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Grants and Awards

WHOA! Support in the Community

WHOA! is pleased to support numerous programs and projects in the Woodside-area. WHOA! has gifted over $325,000 to date.

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Woodside-area Equestrian Merit Scholarship

$10K award for a high school senior in San Mateo, Santa Clara, or San Francisco Counties

Jointly sponsored by The Mounted Patrol Foundation and the Woodside-area Horse Owners Association (WHOA!).

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Program and Project Support

WHOA! is pleased to support numerous programs and projects in the Woodside-area.

We welcome applications for grants from organizations for projects and programs that support the WHOA! mission statement and vision.

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Visit Our Recipients

We thank our sponsors, volunteers and all who have contributed to making these grants possible

Through proceeds from Woodside Day of the Horse, WHOA! has gifted over $325,000 towards preserving and promoting our horses. Read their stories.

Apply for a Grant

Grant Criteria

To streamline our grant request and awards process for the year, WHOA! will accept grant applications (up to $5K) in the first quarter of the year, (January/February/March).  Approved grants, that align with the WHOA! Mission Statement and Vision will be awarded in April.

Throughout the year, larger capital investment grants may be considered if they are deemed appropriate.

WHOA! also reserves the option to consider additional “emergency” requests (flooding, fires, catastrophic events) throughout the year.

NEW DEADLINE: 2024 Grant Applications are no longer accepted. Check back from January 1-March 31 for 2025.

 

What we fund: The WHOA! funding committee will review and consider all submitted applications. We welcome applications for grants from organizations for projects and programs that support the WHOA! mission statement and vision.

Please complete the application below for consideration.

How we decide: Priority will be given to projects and programs that best align with the WHOA! mission statement and have a broad impact. 

Requests may be partially accepted or denied based on WHOA’s criteria and/or availability of budgeted grant funds available in any year.

Receive an Art of the Horse 2021 Calendar

Donate $15 or more to WHOA! and
receive yours today!

For additional funds, you can specify how many calendars you would like to receive, in the “comments” section on the donation form.

If you are local, we will contact you to arrange for pick up. 

Contact WHOA!

2995 Woodside Rd. Suite 400-466, Woodside CA 94062

We will respond as soon as we can!