Winn Feline Foundation Call for Proposals Pertaining to Feline Shelter Medicine Deadline Approaching
WINN SPECIAL CALL FOR RESEARCH PROPOSALS
PERTAINING TO FELINE SHELTER MEDICINE
Call for Proposals to all scientific investigators interested in conducting health studies related to feline shelter medicine. Details follow and proposals are due by December 10th. Specific Subject Area: Research with a special emphasis on diseases or conditions affecting shelter and free-roaming cats.
In addition to the general 2019 Winn Feline Foundation grant cycle, Winn, in collaboration with PetSmart Charities®, is pleased to announce a special emphasis request for proposals in feline shelter medicine. Animal shelters in the United States take in and care for over 3 million cats each year. Some are healthy kittens with a high likelihood of adoption; many are adult or senior cats that are injured or ill, and often stressed, increasing their susceptibility to disease. Illness and behavioral issues reduce the likelihood of adoption and place a significant burden on shelter resources at both the level of population-based care and individual animal care. Winn Feline Foundation is requesting proposals to address the needs of shelter and free-roaming cats, which includes but is not limited to the following: Clinical Disease:
Please Take Note:
The deadline for receipt of applications is Monday, December 10, 2018 and awards will be announced by mid-May 2019.
For detailed instructions please review the complete Grant Guidelines Document. All studies must abide by our Humane Guidelines . All studies must use our cover sheet for submission. A document and pdf version are provided.
For additional information on our Winn grant programs - application forms, criteria, and calendar - visit our website. Please read our most recent Research Update. Winn Offers Grant Writing Resources
About Winn Feline Foundation Winn Feline Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 1968 that supports studies to improve cat health. Since 1968, Winn Feline Foundation has funded more than $6.5 million in health research for cats at more than 30 partner institutions world-wide. For further information, go to www.winnfelinefoundation.org.
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