henry Konopacke, who worked as a machinist at the Winchester Repeating Arms Factory. Photo courtesy of the Konopacke Estate.

The Fund’s intent is to assist nonprofit animal shelters in the Greater New Haven area in performing the services for which they have been established.  

Average Grant Size 

$3,000 - $5,000

Available Grant types

Grants for new or existing projects:

Apply Now For Project Support

Grants for short-term financial capacity building assistance to strengthen the infrastructure of an organization for long term success. Examples include board development, strategic planning, evaluation and capital expenditures in equipment, technology, building renovations or relocation.

Apply Now for Capacity Building Support


Email Denise Canning or call 203-777-7076 with any questions about the application process. Applications are accepted year-round. 


70 Audubon Street
New Haven, CT 06510



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