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Artists for Animals Announces 2017 Grant Recipients

Dallas-based Artists for Animals announced its 2017 grant recipients on Jan. 9. Artists for Animals raises money throughout the year to provide grants for rescue groups of all sizes located across the DFW metroplex. All of the 2017 recipients are directly involved in saving animals or helping owners keep their pets.

“We are pleased to announce the recipients for our 2017 grants,” said Erin Hannigan, co-founder of Artists for Animals in a press release. “Through the generous support of our community, sponsors and donors, we are able to raise funds throughout the year to assist animal organizations of all shapes and sizes with their hard work to save the lives of homeless pets. We proudly sponsor these organizations’ initiatives and look forward to seeing them flourish this upcoming year.”

The 2017 grant recipients include the following organizations:

  • Angie’s Friends
  • Basset Rescue Across Texas
  • Denison Animal Welfare Group
  • EPIC Animal Rescue
  • Recycled Pomeranians and Schipperkes
  • Road Trip 4 Paws
  • Rockwall Pets
  • The Street Dog Project

Applications for the 2018 grants begin in October. For more information on Artists for Animals, go to


Artists for Animals – a Dallas-based, volunteer-driven 501(c)(3) nonprofit – raises funds to support the homeless pets of Texas. Co-founded by professional photographer Teresa Berg and Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Oboe Erin Hannigan, Artists for Animals combines the many talents of North Texas artists, sculptors, musicians, writers and animal lovers in support of animal rescue charities through yearlong events, special programs and fundraising. Artists for Animals distributes financial grants to area nonprofit organizations focused on homeless animals. For more information, please visit the Artists for Animals website. publishes every week.
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