Apply now for Winter 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? Well, look no further than Maddie’s Fund® Online Instructor-Led Courses! The winter 2023 application window opens today, December 13, 2022 and closes on January 10, 2023. “The facilitators were not only subject… Learn More

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

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

#BeAHelper, a new PSA campaign focused on keeping pets and people together

Maddie’s Fund®, together with The Ad Council and The Humane Society of the United States have launched a new campaign, “Pets and People Together,” a fully integrated public service announcement (PSA) campaign, to inspire pet lovers everywhere to #BeAHelper. Ninety-seven percent of pet owners consider their pet to be family. At any given time, anyone may… Learn More

James Evans

Congratulations to the 2022 Avanzino Leadership Award recipient!

Maddie’s Fund® is honored to present the 2022 Avanzino Leadership Award to James Evans for his outstanding leadership and purposeful dedication to the human-animal bond. This award recognizes significant achievement and courage to look beyond the status quo and make bold decisions to improve the lives of pets and their people. James is the founder and… Learn More

The September Weekly Community Conversations grant giveaway winners are…

Another $10,000 in grants was just given away! On Monday, Maddie’s Fund® gave two organizations a $5,000 grant for attending the September Weekly Community Conversations.  The winners were picked at random. These two people won a grant for their organization: Elise Blue, Northeast Missouri Humane Society (Hannibal, MO) Annette Montminy, Lakeshore Animal Friends (Ludington, MI)… Learn More

Maddie’s Pet Forum has a new look!

We are excited to debut a new look and feel for the Maddie’s® Pet Forum community! When you log in to your Maddie’s® Pet Forum account, you will now be redirected to your new activity feed homepage. This new homepage makes it easy for you to access all the things that are important to you like discussions… Learn More

Maddie’s® Candid Conversation with José Ocaño

Don’t miss the next episode of Maddie’s® Candid Conversation with José Ocaño, Senior Director of People and Culture, Best Friends Animal Society on September 27, 2022 12p PT/ 3p ET! From a very early age, José learned to care for animals thanks to his mom who instilled a love of living things and helping people.… Learn More

The August Weekly Community Conversations grant giveaway winners are…

Another $10,000 in grants was just given away! Yesterday, Maddie’s Fund® gave four organizations a $2,500 grant for attending the August Weekly Community Conversations.  These grants were picked at random. The following four people won a grant for their organization: Sherron Bihm, Robinson Rescue (Shreveport, LA) Gregory Hall,  Nevada Humane Society (Reno, NV) Megan Lavicky,… Learn More

Register now: The Return to Home Challenge Huddles!

Ready to get more pets back home? In preparation for the Return to Home Challenge, every Wednesday during the month of September, there will be a 50-minute Zoom Huddle at 12pm PT/3pm ET around two specific Return to Home practices. You can register now (and once) for all four huddles. Each Zoom Huddle will consist… Learn More

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