Tipgoomoogus Memorial Trust

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Mission

To provide for the care and comfort of small animals. Small animals shall include dogs, cats, hamsters, birds, etc., normally kept as household pets. Organizations such as animal shelters and dog pounds are preferred.

Application deadlines

July 31

Program areas

Environment, animals

States served

All

Program limitations

Any small farm animals raised for commercial purposes and any animals raised for research purposes are specifically excluded from benefitting from this trust.

Geographic limitations

There are no geographic limitations; however, the foundation has a practice of primarily supporting organizations located in New Jersey.

Types of support

Program support

Population served

Animals

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

The Tipgoomoogus Memorial Trust provides grants for the care and comfort of small household pets.

Requirements

  • Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.
  • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Limitations

The foundation typically does not fund requests for:

  • Salaries
  • Any small farm animals raised for commercial purposes and any animals raised for research purposes.

Grantmaking priorities

Preference may be given to requests for the following:

  • Organizations such as animal shelters and dog pounds.

Average giving

Average grant size: $5,000 to $10,000
Average number of grants per year: 4 - 8
Average total giving per year: $40,000 - $60,000

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by July 31 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting.

Communications

Applicants will receive an email confirming their submission.

Required agreements and reports

Periodic progress reports and final reports may be required for funded projects.

About the Foundation

The Tipgoomoogus Memorial Trust was created by Thomas and Ellen Fallon of Milltown, New Jersey for the care and comfort of small household pets. The trust has a practice of primarily supporting organizations located in New Jersey due to the donor’s ties to the area.