Individual Reimbursements to licensed Veterinarians or staff members ~
Two types of reimbursements are available -
Animal Health Care Reimbursements for out-of-pocket expenses related to the veterinary care of animal victims of current named disasters. Up to $5,000 per request is currently availabe for qualified applicants for disasters.
Veterinary Practice Relief for the restoration of Veterinary infrastructure affected by disaster. Up to $2,000 per request is currently available for qualified applicants.
AVMF has established two grant categories to support state animal disaster preparedness and response efforts:
Start-up grants of up to $5,000 will be available to qualified state VMAs and IRS classified 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(6) organizations in the early stages of disaster preparedness and response planning. Start-up grants can be used for expenses related to state training and training-related activities.
Matching and Challenge Grants
Matching and Challenge Grants of up to $20,000 are available to those who are further along in the disaster preparedness and response process. Matching and Challenge Grants can be used for expenses related to state training and training-related activities, medical supplies, and disaster response-related equipment. Grants will be made based on Foundation priorities, the individual merits of each request, and the allocation of available funds. The deadline for the 2011 State Grants is September 10, 2010.
The deadline for application for the disaster training sponsorship is April 30, 2010.
AVMF Scholarship application deadline is May 15, 2010.