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Nonprofit receives grant from the Dave & Cheryl Duffield Foundation

Posted at 12:26 PM, May 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-18 15:26:24-04

The Animal Foundation has received a grant for $1,225,000 from the Dave & Cheryl Duffield Foundation, a private charitable foundation based in Incline Village, Nevada.

The grant will support critical lifesaving programs as part of the Maddie's Pet Project of Nevada campaign, which aims to create a safety net for dogs and cats in Nevada by creating partnerships that increase adoptions from animal shelters, improving access to veterinary care in underserved areas, and cultivating new and existing animal welfare leaders through training and collaboration.

The grant monies will focus on four critical lifesaving programs at The Animal Foundation; the transportation of high-risk animals, feline lifesaving initiatives, a spay/neuter program for large dogs in targeted at-risk areas, and increasing adoption events throughout the valley. Operating as Nevada’s largest open-admission animal shelter, The Animal Foundation provides refuge and healthcare for tens of thousands of helpless animals annually.

The Mission: Possible 2020 initiative to save all healthy and treatable animals who come into The Animal Foundation’s care by the end of 2020 was unveiled in 2015.

Currently, the Animal Foundation is open daily by appointment only by calling 702-955-5901.

For more information and to view adoptable pets, please visit their website.