This web site provides background on the Regina Bauer Frankenberg Foundation. Regina Frankenberg directed that the remainder of her estate be used to establish a foundation to support organizations and programs that promote the care, conservation, treatment, well-being and prevention of cruelty to animals.
| ||Animal welfare, including efforts to: |
- protect endangered and threatened species by supporting conservation and research; and
- reduce the homelessness, mistreatment and euthanasia of companion animals by supporting adoption, training, spay/neuter and other programs by strengthening the capacity and infrastructure of organizations doing this work.
- With respect to wild animals: National, including U.S. organizations with international programs.
- With respect to companion animals: New York City and neighboring counties.
| ||No grants are made to individuals or private foundations or for matching gifts or loans. Organizations receiving support must not engage in or supply animals for vivisection. |
| ||Organizations must be classified by the Internal Revenue Service as public charities and tax-exempt under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.|
| ||Proposals should be received no later than July 1st; decisions are made before the Foundationís fiscal year end, which is December 31st.|
| ||Project, capital and capacity building|
| ||Sole trustee|