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lasting impact

“Las Patronas has allowed us to provide happy endings for vulnerable animals in our community through their support of Veterinary Medicine equipment and a truck for our Humane Law Enforcement officers.”

- Katie Woolsey, Grants Manager, San Diego Humane Society


Las Patronas accepts grant applications twice a year in the winter and summer. 

We exclusively fund capital items for nonprofit organizations located in San Diego County. For a complete description of the Las Patronas grant process, please read the grant application guidelines.

Next Grant Cycle

Applications will be accepted starting in June 2024.

Official date to come.

Two levels of Grants will be considered in the next grant cycle.

Grants for ≤ $20,000 and Grants for > $20,000.


  1. Read the guidelines above to verify that your needs match our criteria.

  2. Complete the Application Form.

  3. Gather supporting materials, assemble into one merged PDF file named "[your organization]_Supp.pdf" and upload at the end of the grant application. Merging PDF files.
       You will need your organization's most recent Form-990. Instead of scanning a
       paper copy, you can download a pdf of the filing at this website.

  4. Submit the proposal.

  5. If you do not receive a confirmation email after submittal, please contact


Major grant recipients selected in November will receive funds in January, 16 months after the application deadline.

Recipients of minor grants will receive funds for their grant in December or April depending on their grant cycle.

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