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

Harness the power of home-based volunteers: Train them to engage with your social media

April 07, 2020

Many shelters and rescues have seen an unprecedented number of pets go into foster homes recently thanks to emergency foster initiatives. Now that these pets are in foster, it’s time to take the next step: getting them adopted.   With the need for social distancing, social media is more important than ever. Volunteers, many of whom won’t be able to visit your building as regularly…

Maddie's Mailing List

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.