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Welcome Kelsey Atkinson, MRC’s New Program Assistant!

MRC is excited to welcome Kelsey Atkinson (she/they) to our team as our new Program Assistant! Kelsey will be helping out with grant administration and other projects. Kelsey has a Master in Public Administration from DePaul University and conducted original research on the plight of slaughterhouse workers. She is local to Chicago and has spent … Continue reading Welcome Kelsey Atkinson, MRC’s New Program Assistant!

Announcement: Climate-Related Emergency Grants

Severe weather is growing more frequent—and more severe—as a consequence of anthropogenic climate change. Climate change, in turn, is strongly exacerbated by animal agriculture. Animal sanctuaries are not safe from the impacts of severe weather—storms, floods, wind, lightning, drought, fire, and more can pose serious risks to the safety of sanctuary residents as well as … Continue reading Announcement: Climate-Related Emergency Grants

MRC Micro-Grant Program Updates – May 2021

Microsanctuary Resource Center is excited to announce that applications for our micro-grant program are now being accepted! MRC micro-grants are available for individuals and organizations engaged in rescuing and caring for farmed animals and other exploited species, especially on small scales. Our grants of $500 (for individuals) or $1,000 (non-profits) aim to help microsanctuaries and … Continue reading MRC Micro-Grant Program Updates – May 2021

NEXT GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE: 1 MARCH 2021

Microsanctuary Resource Center micro-grants are available for individuals and organizations engaged in rescuing and caring for farmed animals, especially on small scales. Our grants of $500 (for individuals) or $1,000 (non-profits) aim to help microsanctuaries and sanctuaries with a variety of expenses, from infrastructure, to special projects, to veterinary care Most grants are awarded on a quarterly … Continue reading NEXT GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE: 1 MARCH 2021

Next Grant Application Deadline: 1 December 2020

Microsanctuary Resource Center micro-grants are available for individuals and organizations engaged in rescuing and caring for farmed animals, especially on small scales. Our grants of $500 (for individuals) or $1,000 (non-profits) aim to help microsanctuaries and sanctuaries with a variety of expenses, from infrastructure, to special projects, to veterinary care Most grants are awarded on a quarterly … Continue reading Next Grant Application Deadline: 1 December 2020

“Our Experiences with Suprelorin Implants for Rescued Layer Hens” by Karina Donhardt, Garden of Edhen

One of the most pervasive myths about eggs from modern chickens is that they are "natural" and so "just happen." This makes a convenient excuse for humans to continue taking and consuming hens' eggs, no matter the costs for both female and male chickens.  The reality is that every egg from a modern hen is … Continue reading “Our Experiences with Suprelorin Implants for Rescued Layer Hens” by Karina Donhardt, Garden of Edhen

Giving Tuesday 2020

Today (May 5th) is Giving Tuesday, and we encourage everyone who is able to please consider donating to support organizations that provide direct care to individuals in need—both nonhuman and human individuals. If anything, the work load of these direct care organizations has increased in the face of lockdowns and diminished incomes, so this Giving … Continue reading Giving Tuesday 2020

Next Grant Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

Next Grant Deadline: 1 JUNE 2020 Microsanctuary Resource Center is excited to open up our next round of micro-grant applications! Micro-grants are available for individuals and organizations engaged in rescuing and caring for farmed animals, especially on small scales. Our grants of $500 (for individuals) or $1,000 (non-profits) aim to help microsanctuaries & sanctuaries with a variety … Continue reading Next Grant Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

Next Round of Grant Applications, Plus a New Special Projects Fund!

NEXT GRANT DEADLINE: 1 March 2020 ***Announcing our new Special Projects Fund!*** Microsanctuary Resource Center is excited to open up our next round of micro-grant applications! Micro-grants are available for individuals and organizations engaged in rescuing and caring for farmed animals, especially on small scales. Our grants of $500 (for individuals) or $1,000 (non-profits) aim to help … Continue reading Next Round of Grant Applications, Plus a New Special Projects Fund!