Lady Freethinker annual Urgent Need Fund for projects helping animals across the world opens to applications (application deadline: 9th August 2024)

Lady Freethinker (LFT) is a Los Angeles, California-based non-profit media organisation which is dedicated to creating a compassionate world for animals, humans and the planet. LFT creates and distributes petitions, news articles, and grassroots actions, and conducts investigations to raise awareness and effect meaningful change.

Lady Freethinker is currently accepting applications for its annual Urgent Need Fund Programme for projects helping animals across the world.

The deadline for applications is Friday 9th August 2024.

Since the Urgent Need Fund Programme began, LFT is has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars to  organisations funding a range of creative initiatives to provide medical care, food, shelter, and other forms of aid to animals around the world.

Organisations from anywhere in the world are eligible to apply for a grant of up to $10,000 US dollars (USD), equivalent to £7,807. 

The Urgent Need Fund is for organisations that are planning or currently working on projects to rescue or care for animals or raise awareness to improve the way animals are treated. This may include rescue missions, medical care, food, or housing.

To determine whether the Urgent Need Fund may be a good fit for your organisation, please consider that your organisation must be:

o Registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organisation in the U.S. or registered as an Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) in your country.
o Officially registered as a 501(c)(3) or NGO for at least 2 years, and
o Able to provide your most recent Form 990 or Form 990-EZ. If your organisation is outside the United States, please send a copy of your NGO Financial Report for the past year.

Please note that all documents submitted must be in English.

For further information about the Urgent Need Fund and how to apply, please visit the Lady Freethinker website.