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Website Rescue Terms & Conditions

  • Program runs through 12/31/2022; one organization will be selected each month with the selected organization notified by the 28th of the month

  • Applicants must be a 501c3 Rescue and/or Shelter

  • Applications must be submitted for consideration by the Director, representative employee, or appropriate Board Member 

  • Applications must be received by the 15th of the month to be considered for the current month; any applications received after the 15th will be considered for the following months

  • Applicants only need to apply once and will be considered each following month

  • Evaluation of applicants ability to meet the necessary qualifications is at Lotus IT’s discretion; in the event no qualifying applications are submitted, no selections will be made that month

  • Upon selection, organization must agree to:

    • New sites must host your website on Wix; existing sites needing updating can be on any platform
    • Pay the cost of website hosting, domain (www address), and any email addresses connected to domain

    • Display “Built by Lotus IT Website Rescue” with the corresponding link in the website footer until the website is replaced or removed

    • Provide a direct contact for the duration of the project who can answer questions, provide requested information and assistance, and sign off on the completed project

    • Provide an individual to transition the completed website to (this may or may not be the same person as the contact for the project)

    • Provide all photos, copy (text), links, widgets, and required information for the project

    • Hold Lotus IT and its affiliates harmless​

  • Websites will have basic functionality and the following pages:
    • Home

    • Adopt

      • Adoptable Pets (via widget)

      • Previous Adoptions (Happy Tails/photo gallery)

      • Adoption Process 

      • Adoption Application

      • Adoption Info

    • How to Help

      • Donate

      • Volunteer Information & Application

      • Foster Information & Application

    • About

      • Location & Hours

      • Board

      • Mission

    • News/Events

    • Contact

      • Location & Hours

      • Email, Phone

      • Contact Submission Form

    • Additional Functionality

      • Newsletter Sign Up

      • Social Links

      • Domain Connection

      • Basic SEO Set Up with connection to Google Search Console

Note: Requests for additional functionality and/or pages will be considered on an individual basis.