In January 2021, Ark Antiques funded grants to 11 deserving animal welfare organizations. Just click below to learn more about each of our grant recipients.

2021 Nonprofit Grants

Horses of Tir Na Nog

Horses of Tir Na Nog works to create a safe haven for horses that have few options remaining, thereby ensuring them a better quality of life. At Horses of Tir Na Nog, they help build connections between people and horses in the San Diego community, and provide education to increase awareness about responsible horse ownership and care.

Free Flight Exotic Bird Sanctuary

The Ark 2014 grant recipient organization Free Flight Exotic Bird Sanctuary.This one-of-a-kind bird sanctuary shelters, nurtures, and re-socializes parrots while educating the public to inspire a lasting concern for the well-being of exotic birds. The Ark provided funding in honor of Ricky and Lucy, our adopted parrots, who bring joy to our shop and remind our customers of our commitment to help animals.

Operation Greyhound

Operation Greyhound is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to the placement of retired racing Greyhounds in loving homes.

Lions, Tigers, and Bears

The Ark 2014 grant recipient organization Lions, Tigers & Bears.Lions, Tigers, and Bears is a No Kill, No Breed sanctuary dedicated to providing a safe haven for unwanted and abused exotic animals and educating the public about the abuses of the exotic animal trade.

REINS - Riding Emphasizing Individual Needs and Strengths


REINS is a non-profit Therapeutic Riding Program located in Fallbrook, California. At REINS, children and adults with disabilities learn how to ride horses and have fun doing it.

FACE Foundation


The Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE) is a not-for-profit public charity that provides financial grants for animal owners who are unable to afford the cost of their pet’s emergency or critical care.

California Labs and More

California Labs and More is Southern California’s fastest growing and most active dog rescue. Their volunteers work to provide a safe haven and the care needed for adoptable large breed dogs and puppies that would otherwise die in shelters or on the streets. They give neglected and abused animals a new chance to see the kindness in humans and work to bring families and dogs together for a lifelong journey of love and respect. This not-for-profit rescue has placed over 11,000 dogs in 8 years.

TERI Therapeutic Equestrian Program

TERI-therapeutic-equestrian-programTERI provides programs for children and adults with special needs. Through TERI’s Therapeutic Equestrian program, students develop coordination, self-esteem, confidence and the courage to dream of things once impossible in the hearts of children and adults with developmental disabilities.

True Innocents Equine Rescue (TIER)

Image of a True Innocents Equine Rescue horse.TIER rescues abused, neglected, abandoned, and unwanted horses primarily in Southern California.

United Pegasus Foundation

United Pegasus Foundation logoUnited Pegasus Foundation is one of the largest thoroughbred retirement, rehabilitation and adoption organizations dedicated to saving hundreds of horses from slaughter by giving them a humane and deserved retirement.

Freedom Dogs

Freedom Dogs is a nonprofit organization devoted to serving wounded members of the military who are attempting to return to civilian life. Along with our trainers, our specialty service dogs provide both physical and emotional support, helping wounded warriors to successfully make this challenging transition.

Image of two volunteers at The Ark

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