Animal Welfare Approved is seeking proposals for projects for its third year of Good Husbandry Grants. Group members and those who have applied to join the program are eligible for grants up to $5,000.

Funding will cover projects to improve farm animal welfare concentrating on: increased outdoor access, improved genetics and improved slaughter facilities. Animal Welfare Approved offers free certification for family farms raising animals meeting welfare standards, outdoors on pasture or range. The group has funded 65 projects in 25 states.