Our Supporters

Corporate Partnerships

Want to make a pawsitive difference? Become a Corporate Partner and help support C.A.R.E.4Paws’ Mobile Community Medicine & Spay/Neuter Outreach program. You will receive multiple promotional benefits, including sponsorships of our annual fundraising events, depending on your sponsorship level, and listings on this and other pages of our website.

Download C.A.R.E.4Paws’ Corporate Sponsorship packet for more details and contact Executive Director Isabelle Gullo ([email protected]) with any questions you may have.

CLUB PARTNER, $10,000

Avalan is a comprehensive wealth management firm that works closely with clients and utilizes a consultative approach to financial, business, investment and personal planning needs. Through its defined wealth management process, Avalan provides counseling for a limited number of high-net-worth individuals, closely held corporations, trusts and pensions. The firm’s goal is to enter into long-term, mutually-beneficial relationships, which it develops to not only be lifelong, but multigenerational as well. Therefore, Avalan engages in new relationships only after its team determines that its services add substantial value in assisting clients to achieve their goals and all that is important to them. In every aspect of Avalan’s work, the firm provides an uncompromising commitment to administer world-class client service while striving to accomplish each of its clients’ highly individualized wealth management needs.

CLUB PARTNER, $5,000

Advanced Veterinary Specialists (AVS) is a state-of-the-art 24-hour emergency and specialty hospital located near downtown Santa Barbara. Founded in 2012, AVS provides pets with diagnostics and therapeutics that complement the care provided by your trusted family veterinarian and values that partnership. Many of its doctors are board-certified specialists who have extensive training in fields such as Internal Medicine, Surgery, Oncology, Cardiology, Emergency and Critical Care, and Dentistry. They assess patients with complicated disorders, including kidney or liver disease, diabetes mellitus, immune diseases, heart murmurs, and anemia. At AVS, doctors perform a wide variety of specialized procedures including ultrasounds, color flow Doppler echocardiograms (heart ultrasound), endoscopy, chemotherapy, biopsies, bone marrow sampling, tracheal stent placement, soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries, and much more. AVS also has a CT Scanner onsite for patients that require advanced imaging diagnostics. In addition to specialty medicine, they have the distinction of becoming certified as a Level II Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Facility by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society. They are one of only two veterinary hospitals in the state of California to achieve Level II designation. AVS is proud of their staff and the superior medicine and service they provide to the community.

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CLUB PARTNER, $3,000

H&B has a small firm attitude with big firm resources.  We have an extraordinary team of 35 partners and over 180 team members with diverse backgrounds and experiences to meet your unique needs.  We deliver high-quality accounting and consulting services to maximize your wealth and position your business for growth.  Exceeding Your Expectations is our priority!

CLUB PARTNER, $1,500

Every month, Rescue Me Coffee Co. delivers fresh-roasted coffee to your door from 12 amazing farmers, a different country each month. The company’s roaster is Top Dog Coffee Bar, and from each bag delivered to you, 20% of the proceeds goes to C.A.R.E.4Paws and New Life K9s, a nonprofit that helps veterans and first responders with PTSD, working with shelters on the Central Coast of California. This is coffee for a cause, and your monthly coffee subscription will truly make a pawsitive difference. As founder Suzanne Maury says: “You can’t do this alone, but together, we can change the world!”

Grant Support

ANIMAL CHARITABLE FOUNDATION OF SANTA BARBARA

Animal Charitable Foundation of Santa Barbara County kindly supports C.A.R.E.4Paws’ Mobile Community Medicine & Spay/Neuter Outreach and is a contributor to many local animal charities. In 2020, speficially, the foundation stepped up in a tremendous way to provide several COVID-19 emergency grants to ensure we can continue providing pet food and mobile clinic services to the growing number of pet owners in need. We are truly grateful for the annual support! 

THE ASPCA

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was the first humane society to be established in North America and is, today, one of the largest in the world. The organization was founded on the belief that animals are entitled to kind and respectful treatment at the hands of humans and must be protected under the law. Headquartered in New York City, the ASPCA maintains a strong local presence, and with programs that extend its anti-cruelty mission across the country, it is recognized as a national animal welfare organization. In 2020, C.A.R.E.4Paws received a large grant to support our significantly increased efforts in response to COVID-19.

BANFIELD FOUNDATION

Banfield Foundation supports C.A.R.E.4Paws’ Mobile Community Medicine program, which provides veterinary care to pet owners who cannot afford to bring their dogs and cats to the vet. 

BESS SPIVA TIMMONS FOUNDATION

In 1967, Mrs. Bess Spiva Timmons established the Bess Spiva Timmons Foundation to enable her children and future generations to carry on an already existing program of assistance in areas of education, health, medical research, the arts, programs with minority focus, social services and ecology. Smaller and grass roots organizations were particularly targeted, as she stated that these could use the funds more frugally, and truly needed and appreciated encouragement. The foundation supported C.A.R.E.4Paws’ spay/neuter and community outreach efforts for several years.

CHRISSIE’S FUND

Chrissie’s Fund is a private foundation that supports programs that reduce dog overpopulation, promote adoptions and help eliminate the suffering of dogs. Its funding is allocated primarily for bully breeds, large dogs of any breed and mix, and seniors. Chrissie’s Fund has not only been a significant supporter of C.A.R.E.4Paws’ spay/neuter efforts for many years, but a sponsor of Wags n’ Whiskers and several other C.A.R.E.4Paws events since 2010. With the generous help of Chrissie’s Fund, we have altered hundreds of dogs over the years. 

DIANA BASEHART LIFELINE FUND

Diana Basehart Lifeline Fund is a veterinary assistance fund inspired by Diana Basehart, a lifelong animal advocate whose former foundation provided critical vet care to more than 1,500 pets in Santa Barbara over the past four years. Diana Basehart and many of her foundation supporters now contribute to C.A.R.E.4Paws’ Lifeline Fund to help us ensure pets in the Santa Barbara area continue to receive the medical attention they need.

DR. HILDEGARD H. BALIN CHARITABLE TRUST

Dr. Hildegard H. Balin Charitable Trust has generously supported C.A.R.E.4.Paws’ Dog Training Intervention and spay/neuter program for five years.  The foundation’s mission is to promote the welfare and needs of the financially-at-risk and elderly residents, with particular consideration being given to their nutritional, legal, and medical needs and the welfare of dogs to include housing, nutrition, general care, and placement within suitable homes.

EDWIN AND JEANNE WOODS FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Edwin and Jeanne Woods Family Foundation was formed in 2004 to help support charitable endeavors in Northern Santa Barbara and Southern San Luis Obispo counties, with an emphasis on cultural enrichment and educational programs, animal welfare, health care and assistance to the underserved. The foundation supports C.A.R.E.4Paws’ free and low-cost services provided in our mobile veterinary clinic. 

ETHEL FRENDS FOUNDATION

Ethel Frends Foundation was established in 1997 to support and promote canine care and/or canine education. The foundation specifically supports organizations that serve the following California counties: Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, or San Diego. Ethel Frends is a generous grantor for our spay/neuter program. 

GREY MUZZLE ORGANIZATION

The Grey Muzzle Organization improves the lives of at-risk senior dogs by providing funding and resources to animal shelters, rescue organizations, sanctuaries, and other nonprofit groups nationwide. C.A.R.E.4Paws’ generous grants have assisted several hundred senior dogs with veterinary care.

HUTTON PARKER FOUNDATION

Hutton Parker Foundation has not only assisted C.A.R.E.4Paws with critical operating funds, but also this year, in partnership with Santa Barbara Foundation and United Way, the foundation supported us with a grant from the COVID-19 Joint Response Fund. 

LA-CENTRA SUMMERLIN FOUNDATION

Located in Santa Barbara, La Centra-Summerlin Foundation has generously helped fund part of C.A.R.E.4Paws’ mobile clinic and community outreach efforts in Carpinteria for several years.

MANITOU FUND

Based out of White Bear Lake, Minnesota, the Manitou Fund was created by Donald G. McNeely in 1966. The Fund has recently awarded major gifts in education and the environment. In 2020, C.A.R.E.4Paws received a generous grant in recognition of our unparalleled efforts to support a growing number of struggling pet owners during COVID-19 and we also received funding in 2021. 

MARK & DOROTHY SMITH FOUNDATION

The Mark and Dorothy Smith Foundation is a private foundation based in Santa Maria that was founded in 2008. Since 2019, the Foundation has generously supported C.A.R.E.4Paws’ services for low-income, senior and homeless pet owners in northern Santa Barbara County. 

MARY H STORER FOUNDATION

The Mary H Storer Foundation has provided much-needed support for C.A.R.E.4Paws’ mobile veterinary clinic and pet wellness services as well as our Safe Haven program for domestic violence survivors. In 2018, the Foundation assisted us with funding for equipment for our new mobile clinic unit. 

MARY JO & HANK GREENBERG ANIMAL WELFARE FOUNDATION

The Mary Jo & Hank Greenberg Animal Welfare Foundation has generously supported C.A.R.E.4Paws’ services for low-income, senior and homeless pet owners through our Companion Pet Assistance program and mobile pet wellness services since 2019. 

MAY & BILL ALLISON FOUNDATION

Since 2017, the May & Bill Allison Foundation has helped fund C.A.R.E.4Paws’ critical mobile clinic services as well as our innovative Paws Up For Pets youth program. 

MONTECITO BANK & TRUST

A sponsor of our Wags n’ Whiskers Festival since 2010 and a supporter of so many local nonprofits and causes, Montecito Bank & Trust has an enduring commitment to maintaining the strength and vitality of the communities where we live, and puts this commitment into action every day. The bank’s philanthropic efforts include anniversary grants to 10 local nonprofits and the well-known Community Dividends program, which contributes $1 million annually to 100 nonprofit organizations in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. The bank is a sponsor of our mobile clinics. Plus, C.A.R.E.4Paws has received several Anniversary Grant Awards since 2010 as well as three Community Dividends grants from the bank since 2018. 

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PETCO FOUNDATION

The Petco Love, a grantor for C.A.R.E.4Paws’ Mobile Community Medicine & Spay/Neuter Outreach, believes that every animal deserves to live its best life. Since 1999, the foundation has invested more than $167 million in lifesaving animal welfare work to make that happen. With its more than 4,000 animal welfare partners, it inspires and empowers communities to make a difference by investing in adoption and medical care programs, spay and neuter services, pet cancer research, service and therapy animals, and numerous other lifesaving initiatives. 

PETSMART CHARITIES

PetSmart Charities supported C.A.R.E.4Paws in 2012 through 2015 with a generous, targeted spay/neuter grant. Since then we have received regular support for our Mobile Community Medicine & Spay/Neuter Outreach.

ROY & IDA EAGLE FOUNDATION

Since 2009, the Roy & Eagle Foundation has invested in a wide range of nonprofit organizations in the areas of Health and Human Services, Education, Wildlife and Domestic Animals, focusing primarily on Northern Santa Barbara County. The foundation has generously helped fund C.A.R.E.4Paws’ Mobile Community Medicine & Spay/Neuter Outreach for many years and we could not more grateful. 

ROY & MARIAN HOLLEMAN FOUNDATION

The Roy & Marian Holleman Foundation generously funded C.A.R.E.4Paws’ mobile pet wellness services in 2019. 

SANTA BARBARA CITY ANIMAL CONTROL

Our grant from City Animal Control pays for the altering of dogs and cats in the City of Santa Barbara. We are grateful to have received support from animal control for several years. 

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES

C.A.R.E.4Paws and Santa Barbara County Animal Services (SBCAS) have collaborated closely since 2009, regularly co-hosting spay/neuter and pet wellness clinics, microchip specials, and pet adoption campaigns. We also jointly provide access to critical pet wellness services at SBCAS’ three shelters in Santa Barbara, Lompoc and Santa Maria to ensure animals can stay with their families. This includes co-operating three Pet Resource Centers. We truly appreciate SBCAS’ generous, annual spay/neuter funding since 2014. 

SANTA BARBARA FOUNDATION

For more than eight decades, the Santa Barbara Foundation has been at the center of civic activity, a vibrant expression of its engaged citizenry, a solver of problems, a partner in philanthropy, and a critical supporter of community organizations and efforts. Since 2012, the foundation has supported C.A.R.E.4Paws, including significant support for our community outreach efforts, spays/neuters, our mobile veterinary clinic, and continued education for staff. In 2020, we received critical emergency funding to support our efforts during COVID-19. In 2021, a grant helped pay for a blood analyzer that we use daily in our mobile clinic to detect disease and help save lives. 

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SANTA YNEZ BAND OF CHUMASH INDIANS FOUNDATION

The Chumash Foundation has generously supported many local causes, including C.A.R.E.4Paws’ innovative Paws Up For Pets youth program, our mobile clinic and our Compaion Pet Assistance program. 

THORNTON S. GLIDE, JR & KATRINA D. GLIDE FOUNDATION

The Thornton S. Glide, Jr. and Katrina D. Glide Foundation has made a critical difference for C.A.R.E.4Paws by providing funding for our mobile clinic, including essential equipment and funding toward the purchase of two of our mobile units. 

VOLENTINE FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Volentine Family Foundation has donated generously to C.A.R.E.4Paws to support our operations. 

THE WALTER & HOLLY O. THOMSON CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

The Walter and Holly O. Thomson Charitable Foundation provides significant grant funding in support of our Mobile Community Medicine & Spay/Neuter Outreach. 

WENDY P. MCCAW FOUNDATION

The Wendy P. McCaw Foundation has contributed generously to C.A.R.E.4Paws since 2011, including support for our mobile clinic work and Paws Up for Pets,  a program that engages local youth to promote accountability for animals, fight discrimination and abuse, and inspire compassion in our community.  

WILLIAMS-CORBETT FOUNDATION

In 2020, the Williams-Corbett Foundation provided support for C.A.R.E.4Paws’ newly started Safe Haven program, which helps pets of domestic violence survivors by providing temporary, safe foster care. 

WOOD-CLAEYSSENS FOUNDATION

The Wood-Claeyssens Foundation enhances the quality of life in the local community through grantmaking to qualified 501(c)(3) organizations serving the Santa Barbara and Ventura County areas. The foundation generously helped fund C.A.R.E.4Paws’ Spay/Neuter and Community Outreach Programs for five years.

WWW FOUNDATION

Over the last two years, the WWW Foundation has contributed significantly to C.A.R.E.4Paws’ operations.