If you are seeking a grant for pet care medical support from SAF, please review the Grant Recipient Guidelines before contacting us.

How to Qualify for Assistance


All monies are paid directly to the veterinarians.
Typically we give between $50 and $100.


Our Criteria

  • People in the Northern Nevada / Lake Tahoe area can apply for funds, but we offer assistance primarily to those on fixed incomes or with annual incomes below the federal poverty guidelines. It is always a one-time grant. Please review our Grant Recipient Guidelines.

  • You must agree to allow SAF to post a picture of your animal along with his/her biography as one of our success stories on the SAF website.

To apply for assistance, you can:

Celebrating 15 Years!

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Please help us celebrate Shakespeare Animal Fund's 15th Anniversary by giving $15 and asking your friends to do the same. Donate now!

"To respect the cat is the beginning of the aesthetic sense." ~Erasmus Darwin

""Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole."  ~Roger A. Caras

"How you behave toward cats here below determines your status in Heaven." ~Robert A. Heinlein

"The difference between cats and dogs is that dogs come when called and cats take a message and get back to you." ~Anonymous

Interested in being a corporate sponsor?

Your logo and information will be on our website, all our promotional materials, prominent at our fundraisiers, on press releases and live interviews. Email for more information.




The Shakespeare Animal Fund is a
recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization


Save the lives of pets and get some perks too! Become a Member of SAF. 

Learn more about Memberships here.

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