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Grant Funding Source:. Lee County Animal Control Grant Proposal for Shelter. Catherine Gammage PADM 7040 VSU Jerry Merwin November 15, 2005. Grant Application. http://www.petco.com/assets/pdf/appforsupport.pdf. W-9 Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification.
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Grant Funding Source: Lee County Animal Control Grant Proposal for Shelter Catherine Gammage PADM 7040 VSU Jerry Merwin November 15, 2005
Grant Application • http://www.petco.com/assets/pdf/appforsupport.pdf
W-9 Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification • http://www.petco.com/assets/pdf/w9form.pdf
Lee County Animal Control Cover Letter PETCO FOUNDATION 7262 N. Rosemead Blvd. San Gabriel, CA 91775 Our current budget has approved the building of a 40 x 60 building for animal control to house stray and unwanted animals. We were granted only $10, 000 dollars for the building. The $10,000.00 is enough to only pour a foundation. The estimated cost for the finished building is $67,000.00. Unfortunately additional funds needed to construct the building into individual cages, electrical, plumbing, sewage, labor and equipment needed for the holding facility was not approved in the budget. We are seeking grants to assist with the construction, electrical, plumbing, sewage, labor and equipment needed. Lee County has grown over the years and with the added growth, we are seeing more and more at risk animals. Our average in-take of strays and unwanted animals for a week is well over 40 animals-this does not include animals that may have serious medical problems that we are having to actually put down or take to the local humane shelter. The new growth is good for the county but we are seeing animals that are suffering because our present situation cannot sustain the growth of our community. Once the building is constructed we will be able to shelter over one hundred and twenty-eight animals. We will also provide medical assistance and give all the animals the necessary shots to keep the animals healthy among the other animal population. We’ll also provide the necessary hygiene for all the animals that comes into our shelter. We will actively seek caring foster parents and permanent homes for our animals that we put up for adoption. We will educate the general public on the safety that concerns animals, and we will promote a spay and neutering program to control the animal population. We want to include some of our docile animals in a program that we can cater to our Lee County Nursing Facility for the elderly shut-ins. We also want to include a program that helps kids that are being abused and need therapy by involving them with our new expanded facility. We are interested in setting a “how to take care of your animal” program with the elementary schools to get children actively involved with the correct measures of taking care of animals. After the building is constructed the fees that are set in place for citizens who abuse local and state ordinances that relates to animals will sustain the animal control shelter day-to-day activities. Community services programs will also provide the necessary help or workers that will help us make our new shelter a great success. Our mission as Lee County Animal Control is to balance the health, public safety, and welfare needs of people and animals in Lee County by responsibly and humanely enforcing state and local animal-related laws; providing nourishment and a safe environment for unwanted, stray, abused, and impounded animals; educating the public about responsible companion animal ownership; investigating cases where animal care is questionable; and finding new loving homes for homeless animals at our shelter. By providing assistance with any grant money that can be afforded to our cause will help our mission to be possible. All necessary documents are included in this letter. Thank you for all your help and assisting us with our mission as Lee County Animal Control. Thank you, Catherine Gammage, Animal Control Coordinator Included: IRS tax exemption form Financial Operating Statements for 2005 Auditors Report Current Budget Quotes for building Material Itemized and total cost for building Blueprint of Building
Lee County Animal Control Cover Sheet • Our mission as Lee County Animal Control is to balance the health, public safety, and welfare needs of people and animals in Lee County by responsibly and humanely enforcing state and local animal-related laws; providing nourishment and a safe environment for unwanted, stray, abused, and impounded animals; educating the public about responsible companion animal ownership; investigating cases where animal care is questionable; and finding new loving homes for homeless animals at our shelter. • Coordinator: Catherine Gammage • Animal Control Budget is $120,000.00 dollars which includes an annual agency payment • Seeking funds for the proposed shelter 40x60 cost is estimated $67,000.00 dollars.
Lee County Animal Control • Lee County Animal Control has been in existence since 1925. We are no longer looked upon as just the dog catchers, but we are an operating facility with two animal control officers • We have 14 temporary areas to hold animals but we are still transferring many animals to the Albany Humane Society. • We offer adoptions, foster parenting, and assistance with spay and neuter programs. • Lee County is ranked as the 43rd fastest growing county in the nation and the 8th fastest in Georgia, and with that being said our animal population has quadruped. • By collaborating with Lee County Animal Control, PETCO will be able to reach a much broader target population, and concentrate on the more advancing rules and regulations of animal welfare and human interaction.
Lee County Animal Control Issues and Concerns • Animals at risk • Average in-take of strays and unwanted animals is over 40 animals a week • Neglect & Abuse • Abandonment • Dog Fights • The 40x60 shelter will provide educational training , assist with spay and neutering cost for unwanted animals and eliminate animals being abandoned.
Lee County Animal Control Goals • Build the shelter in January 2006 • Decrease animal population by 1/4 in the first year of operation. • Assist elderly and low income family with spay and neuter costs • Work with volunteers, inmates, and community service personnel to staff shelter.
Grant Application Budget for Proposed Project Instructions: Provide the complete budget for proposed project including expenses to be paid by sources other than funds requested from Petco Foundation. Organization: Lee County Animal Control Project Shelter Budget Category Description Amount Requested Additional Funds Total Funds Required 1. Operating Expenses $30,000 N/A N/A N/A 2. Equipment Costs $ 10,682 N/A N/A N/A 3. Building Costs $ 67,000 $57,000 N/A $57,000 4. Other Totals $57,000
Lee County, Georgia General FundSchedule of ExpendituresFor the Years Ended June 30, 2004 And 2003 Animal Control 2004 2003 Personal Services & Employee Benefits $61,345 $54,260 Purchase/Contracted Services $ 5,177 $ 7,192 Supplies $12,605 $9,895 Capital Outlay ------- -------- Other Costs $46,647 $46,663 $125,774 $117,980 Independent Auditor’s Report 225 E. 4th Street P.O. Box 605 Ocilla GA 31774
Office 626-287-0952 Fax 626-287-9704 7262 N. Rosemead Blvd. San Gabriel, CA 91775 Application for Governmental Agencies or Organizations • Name of Agency or Organization Lee County Commissioners Animal Control • Address of Agency or organization 759 Hwy 32 East • Mailing address (if different from above) P.O. Box 889 Leesburg, GA 31763 • Phone 229-759-6028 • Fax 229-759-3332 • E-Mail Address email@example.com • Agency of the County of (if applicable) Lee County • Date of Organization/Incorporation/Formation 6/6/25 • Federal Taxpayer Identification Number (EIN) 586254654 • State Identification Number(s) & Issuing Agencies GA2865584-YD • Brief Statement of charitable or public purpose(s) for which the organization was formed. • to balance the health, public safety, and welfare needs of people and animals in Lee County by responsibly and humanely enforcing state and local animal-related laws; providing nourishment and a safe environment for unwanted, stray, abused, and impounded animals; educating the public about responsible companion animal ownership; investigating cases where animal care is questionable; and finding new loving homes for homeless animals at our shelter. • Signature (Officer, Director, Trustee or Manager) • : I hereby certify • 1. That the above referenced organization is either an agency or political subdivision of the above referenced state, or an agency of a political subdivision of the above referenced state; and • 2 that the contributions received from the PETCO Foundation will be used exclusively for charitable or public purposes as outlined in Section of the Internal Code of 1986 as amended. • Catherine Gammage Animal Control Coordinator 08/12/05
Correspondence from PETCO • -----Original Message-----From: cgammage Sent: Friday, August 12, 2005 12:37 PMTo: dmaxwellSubject: FW: Your Paperwork to PETCO Foundation • Darlow, can you provide me this information for my shelter grant?-----Original Message-----From: Sharon Sayegh [mailto:sharons@PETCO.com]Sent: Thursday, August 11, 2005 3:45 PMTo: cgammageSubject: Re: Your Paperwork to PETCO Foundation • We received the following from your organization: • Non-Profit Form • Application for Support • Other paperwork • However, in order to complete your file we will also need the following forms completed and returned: • A completed and signed W-9 Form (attached) • A copy of your organization's IRS tax-exempt determination letter, 501(c)(3), OR • An Application for Governmental Agencies or Organizations (attached) • Please include a copy of this e-mail with any future correspondence. Information may be faxed or mailed directly to the PETCO Foundation. • If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. • Thank you, • Administrative Assistant PETCO Foundation Office: (626) 291-2093 Fax: (626) 287-9704 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org