KEEP Launches New Grant Program

The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) Foundation has launched its new Seattle Slew grant program available to Kentucky non-profits, equine educational programs, events and initiatives. The program is part of the Foundation’s efforts to support education and promote the importance of the equine industry to Kentucky’s economy and culture.

“Kentucky’s equine industry is a vital part of our state’s heritage and economy,” Katie LaMonica, KEEP Foundation Board Chair said. “We believe it’s important to support educational programs and projects that foster awareness of the industry and its contributions to our state. We’re excited to see the innovative and impactful programs and projects that will be supported through this grant program.”

The grant program is open to non-profit organizations, schools, and other groups that are involved in equine-related educational programs and projects. Examples of eligible programs and projects include, but are not limited to:

● Equine-related STEM education initiatives
● Equine-assisted therapy programs
● Equine-related vocational training programs
● Equine-related art or cultural initiatives
● Equine-related history and heritage projects
Grants of up to $5,000 are available, and new submissions will be reviewed quarterly. For more information or to apply for a grant, please visit the KEEP website.

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