Happy Monday! Below is a brief roundup of resources added over the past week.
Register now for the Open Arms Challenge!
Starting today, your organization can apply for the Open Arms Challenge. Twenty-three national organizations have come together to host this Challenge that’s all about opening our hearts and minds to more accessible and inclusive practices. And there’s $420,000 in grant prizes available! Registration closes on January 30. Register Now
Are short-term foster programs for shelter cats beneficial or problematic?
Join Dr. Kristyn Vitale on Thursday, February 9 at 12:00PM PT/3:00PM ET as she presents the findings from her shelter cat foster program study. During this Maddie’s® Insights webcast, “Short-Term Foster Programs for Shelter Cats: Beneficial or Problematic?,” attendees will learn more about the study and how to apply the findings of the research to… Learn More
Don’t forget: Monthly grant opportunity!
Maddie’s Fund® is giving away a $3,000 grant each month to one lucky Maddie’s® Pet Forum member! You’ll automatically be entered to win each month when you start a new discussion, reply to a new post… Learn More
Weekly Community Conversations
Register now for the weekly Monday 11AM PT/2PM ET call for animal well-being professionals. These 50-minute calls are a collaborative space to share exciting new programs and research, discuss uncomfortable topics, connect with peers in the industry, and more, all while sharing a common goal of preserving the human-animal bond. There’s also $10,000 in grants given away each month to participants!
New interview series from Human Animal Support Services (HASS)
HASS’s Diaz Dixon hosts the new series: People, Pets and Purpose. In it, he will speak with leaders in and out of animal welfare about building connections and finding solutions. The first episode is in conversation with Matt Pepper, executive director of Michigan Humane. Watch Now