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

How foster field trips saved a dog named Kathy

October 16, 2018

Is there anything you haven’t tried to save your long-stay dogs who are getting kennel-stressed? Read Kathy’s story and see if what helped her will work for your dogs, too. As Kathy‚Äôs stay at Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) crept beyond 80 days, multiple signs of kennel stress began to appear: jumping, frantic barking at…

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.