To qualify for a BirchBark Foundation grant,
you must be able to answer "yes" to all of the following questions:
1. Are you a resident of Santa Cruz or Monterey Counties?
2. Does the animal have an immediately life-threatening or life-compromising injury or illness that requires urgent care?
3. According to the veterinarian, is there a good prognosis and can treatment be mostly completed in one visit or hospital stay?
5. Is the applicant’s total household income within 250% of the federal poverty guidelines (see chart below)?
|1 person||$29,700 or less|
|2 people||$40,050 or less|
|3 people||$50,400 or less|
|4 people||$60,750 or less|
|5 people||$71,100 or less|
|6 people||$81,450 or less|
|7 people||$91,825 or less|
|8 people||$102,225 or less|
If you answered YES to all of the above, please contact one of our Veterinary Partners, or call our help-line at 831.471.7912
If you answered NO to any of these questions, please click here for other fundraising options.