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The Pet Care Trust is a nonprofit organization with the following stated vision: "to help promote public understanding regarding the value of and right to enjoy companion animals, to enhance knowledge about companion animals through research and education, and to promote professionalism among members of the companion animal community." To that end, they are offering grants for teachers to bring small animals into their classrooms so that children may learn to care for them responsibly.
Pets in the Classroom grants are given to public and private elementary and middle schools so that children may learn to bond with and care for small animals. The following types of grants are awarded:
Over 16,000 grants have been awarded since January of 2010. To learn more about the Pets in the Classroom Program, including how your school can apply for a grant, please visit www.petsintheclassroom.org.