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The Snyder Foundation for Animals Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

The Snyder Foundation for Animals Inc.

(formerly The William Snyder Foundation for Animals)

3600 Clipper Mill Rd., Ste. 224

Baltimore, MD United States 21211-2149

Telephone: 4103660787

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-04-30)

Assets: $3,554,583

Total giving: $330,745






Established in 1898 in MD; reorganized in 1992 - Originally founded as the Maryland Anti-Vivisection Society

Purpose and Activities

The mission of the foundation is to promote the welfare of animals through philanthropic support and education. Pet overpopulation is the foundation's primary focus. Grant support includes giving for spay/neuter programs, wildlife rehabilitation, and shelter adoption. The foundation operates a full-time education program.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Humane, Environmental & Character Education

The foundation offers over 40 different programs on animals and the environment. All programs have a character education component and are curriculum compatible. Programs include "Canines, Cats, & the Chesapeake Bay", "Reptiles: Diversity in Scales", and "Big, Bad Wolf?" Programs are adaptable to all age groups.

Fields of Interest

  • Animal population control
  • Animal welfare
  • Biodiversity
  • Domesticated animals
  • Environment
  • Human services
  • Wildlife biodiversity
  • Wildlife rehabilitation
Population Groups
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-04-30

Assets: $3,554,583 (market value)

Gifts received: $100

Expenditures: $787,257

Total giving: $330,745

Qualifying distributions: $759,294