“The question is not, ‘Can they reason?’ nor, ‘Can they talk?’ but rather, ‘Can they suffer?’”
— Jeremy Bentham
The Singapore Animal Welfare Symposium 2008 saw the launch of the “Animal Protectors Grant”, an exciting new scheme by which groups, of all ages, can apply for a grant of up to S$1,500 to initiate their projects and make their dreams for animals a reality!
The Animal Protectors Grant scheme is an ongoing scheme, with a new grant being launched each year.
Eight grants were awarded in 2008, for a range of projects including producing educational children’s books on animal protection, making a documentary on animal welfare, raising public awareness on living in harmony with macaques and sterilising stray cats. In 2009, grants were awarded for projects including an awareness programme on the devastating effects of releasing non-native animals into nature reserves and holding a public exhibition to raise awareness on the cruelty of puppy mills.
We are currently accepting applications for the Animal Protectors Grant 2011. Read on to find out more!
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The Animal Protectors Grants for 2008 and 2009 were sponsored by the Lee Foundation.
Absolutely anyone can apply for the Animal Protectors Grant! Any group of at least three individuals, with an idea for a project that will have a positive impact on animal welfare here in Singapore, is welcome to apply.
We believe that animal welfare is not a matter of interest only for adults so kids, if you are involved in school projects that help this cause or would like to help animals in your own time, you can apply too!
What we are looking for.
The Animal Protectors Grant provides sponsorship for anybody, of any age, to conduct animal protection project here in Singapore.
How much can I apply for?
The maximum amount that can be applied for is S$1,500. There is no minimum amount. The merits of each application will be judged on a case-by-case basis.
What is the application process?
All applications must be on the official Animal Protectors Grant application form. Following submission of your application form, all short- listed applicants will be invited for a face-to-face interview with the judging panel.
Unsuccessful applicants will be notified by email, but are very welcome to apply again for the Animal Protectors Grant in subsequent years.
Following the interview procedure, all short-listed applications will be reviewed by the judging panel. Successful applicants will then be notified by email of the amount of grant awarded to their project and will be informed of the next steps to follow.
Questions and completed applications, along with supporting documents, should be submitted, preferably by email, to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:The Animal Protectors Grant Coordinator
1) What is the maximum number for participants in this award?
There is no maximum number of participants, but we require a minimum of three individuals in each group applying for the award.
2) How long should the project last? Any deadline?
You will be given a deadline for your project upon confirmation of your grant. You will be expected to present the results of your project at the Singapore Animal Welfare Symposium the following year.
3) Must we work with an organisation or can we work on our own?
You can work on your own or with an organisation.
4) What are the requirements in order to get the grant?
The proposals will be judged on their creativity, newness, sustainability and impact on the community.
5) What is the deadline for the application of the grant?
There is no official deadline, but we advise applying as soon as possible.
6) What is the proper procedure to apply for the grant?
You can download the application form and send it to us at any time for consideration.
If you have any queries, please contact us at email@example.com.
Thank You and Good Luck!