What is the Providence Compassion Foundation?
Established as a not-for-profit organization, the Providence Compassion Foundation’s role is to help provide funding for the equestrian educational, training, coaching, competition and travel needs of the community’s developing athletes and horses in partnership with Providence Equestrian Center as well as funding for the rescue and care of horses, farm, and companion animals.
How is the Providence Compassion Foundation funded?
The Foundation is funded through tax-deductible contributions primarily from individuals who want to support our community’s equestrians and their equine partners and/or support the rescue and care of horses, farm, and companion animals. The Foundation receives no direct or indirect government subsidy.
How will my contribution be used?
Contributions made to the Providence Compassion Foundation directly support the need and merit based scholarships that are granted to students of Providence Equestrian Center as well grants that the Foundation makes to Providence Equestrian Center for the Equine, Farm and Companion Animal Rescue and Sanctuary programs.
Who is an example of a typical scholarship recipient?
Typical scholarship recipients are children and adults from all socio-economic backgrounds including average income, low income and single parent families, and foster children.
What types of programs are scholarships used for?
Competition and travel needs for local and national competition, educational clinics and/or any program offered at Providence Equestrian Center including riding lessons, Pony Pals Club, show team, and camps.
Who is an example of a typical rescue and/or sanctuary animal?
A typical rescue and/or sanctuary animal may be a horse, farm, or companion animal that has been abandoned, neglected or otherwise abused, permanently disabled due to injury, or advanced age.