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Monthly Grant Guidelines

After the Finish Line (ATFL) awards Monthly Grants to aftercare organizations across the United States that rehabilitate, retrain, rehome, and/or retire Off Track Thoroughbreds.

To be eligible, organizations must be a 501(c)(3) federal nonprofit or registered charity with current status. Also, organizations must have been operating for at least two years and your horse(s) needs to be identified by a legible lip tattoo, microchip, or valid documentation.

Please review our website and Facebook page to learn about our organization before contacting us with your questions. For reference, our social media includes photos and information about the aftercare organizations and Off Track Thoroughbreds we fund.

Our Monthly Grant application deadline is on or before the 25th of each month. Please email your application, photographs and supporting documents by this date to be considered for funding.

ATFL's Monthly Grant program supports:

Off Track Thoroughbreds
Thoroughbreds in training that never raced
Foals, Broodmares, and Stallions

Grants are awarded to assist with the following expenses:

Surgery and veterinarian
Hay, grain and supplements
Farrier, dental, and chiropractor
Vaccines and medication
Training and boarding
Auction rescue and transportation

Please email the following information to dawn@afterthefinishline.org:

Race name(s), detailed information about the Thoroughbred(s) and how you acquired the Thoroughbred(s). Include your grant request with itemized costs and the total cost. Also, include your contact number and mailing and website addresses.

If your request is approved, we will email the application. ATFL will consider funding upcoming expenses and reimbursing prior expenses dating back no more than 45 days from the application deadline.