COVID-19 and Emergency Foster Care Resources

Information and protocol on coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing rapidly. Stay-up-to date with the latest information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

Emergency foster care will likely become a lifeline to shelters that are experiencing overcrowding, economic hardships and as staff members are unable to come in. We’ve seen many shelters send out pleas to their communities asking for help, especially now that many people who have the ability to do so, are working from home.

Please stay safe and thank you for all that you are doing for the pets and people in your community. We will update this page as more resources become available. We've included an "added on" date next to resources to show when we've added new resources to this page. (This has no reflection on when the link's content has been updated).

Funding Opportunities

  • The Pet Foster Care Stimulus Grant
    Maddie’s Fund is proud to offer a brand-new grant opportunity focusing on foster care. The application period opens on Monday, April 13 and closes on Friday, April 17.
  • Other funding opportunities
    Please note, this is not an exhaustive list, and information may have changed since we learned about it.

COVID-19 Information