Get Pumped for Pets
Program Development Grant Guidelines

Welcome! Here are the guidelines and application for the 2018 grant cycle.

Program Development Grants may be used to support activities that expand the operational capability of your institution to increase quality of animal care or to increase adoption rates.

Requests must fall within a range of $1000 to $10,000.

Grant recipients should be within Queen Anne’s, Kent, Talbot, Caroline, and Dorchester counties.

Get Pumped for Pets Program Development Grant Applications open on July 1, 2018, and are due by August 30 by 11:59 pm.

Finalists will receive an unannounced on-site visit by an auditor to assess the current state of care for the animals in your program.

A final report will be required and must show direct quality of animal care impact or adoption impact connected to the project.

Selection Criteria

Applications are judged on the value and impact the award will make on expanding current operational capabilities.

Grant applicants must subscribe to the Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters published by The Association of Shelter Veterinarians.

Application is fully completed and signed by an authorizing official by application deadline.

All required supplemental materials are submitted.

Applicant’s financials demonstrate organizational stability.


Program/project narrative must include:

We Do Not Fund

Additional Information

Funds must be utilized within one year and spent for the purposes outlined in the grant application.

Review Process

All funding decisions are made by the members of the Get Pumped for Pets Board of Directors at their sole discretion.  

Submitting this application acknowledges that Get Pumped for Pets may contact you for further information or clarification about your project.

Organizations awarded grant monies agree to having their names and photographs used by Get Pumped for Pets.

Get Pumped for Pets reserves the right to conduct unannounced site inspections.


Get Pumped for Pets
Program Development Grant Application

Organization Information

Legal Name:                                        AKA or DBA Name:

Tax ID:

Mailing Address:                                Physical Address:

E-mail Address:                                Website Address:

Phone:

Organization Chief Executive Officer Contact Information

First Name:                                Last Name:

Title:

Phone:                                E-mail Address:

Application Primary Contact Information

First Name:                                Last Name:

Title:

Phone:                                E-mail Address:

Do you agree to allow an unannounced inspection by a representative of the Get Pumped for Pets at your physical location?

Has your organization or any member of your staff or Board of Directors been cited for animal cruelty, abuse, or neglect?

Mission Statement:

Do you euthanize animals?

If yes, identify the criteria used to determine which animals will be euthanized.

Number of paid employees        :                                Capacity for Canines:

Number of active volunteers:                                Capacity for Felines:

Number of Board Members:                                

2017 Census Recap

Canine intakes:                                                Feline intakes:

Canine adoptions:                                                Feline adoptions:

Canine outgoing transfers:                                        Feline outgoing transfers:

Canines returned to owners:                                Felines returned to owners:

Canines euthanized:                                        Felines euthanized:

Canines average length of stay (in days):

Felines average length of stay (in days):

If this grant application is approved, how will your organization recognize the Get Pumped for Pets organization for their gift?


Program/Project Information

Amount Requested:

(Requests must fall within a range of $1000 to $10,000)

Program/Project Narrative

The narrative provides an opportunity to state your case for support. Do not include a history of your organization. The narrative should be carefully written to address the following points:


Supporting Documentation        

Please submit all applications to: