Grants at a Glance

We proudly support innovative, forward-thinking ideas that push the boundaries and look beyond the status quo in the name of lifesaving.

Research Grants

We encourage and enable research within the animal welfare industry that tests innovative ideas, projects and programs in order to break through barriers, boundaries and obstacles to save more pet lives.

Education Grants

We look to the immense abilities, knowledge, and enthusiasm of people and organizations to help us recruit more supporters and innovators in this new era of animal welfare.

Innovation Grants

Maddie's Fund® is offering up to $5,000 to implement a new program at your shelter or rescue organization that will advance lifesaving.

Incentive Grants

Our incentive grants are designed to promote ideas, methods, processes and tools which lead to increased lifesaving.

National Partnerships

Discover and participate in groundbreaking and innovative Maddie's Fund originated campaigns and sponsored programs that we believe are revolutionizing our field.

Awards

We seek to spotlight the the incredible efforts of leaders in our industry who are leading the way with their innovative ideas, progressive thinking and lifesaving action and reward them for their efforts with the Maddie Hero Award and the Avanzino Leadership Award.

Grant Requirements

Thank you for your interest in Maddie's Fund's grant opportunities! Please read through all of this information before applying for a grant.

Grant Recognition

The following information for recognition once you have received a grant from Maddie's Fund®. This is a resource to use in addition to the information found in your grant confirmation letter.

Funding History

Maddie's Fund® has awarded animal welfare organizations and universities $187.8 million to save animal lives since our inception. Our grantmaking efforts focus on organizations that honor the foundation's core values of honesty, integrity and mutual respect.

Socially Maddie

Let’s congratulate recent Innovation Grant recipients! Now, why don’t you join them?

May 16, 2017

Have you applied for an Innovation Grant yet? Hurry! The window is open, but it will only last until May 22. We’re kicking off this Innovation Grant cycle by congratulating the recipients from last quarter, and hoping you’ll be inspired by their ideas! “We’re excited that there were so many applications… nearly 500!” said Kelly Clardy,…

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