The Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund, established on Earth Day 2016, is a Donor-Advised Fund that works with partner groups to end animal abuse; promote veganism for animals, human health, and the environment; and promote wildlife conservation.
2022 grantees were People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and Woodstock Farm Sanctuary.
Previous grantees also included: Animal Place, Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary, White Coat Waste Project, Factory Farming Awareness Coalition, Faunalytics, Compassion Over Killing (now Animal Outlook), Animal Legal Defense Fund, Good Food Institute, Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy, Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary, HOWS Project, Virginia Beach SPCA, Beagle Freedom Project, Vegan Outreach, Lost Dog & Cat Foundation, and Have a Heart Farm.
Key programs are highlighted below.
Achievements with partner groups to end animal abuse; promote veganism for animals, human health, and the environment; and promote wildlife conservation.
Partnering with PETA to present an annual animal rescue award of $1,000 to an exceptional organization or individual.
VEGAN FOR HEALTH
Sponsoring the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Exam Room Live broadcasts on nutrition & health.
Supporting multiple initiatives to replace outdated animal experiments with modern human-relevant science.
Partnering with PETA’s Campaign to End Racehorse Cruelty, with success at the U.S. federal and state levels.
Partnering with PETA’s Community Animal Project on legislation, education, and field work to protect backyard dogs.