Ursula Landsrath Animal Rescue Fund Awards $57K in Grants

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The Ursula Landsrath Animal Rescue Fund and the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties have awarded grants totaling $57,000 to 24 nonprofit animal rescue organizations across Virginia.

Ursula Landsrath created the Animal Rescue Fund of Virginia as an independent organization in 2008, distributing more than $1 million to Virginia-based animal rescue organizations before shutting down grantmaking operations in 2017 when she became seriously ill. Her husband and friends created the Ursula Landsrath Animal Rescue Fund within the Community Foundation at her passing in 2019 to carry on her grantmaking legacy.

The fund supports grassroots animal rescue organizations while benefitting from staffing and investment support within the Community Foundation. Last year, the Ursula Landsrath Animal Rescue Fund awarded $46,000 to animal welfare nonprofits.

“We are pleased to be able to continue to honor Ursula’s legacy by increasing the amount of funding available this year to organizations helping animals in need,” said Sandal Larose, member of the Ursula Landsrath Animal Rescue Fund Grants Committee….”

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