Acorn Funding Opportunities

Small Grants for Quick Results

Acorns, one type of grant offered through the Canine Health Foundation, are awarded for $15,000 or less (plus 8% indirect costs) for a term of 18 months or less. 

The Acorn program is designed to allow researchers to complete small, relatively short time frame projects, test research hypotheses, and/or generate preliminary data for possible future grant proposals as larger scale or longer term studies. Payments for Acorn grants are made in two equal payments upon the start of the grant and upon completion. A progress report is required to be submitted at the completion of the project. The final payment is dependent on the timely submission and approval of progress report.

Guidelines for Acorn Application 

  1. Learn about the Foundation's mission and priorities before you begin.
  2. Assess the Application Requirements
  3. Apply Online

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