Boone Co. Animal Shelter Awarded $10,000 Grant

The Boone County Animal Shelter was among the recipients of the 2019 Animal Welfare Giving Circle from the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, which awarded $92,500 to organizations across Greater Cincinnati.

The grantees include:

Animal Friends Humane Society

Boone County Animal Care & Control


Clermont Animal CARE Humane Society


Homeless Animal Rescue Team (HART) of Cincinnati, Inc.


Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Cincinnati


League for Animal Welfare


Ohio Alleycat Resource and Spay/Neuter Clinic


Pets In Need of Greater Cincinnati, Inc.


Stray Animal Adoption Program


GCF provided a two-to-one match on the contributions made by giving circle participants.

“The Animal Welfare Giving Circle consists of GCF’s compassionate donors and community members who have a big heart for our furry friends,” said GCF Philanthropic Advisor Mary R. Pitcairn. “Whether it’s addressing overpopulation of stray animals or assisting with medical care, these funds will go a long way in helping our region’s pets and the humans who love them.”

The Animal Welfare Giving Circle is one of five GCF Giving Circle opportunities this year, including Northern Kentucky, Giving Black, Arts and Culture, and the NEXT Fund for young people. 

-Staff report