"Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole."

- Roger Caras

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The Mason Foundation for Animal Shelter Design funds needs assessments and schematic architectural drawings for animal shelters in the United States.

The initial needs assessment enables animal shelters to initiate a design that ensures their project is optimal for layout, flow and efficiency before the building is constructed.

By providing matching grants for a thorough needs assessment, the Mason Foundation for Animal Shelter Design enables shelters across the United States to have this fundamental building block. The needs assessment provides the hard data necessary to quantify the size and scope of the new facility, enabling animal shelters to launch a successful capital campaign.

APPLY NOW by completing a grant request. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and funds are awarded twice per year.

See how a needs assessment and schematic architectural drawings can define the critical considerations and recommended approaches for the future direction and building needs of your animal shelter.

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