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Animal Homelessness and Cruelty Fund (AHCF)


Program Purpose and Funding

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) AHCF Program is supported by California taxpayer contributions and anticipates awarding up to $250,000 on a competitive basis to be distributed to municipal animal control agencies for the sole purpose of spay and neuter activities to eliminate cat and dog homelessness.

Eligibility and Exclusions

Municipal animal control agencies are defined as a city, county, or city and county animal control agency or shelter. To be considered, applicants must be current on their reporting requirements to the State Department of Public Health, Veterinary Public Health Section. Awards cannot be used for administrative expenses or for any purpose outside of California.

Awards

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is pleased to announce the 2019 Animal Homelessness and Cruelty Fund Program awards.

2019 AHCF Grant Application Materials:

To be added to the AHCF Program distribution list to receive upcoming information on the program email grants@cdfa.ca.gov.

Pet Lover’s License Plate Program


Program Purpose

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Pet Lover’s License Plate Program is supported by Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) charging specified additional fees for the issuance, renewal, or transfer of specialized license plates. Funds awarded on competitive basis will be distributed to animal control agencies or nonprofit shelters that offer low-cost or no-cost animal sterilization services.

You can help support agricultural education and the Pet Lover’s program by purchasing a special interest license plate at your local DMV office or online today.

Contact Us

California Department of Food and Agriculture
Office of Grants Administration
1220 N Street
Sacramento, California 95814
Phone: (916) 657-3231
Fax: (916) 653-0206
Grants@cdfa.ca.gov