Harry W. & Carolyn W. Galbraith Memorial Fund

The Harry W. & Carolyn W. Galbraith Memorial Fund (Galbraith Memorial Fund) was established in 2014 to support animal care organizations with their spaying and neutering programs.

Grant funds are intended to be used primarily for spay and neuter expenses for cats and dogs.  Both pets and stray cats may be spayed or neutered with grant funds.  Funds may also be used to support rabies vaccines.

Application Process and Dates

Important Dates

  • Online application available:  February 26, 2018
  • Application submission deadline:  April 6, 2018 

Grant Amounts and Term

  • Grant awards will range from $3,000 - $4,000
  • Two-year grants will be awarded in summer 2018

Application Information

Who May Apply

General Eligibility and Funding Criteria
Additional eligibility criteria specific to the Galbraith Memorial Fund:
    Applicant organizations must be located within the Foundation's 25-county service area
  • Organizations must request funding primarily for a spay/neuter program for low-income owners of cats and dogs or free roaming cats OR as seed money to start a program where none exists OR an innovative program designed to increase spay/neuter services to low-income pet owners
  • Funding preference will be given to programs that get the most out of grant funds – “stretch the dollar”

How to Apply

Additional Information

Please direct your questions to:

Jan Elston, Vice President for Competitive Grant Programs, or
Ashley Siferd, Program Assistant
East Tennessee Foundation
520 W. Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101
Knoxville, TN  37902
Telephone: (865)524-1223 or (877)524-1223

Thank you for your interest in the Harry W. & Carolyn W. Galbraith Memorial Fund!