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.

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 $237.6 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.

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New crowdfunding platform helps pet owners and animal organizations raise money for vet care

August 23, 2018

Whether you are a shelter professional, rescue volunteer or pet owner, you’ve probably seen people crowdfunding for sick or injured pets. But how do you know it’s legitimate? Sometimes people post copies of their bills, but often you’re asked to simply take their word for it. That’s where Waggle comes in. Waggle partners directly with…

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