The David and Jane Gotelli Family Fund grants

The David and Jane Gotelli Family Fund was established at Napa Valley Community Foundation (NVCF) in 2018 as a permanently endowed Fund to support organizations that seek to improve or sustain the welfare of small animals throughout Napa County.


  • Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) public charity status, or programs with a fiscal agent that is a 501(c)(3) public charity (provided that a letter of support is included from the fiscal agent)
  • Public agencies/governmental units, e.g. Animal Shelters, as described in 170(c)(1) of the IRS code
  • Agencies whose core focus is to provide services that benefit small animals in Napa County
  • Please note that all of the Foundation’s general eligibility criteria also apply, and can be found here.

Grant Priorities

Activities related to the care, shelter or provision of medical services that improve or sustain the welfare of small animals.  Small animals are defined as animals that would ordinarily be cared for by a small animal veterinarian (e.g., dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, birds, lizards, etc.), such as:

  • General support to organizations dedicated to the health, welfare or humane treatment of small companion animals
  • Animal shelters, sanctuaries and adoption programs
  • Subsidized spay/neuter services
  • Small animal rescue and care activities
  • Education and outreach programs that benefit small companion animals


This Fund is now accepting proposals from qualified organizations providing services that benefit small animals in Napa County for the Fund’s first year of grantmaking. The total amount available for the 2019/2020 grant period is $126,381.

Click here for complete eligibility requirements and application instructions.   To be considered for funding, your organization must submit a complete grant proposal by 11:59 p.m. on October 15th, 2019.

Contact: Rejane Brito, Director of Programs and Philanthropic Engagement, at or 707.254.9565 x22.


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