America's Horse Cares

Deadline for applications is March 1, 2018

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant organization must be a facility which utilizes horses to provide equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) to benefit challenged or special-needs individuals. Additional requirements include:

  • Must be tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code for three years or more;
  • Must be a member of one of the following:  American Hippotherapy Association (AHA), Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA), Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association Inc. (EAGALA) or the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.).

 
Funding Available

General Fund – decisions for the general fund will support Individualized Employee/Volunteer Training and Center Immersion Training through approved educational clinics and or workshops. Requests must be made by the facility and are subject to the organizational requirements listed above. Grant proposals for funding outside the scope of these areas will not be considered for funding.

Arizona Fund – decisions for the Arizona fund will support Individualized Employee/Volunteer Training, Center Immersion Training and scholarships or financial assistance for client expenses. Requests must be made by the facility and are subject to the organizational requirements listed above. Grant proposals for funding outside the scope of these areas will not be considered for funding. Applicants for the Arizona fund may not submit an application for general grant funding.


Application Process

The application deadline for 2017 has closed. Applicants wishing to apply for a grant in 2018 must download the appropriate grant instructions and application for a complete list of corresponding program criteria. The updated application and guidelines will be available online in January 2018. Submitted applications must be postmarked on or before March 1, 2018.

For more information on the American Quarter Horse Foundation's EAAT programs, please contact us at:

 

American Quarter Horse Foundation
America's Horse Cares
2601 East Interstate 40
Amarillo, TX  79104

806-378-5040 Phone
806-376-1005 Fax
foundation@aqha.org