Annual Rescue Grants

The Oxbow Rescue Grants award over $25,000 in cash and products to deserving shelter and rescue organizations throughout the United States and Canada. Eligible groups include:

  • Rescue Organizations
  • Foster Networks
  • Humane Societies
  • Wildlife Rehabilitation Organizations
  • Animal Sanctuaries
  • Other Specialty Organizations

Grant categories include:

Education and Outreach Support

Educational and outreach programs, training materials, leaflets, and videos

Capital Improvement Support

Renovations, additions, new structures, and equipment purchases

Operating Support

Support to assist with normal operating expenses such as food, utilities, and veterinary care


How Can We Apply?

Do you think your organization qualifies? 

2022 Grant Applications are now available. Download the application here.

For a list of FAQs regarding the Oxbow Rescue Grant Program, please click here.


2021 Recipients 

The 2021 Oxbow Rescue Grant Recipients were:

  • Metropolitan Guinea Pig Rescue | Finksburg, MD 

  • Orlando Rabbit Care and Adoptions, Inc. | Longwood, FL 

  • Save-A-Bun Rabbit Rescue | Nampa, ID 

  • Small Mammal Shelter at the U. of Montreal | Montreal, QC 

  • Think Wild | Bend, OR 

  • Chattahoochee Nature Center | Rosewell, GA 

  • Foothills Animal Shelter | Golden, CO 

  • Hop On Home Rabbit Sanctuary Inc. | Ganesvoort, NY 

  • Kansas Humane Society | Wichita, KS 

  • Treasure Coast Wildlife Hospital | Palm City, FL 

  • Second Chances Animal Services, Inc. | East Brookfield, MA