Grant Program


The ABCA Grant Program is intended to provide support for larger scale projects and events that promote the Border Collie as a stockdog and are consistent with the mission of the ABCA. Past grants have funded health research studies, subsidized health testing programs and clinics, and educational activities.

Application Process

  • The grant application form should be completed and sent to the ABCA Secretary/Treasurer along with supporting material. The secretary will forward the application to the Chairman of the Grants Committee.
  • Applications should be in the ABCA office by January 15th for winter review and by June 15th for summer review.
  • Completed grant applications will then be assessed by the grants committee and recommendations will be made to the entire Board of Directors for approval in whole or in part.
  • Disbursements are normally made when receipts for expenses are received by the Secretary/Treasurer, who will obtain approval for payment from the Chairman of the Grants Committee.
  • The Chairman of the Grants Committee will notify applicants of the Board’s decision and is the person to contact concerning grants before or after submission.

Grant Application Form
Grant Application Form – Editable