About Maddie's Fund®

Maddie's Fund® is a family foundation created in 1994 by Workday® co-founder Dave Duffield and his wife, Cheryl, who have endowed the Foundation with more than $300 million.

Maddie's Story

Maddie's Fund® is the fulfillment of a promise to an inspirational dog, investing its resources to create a no-kill nation where every dog and cat is guaranteed a healthy home or habitat. #ThanksToMaddie.

Maddie's Team

Add up everyone's experience and the Maddie's Fund team has over 100 years of animal welfare expertise. The Executive Leadership Team alone has over 60 years experience.

Maddie's Fund® History

See the evolution of no-kill and how one little dog has positively impacted shelter dogs and cats throughout the United States.

Annual Report

View a snapshot of our foundation's impactful accomplishments, all #ThanksTo Maddie.

Fact Sheet

Get the 411 at-a-glance about Maddie and Maddie's Fund®.

Socially Maddie

Submit your Innovation Grant application before the window closes!

August 23, 2017

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…

The Maddie Network

With grant opportunities that'll make your ears perk up and free brain-boosting webcasts as good as a belly rub, you don't want to miss out.

Engage with Maddie

Connect with Maddie on our social networks and help spread the lifesaving love. Like, comment, and share our story AND yours.