April 1, 2024 - April 30, 2024. During this time, you will pilot your new practices.
The Challenge is open to animal shelters, foster-based organizations, and public charities focused on keeping pets and people together and animals in their communities who want to increase inclusivity and provide a welcoming environment for all community members.
To be considered for an award from this Challenge, your organization must submit a Participation Report to Maddie’s Fund at the end of the Challenge Period (April 1 – 30, 2024). This report will be due Wednesday, May 15, 2024 by 5pm PT.
- In order to qualify for a grant from Adopt a Pet, organizations must be actively listing pets on Adopt a Pet and send all required attachments (signed W-9 form, contact form, etc.) to Adopt a Pet prior to receiving payment. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- In order to qualify for a grant from California for All Animals, your organization must be a shelter located in California that houses animals in a brick and mortar facility and is open to the public a minimum of fifteen hours per week for adoptions and/or return to home (includes municipal shelters or private shelters with or without municipal contracts). Animal control agencies that provide field services and/or animal control functions are also eligible to apply, even if they do not perform sheltering services. Organizations must submit all required forms (W-9 form, annual intake and euthanasia data for the last five years [2019 - 2023] and subsequent years through 2026 for cats and dogs, and a Shelter Services Agreement) to California for All Animals prior to receiving a payment.
You must have completed an application for the Challenge and received confirmation from the Maddie's Fund grants team in order to participate in the challenge period. If you have any questions about your eligibility or participation, please contact email@example.com.