New monthly grant opportunity!

Starting this month, Maddie’s Fund ® will be giving away a $3,000 grant each month to one lucky Maddie’s® Pet Forum member! The first drawing will be in December 2022 for content contributed in November 2022! You’ll automatically be entered to win each month when you start a new discussion, reply to a new post… Learn More

Maddie’s Weekly Roundup: New grant opportunity, translation services and more!

Happy Monday! Below is a brief roundup of resources added over the past week. New monthly grant opportunity! Starting in December, you’ll be entered to win a $3,000 grant just for participating on Maddie’s® Pet Forum! The first drawing will be in December 2022 for content contributed in November 2022! Learn More Start community partnerships… Learn More

Start community partnerships with this toolkit

To address the root causes that lead to many animal well-being issues, we need to look beyond shelter walls, (literally and figuratively) and connect with the community at large. This means partnering with food pantries, youth organizations, domestic violence shelters, and more. The Community Partnerships Toolkit from Human Animal Support Services will help you establish… Learn More

Speaking your community’s language with translation services

Want to make a better connection with your community members? Make sure you’re speaking their language (literally!) During the Open Arms Challenge, participants made big strides in understanding the demographics of their community members. Many organizations worked to translate their most popular resources into another language commonly used in their community. Below are a few… Learn More

Maddie’s Weekly Roundup: Holiday promotion ideas, service deserts and more!

Happy Monday! Below is a brief roundup of resources added over the past week. Holiday promotion ideas for your animal organization  With the fall season in full swing and winter right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what promotions or marketing campaigns your organization will try out to engage your community, find… Learn More

Holiday promotion ideas for your animal organization

With the fall season in full swing and winter right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what promotions or marketing campaigns your organization will try out to engage your community, find fosters/adopters, keep pets in homes, and raise funds around the holiday season. That’s why the final resource drive of 2022 on… Learn More

The October Weekly Community Conversations grant giveaway winners are…

Yesterday, Maddie’s Fund® gave 10 organizations a $1,000 grant for attending the October Weekly Community Conversations! A total of $10,000 in grants was given to 10 people chosen at random. These 10 people won a grant for their organization: Megan Alexander, Pit Bull Rescue Central, (Lee’s Summit, MO) Jen Coody​, Animal Mission (Columbia, SC) Jordan… Learn More

Maddie’s Weekly Roundup: How to #BeAHelper, send pets home and more!

Happy Monday! Below is a brief roundup of resources added over the past week. Donating pet food is just one way to #BeAHelper We recently shared the new public service announcement (PSA) campaign, “Pets and People Together,” that aims to inspire pet lovers everywhere to #BeAHelper. The message of the campaign comes from the understanding… Learn More

Donating pet food is just one way to #BeAHelper

We recently shared the new public service announcement (PSA) campaign, “Pets and People Together,” that aims to inspire pet lovers everywhere to #BeAHelper. The message of the campaign comes from the understanding that at some point in our lives, each of us may experience a crisis that can temporarily impact our ability to care for… Learn More

Maddie’s Insights: Takeaways from pandemic-era emergency pet fostering

Join Dr. Lisa Gunter, PhD, CBCC-KA, Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina University on Thursday, November 3rd at 12:00PM PT/3:00PM ET for a Maddie’s® Insights webcast on foster recruitment, trial adoption programs, caregiving practices, and behavioral support that can be utilized in our post-pandemic world. “Emergency fostering during the pandemic; Takeaways for a post-pandemic world,” will run… Learn More

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