About the Foundation

The Stanley J. & Mildred L. Zamo Foundation was established in 2001. It was the desire of Mr. & Mrs. Zamo that the Foundation be devoted to the care of animals, both domesticated and wild.


Grants will be made to charitable organizations that:

  • Provide care for domestic animals that are abandoned or ill. The funds should be used for the purposes of providing food, shelter, and care for the animals.
  • Provide habitat for wild animals. Preference will be given to programs that provide habitat for endangered or threatened species.

Geographic Focus:

The Foundation generally restricts its funding to the State of Florida.

Types of Support:

  • Program support
  • General operating support


  • No grants will be paid to organizations that euthanize healthy animals.
  • Grants should not be spent for administration purposes.

Eligibility Requirements:

The Trustees will consider all qualified applications received from organizations that are exempt from taxation under the Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). If you are a 509 (a)(3) Supporting Organization, please be prepared to provide additional information.

Grant Cycle and Deadline Information:

The Foundation’s Trustees meet annually in December. November 1st is the deadline for submitting grant proposals to be considered at the annual meeting.

Grant Range:

The average grant size is between $3,000 – $15,000.