Guidelines

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.

Funding Interests:

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.

Geographic Focus:

  • With respect to wild animals: National, including U.S. organizations with international programs.
  • With respect to companion animals: New York City and neighboring counties.

Restrictions:

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.

Eligibility:

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.

Grant Cycle:

Proposals should be received no later than July 1st; decisions are made before the Foundation’s fiscal year end, which is December 31st.

Type of Support:

Project, capital and capacity building

JPMorgan Chase Relationship:

Sole trustee