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The Dalmatian Club of America Foundation (DCAF) is a non-profit charitable Corporation formed to provide financial and other support for individuals and organizations focusing their charitable, educational and research efforts on dogs in general and the DALMATIAN in particular.

We welcome new canine research grant applications. Grants will be made ONLY to organizations that commit to providing evaluation reports.

Grant Application Content and Submission Information
  1. Cover page must include:
    1. title of the proposed study

    2. name, affiliation, phone/fax numbers of the principle investigator, including name and complete address of the university or institution if applicable

    3. amount requested

    4. signatures of the principal investigator and grant administrator if applicable
  2. Table of Contents

  3. Summary (limited to 200 words)

  4. Detailed Budget for First Year, Additional Year(s) if applicable

  5. Biographical Sketch - Principal Investigator (limit to 2 pages)

  6. Biographical Sketch - Other Investigators (limit to 2 pages)

  7. Brief Description of Other Related Research Support (limit to 1 page) (if not applicable so state)

  8. Brief Description of Facilities and Research Environment (limit 1 page) (if not applicable so state)

  9. Preliminary Studies (limit to 2 pages) if performed

  10. Research Plan (limit to 5 pages)
    1. Specific Objectives

    2. Background of Proposed Research

    3. Expected Outcome, Significance and Application of Findings

    4. Research Design and Methods Related to Specific Breeds

    5. Animals (other than for disease induction) and Institutional Laboratory Animal Care Statement if applicable

    6. Consultants/Collaborators

    7. Literature Cited

  11. Acknowledgment, including signature(s), that permission is granted for the application to be sumitted to reviewers as confidential informaiton in accordance with the policies of the Foundation.


Use three-fourths inch margins and not more than 14 characters per inch type size. Submit the original application with five copies and a stamped, self-addressed postcard for acknowledging receipt of application to:

Sheila Wymore
DCAF Secretary
PO Box 333
Cornville, AZ 86325

Please note that all applications must be mailed; faxed copies and e-mail copies will not be accepted.

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This page last updated on August 21, 2012

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