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DENVER/April 8, 2020 – Morris Animal Foundation is now accepting proposals for grants focused on large animal (horses, llamas and alpacas) health research. Grant applications are due by Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 4:59 p.m. EST., and will be funded in the 2021 fiscal year.

The Foundation is one of the largest nonprofit organizations worldwide that funds health studies benefiting cats, dogs, horses, llamas, alpacas and wildlife. The Foundation currently is funding 150 studies encompassing a broad spectrum of species and diseases.

Each year, the Foundation opens four separate calls for its major funding areas – feline, canine, large animal and wildlife/exotics. To be considered for funding, applications are reviewed and rated based on impact and scientific rigor by the Foundation’s scientific advisory boards, made up of leaders in the scientific community.

Grant types awarded by the Foundation include Established InvestigatorFirst AwardFellowship Training and Pilot Study. The Foundation’s funding structure has been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Interested researchers should refer to each category’s guidelines for more detailed information on budgets.

Interested researchers can apply for these grants and find more information here.

About Morris Animal Foundation

Morris Animal Foundation’s mission is to bridge science and resources to advance the health of animals. Founded by a veterinarian in 1948, we fund and conduct critical health studies for the benefit of all animals. Learn more at morrisanimalfoundation.org.