Submit your Innovation Grant application before the window closes!

Haven’t submitted your Innovation Grant application yet? Don’t worry – there’s still time! But hurry, you only have until Monday, August 28. As a reminder, we’re offering up to $5,000 to implement a new program, or expand an existing program, at your shelter or rescue organization that will advance lifesaving. This round will be even… Learn More

Reducing animal surrender due to medical costs, #ThanksToMaddie!

What if you could help keep pets out of the shelter and with their families by subsidizing veterinary care costs? That’s exactly what Colorado’s Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (HSPPR) had in mind when they applied for an Innovation Grant earlier this year. “Their Innovation Grant was to help people surrendering their animals… Learn More

How a MaddieCam can showcase innovation at your animal shelter or rescue group

Do you have innovative, lifesaving programs at your animal organization? Do you collaborate with others and share ideas in the name of lifesaving? A MaddieCam might be a great tool for you! It’s no secret that innovation, collaboration and transparency are three things we encourage here at Maddie’s Fund®, which is why we came up… Learn More

Counting shelter animals saves lives, #ThanksToMaddie

In early 2016, Maddie’s Fund® had a dream: What if hundreds or even a thousand shelters and adoption groups would come together and share their data through Shelter Animals Count? Shelter Animals Count was established to create a national database of animal shelter statistics. At the time of our dream, just over 400 participating organizations… Learn More

The Million Cat Challenge is saving shelter cats, #ThanksToMaddie!

“Every cat counts.” That’s the motto of our funded Million Cat Challenge, and it’s one Maddie’s Fund® wholeheartedly believes in. That’s why, from April 29 to May 31, 2016, we gave 596 grants totaling $617,500 to shelters that joined the Challenge, and to Challenge shelters that referred new participants. The Million Cat Challenge was launched… Learn More

One simple mistake to avoid when applying for a grant

Applying for a grant  can be overwhelming — so overwhelming some animal shelters or rescue organizations miss out on money for reasons that can easily be avoided. Like this one: During Maddie’s Fund’s last innovation grant application period, we had over 400 applicants, but awarded grants to only 67 recipients. The reason wasn’t lack of… Learn More

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