Happy Monday! Below is a brief roundup of resources added over the past week.
Registration for Camp Maddie: Behavior Edition is now open!
Camp Maddie is back! Join us on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 and Wednesday, April 3, 2024 from 9AM-1PM PT (12PM-4PM ET) for a focus on dog behavior. The free, virtual event will consist of two half-days that will include presentations, short videos and question and answer sessions. At Camp Maddie: Behavior Edition, we’ll talk about… Learn More
Dianne Prado kicks off the new season of Candid Conversations!
Maddie’s® Candid Conversations is back for its third season! On Thursday, February 15 at 12PM PT/3PM ET, join Dianne Prado, the Founder and President of the Housing Equity & Advocacy Resource Team (HEART LA), a unique non-profit that was born from the heart. Prado’s compelling story reveals the values, mind-set and skills she’s used create… Learn More
Apply now for spring Online Instructor-Led Courses!
Looking to implement a new program, learn more about a specific subject and create positive change for pets and people in your community? Look no further than Maddie’s Fund® Online Instructor-Led Courses! The spring 2024 application window opens today, February 1, 2024 and closes on February 16, 2024. Apply Now
Open Arms Challenge-focused Weekly Community Conversations
Join us for three Open Arms Challenge-focused Community Conversations in the month of February. These 50-minute Zoom meetings will feature previous Challenge winners and their experiences making changes at their respective organizations. These calls will be invaluable even if you’re not planning on joining the Challenge this year. The lineup is as follows: Disability Inclusion, Community Services Impact and People with Lived Experiences Working Group. Register Now
(If you are already registered for the Weekly Community Conversations, there is no need to register again.)
The Open Arms Challenge prep period is now!
The next Open Arms Challenge registration will open from February 26 to March 6, with the Challenge taking place in April 2024. Throughout this month we’ll prepare with calls and resources. Learn More
Shelterluv Valentine’s Day referral incentive
Shelter software company Shelterluv is offering a special promotion. Get $50 when you refer another organization to Shelterluv, and they’ll get their first three months free! 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 $5,000 in grants given away each month to participants!